Business expansion
United Kingdom
West Midlands; Shropshire and Staffordshire; Staffordshire CC
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

130 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 September 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Retailer Argos has announced plans to create 130 new jobs at its distribution centre in Stafford. The jobs are permanent positions and there is a range of full time and part time roles available. The positions will be in customer support answering queries from customers in relation to orders, products and deliveries. The centre handles queries for Argos products as well as for Habitat and Sainsbury's TU clothing, which are avilable via the Argos website. The time frame for filling the jobs has not been specified, though there are open recruitment days in September 2018, suggesting that the appointments are imminent. 



Eurofound (2018), Argos, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 95526, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/95526.