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Argos is to open a further 200 digital stores, including 80 at Homebase sites.
Argos is to open ten digital stores of up to 5,000 sq ft in Sainsbury's supermarkets across the country this year.
Argos is planning to open about six small format stores of up to 5,000 sq ft in London this year, and Argos counters will also open in 20 Homebase sites next year.
Argos is looking to recruit 10,000 seasonal workers at its 735 stores for the Christmas period.
Argos is to create 12,000 temporary jobs in its 740 stores during the Christmas period.
Argos is planning to transfer its Midlands distribution centre and up to 440 jobs from the Wincanton site in Corby to Lutterworth this year.
Argos is to invest £70m in the refurbishment of its stores over the next five years, in order to display more products and reduce congestion.
Argos is to open a second catalogue store in Glasgow in August, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Argos is looking to open up to 30 smaller catalogue stores of about 3,500 sq ft in London.
Argos is planning to open up to 35 smaller city centre stores of about 5,000 sq ft over the next five years.
Argos is to acquire 33 Index catalogue stores for £44m, while the remaining 126 Index stores will be closed by Littlewoods with the loss of 3,200 jobs.
Argos is to set up a 500,000 sq ft distribution centre at Max Park in Corby in the spring, with the creation of 400 jobs, and the site will be operated by Wincanton.
Argos is seeking permission to set up a flagship store at the £100m Cattle Market development in Gloucester.
Argos is seeking permission to build a 730,000 sq ft home delivery distribution centre on the Faverdale Industrial Estate in Darlington, with the creation of 700 jobs.
Argos is creating 160 customer service jobs at its Argos Direct office and warehouse centre in Stafford.
Argos has announced plans to vacate its distribution centre in Daventry by May 2004, which will affect more than 450 employees, having signed a contract to develop a new site near Burton-on-Trent.
Argos is considering plans to build a distribution centre near Lichfield with the creation of about 200 jobs, and negotiations are taking place with East Staffordshire Borough Council.
Argos is to set up a home delivery warehouse at the former Manchester Tobacco factory in Trafford Park, creating up to 200 new jobs.
Argos has issued a profits warning due to poor sales of toys, jewellery and electrical goods, while it has also announced plans to cut 100 head office jobs, close a warehouse in Welwyn Garden City, create a new distribution centre in Lancashire, and pilot a home shopping service.