Argos owner in roster hunt

The high street giant behind Argos and Homebase is searching for a roster of agencies as it attempts to better engage in current affairs.

Home Retail Group is on the hunt for a six-figure roster to support both brands across consumer and corporate comms, with regional support also playing a key role.

Director of corporate affairs Chris Wermann said the process was part of a PR drive to ensure the firm was engaging customers on topical issues that mattered to them.

'It's about engaging with the popular agenda, and we are looking to broaden our reach into bigger topics,' he said.

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