Argos boosted by Christmas sales

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File photo dated 26/10/12 of an Argos store as the retailer has revealed its best Christmas performance for more than 10 years after making further progress in its plan to become a digital-led retailer with nearly half of sales made online. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday January 16, 2014. See PA story CITY Home. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
File photo dated 26/10/12 of an Argos store as the retailer has revealed its best Christmas performance for more than 10 years after making further progress in its plan to become a digital-led retailer with nearly half of sales made online. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday January 16, 2014. See PA story CITY Home. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Argos revealed its best Christmas performance for more than 10 years after making further progress in its plan to become a digital-led retailer with nearly half of sales made online.

Another strong Christmas for tablet computers and the recent launch of Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 games consoles helped like-for-like sales jump 3.8% in the 18 weeks to January 4.