You might not find the Golden Fleece, but this multi-channel, general merchandise retailer offers plenty of other treasures. Argos is one of the UK's leading online and bricks-and-mortar retailers with some 750 locations throughout England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. The chain sells more than 35,000 products, including consumer electronics, electrical appliances, jewelry, and toys, as well as other household goods and furniture. It also sells gardening supplies, power tools, and sporting equipment. In addition to its stores, Argos sells goods through its catalog and online. Founded in 1973, Argos is the flagship brand of the Home Retail Group and accounts for more than 70% of its parent company's sales.