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Argos Returns - Bid On A Pallet Load
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Old 29-04-2005, 7:02 AM
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Default Argos Returns - Bid On A Pallet Load

Sorry if this has been posted before just noticed this

Register with Argos and bid on customer returns at their distribution HQ at Daventry, Northants.

Argos staff will load pallet(s) on your vehicle - best to have a van I think.


Handy if you live local



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Old 30-04-2005, 11:49 PM
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dont live local to it but might be handy, signed up waiting to be "considered", many thanks for the info
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i dont live anywhere near this - but have a friend who will travel - do this happen anywhere else in the country???? like sussex????
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Im being 'considered', would it had been better if I had put a company name in as well?
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Just a word of caution. It may be possible to get some great bargains but do your research. You can download the items on each palet as an excell document and I have found more often than not the returns are:
a: no longer available on the web or through argos
b: with a sky high retail value eg 64meg memory sticks with an rrp of 34.99 when nowadays you can easily pick them up for a fiver.
c: stock that is still on argos.com at a much reduced price.
d: some stock -b which could be well used and scratched
e: old technology which is going to be hard to sell on.

Just saying do your research, I've been involved in electrical retail for many years, got quite excited about the site and have done my homework and not found an auction where I could be sure to make a profit. I'm just worried novices will bid 1000s and not be able to re-coupe their investment.
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Worth a go though isn't it....

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Don't want to sound negative, just that there's alot of people selling electrical equipment on ebay and at car boots etc. It's a buyers market and I found (and I
have sat for hours going through argos.com, finding cheap prices of listed stock on shopping comparison sites and finding the lowest prices things sell for on ebay and on about 15 different auctions I would stuggle to make a profit.
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Old 29-05-2005, 1:58 PM
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If it makes you feel any better I cant enough stuff together at the moment to make the b+ and b- pallets as there litrally flying out of the racking
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my mate is a delivery/pick up returns driver for argos and the other day he picked up a leather suite that was to big for the ladys house.. this is classed now as a return and goes to the auction. he has picked up tellys .dvds. computers etc.. some because the colour not right . some because it clashes with the other furniture etc.. yes he has also picked up a sandwich toaster that was non stick etc etc. so if you have the money the time and the space then i would say go for it ..
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Gulp....I was a private buyer! Will I get in to trouble?
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it's probably so they don't have any old member of joe public stumbling accross the site and returning the stuff to a local store if they don't like it. :confused:
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God Damit, I Paid 1.50 for this information. How stupid of me! BTW what do these pallets go for on average???
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God Damit, I Paid 1.50 for this information. How stupid of me! BTW what do these pallets go for on average???
Hope my words might make you feel better. I also paid for this and found out that this site is not for me as a normal consumer.
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Does anyone know if the stuff comes with warranties or not please?
Always looking for a bargain and to help
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I use to have a market stall and there were 2 people with stalls on there selling ex-argos stuff. A lot of it used to go in the skip. When I first started I used to buy bits an bobs but most of it would be broken when I got home if it was boxed. Not everything is of course but as a business you have to have a returns policy - because a lot of people would just bin it from a market it would not matter but selling it on eBay people would expect their money back if it was damaged or faulty. This stuff can also be bought on Gemswholesale!
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Register with Argos and bid on customer returns at their distribution HQ at Daventry, Northants.

Argos staff will load pallet(s) on your vehicle - best to have a van I think.


Handy if you live local


On their site is says:

Once the payment transaction has been approved Argos Clearance will send an email confirming the arrival of the payment in the Argos account and include a unique delivery note number and who to contact to arrange a collection slot. Collection will be from an Argos Distribution centre. The collection warehouse will generally be Burton on Trent DE13 8BX.
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At last the reason why most RO bargains always seem to be available at the Burton shop.
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Does anyone know if the stuff comes with warranties or not please?
No warranties its all sold as seen
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