Argos owner Home Retail  recommended a £1.4 billion cash and shares bid from Sainsbury’s last month.Photograph: Reuters

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The Sainsbury’s-Argos combination will have some 25 million customers, operating a chain of about 2,000 stores. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Supermarket group Sainsbury’s and Argos-owner Home Retail have agreed a £1.3 billion (€1.7bn) deal that will create the UK’s largest non-food retailer(...)

The proposed deal would lead to a full break up of Home Retai, as the company agreed to sell Homebase to Wesfarmers for £340 million in January, simplifying Sainsbury’s effort to gain control of Argos. (Photograph: PA Wire)

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Argos suffered a 13 per cent reduction in traditional walk-in sales in December. Photograph: PA.

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 Supermarket Sainsbury’s has confirmed it made an approach for Argos owner Home Retail Group, which has been rejected. Sainsbury’s said it is considering its position, adding that there can be no certainty that it will make a formal offer for the business, which also owns DIY chain Homebase. (Photograph: PA Wire)

J Sainsbury is considering making an offer for Home Retail Group in a deal that would combine two of the UK’s largest retailers and add everything fr(...)

Home Retail Group shares rose the most in more than two years after a report that private-equity companies are considering a bid for the UK retailer. The stock jumped as much as 7.4 per cent to 111 pence, the steepest gain since September 2013. (Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

Home Retail Group shares rose the most in more than two years after a report that private-equity companies are considering a bid for the UK retailer.(...)