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Headers: Books, Electronics & Photo, Music, DVD, Video, Software, PC & Video Games, Home & Garden, Toys & Games
Although associated mostly with books of which they have a huge stock, covering nearly all subjects, Amazon now sells virtually everything. And their prices are surprisingly good. The electrical goods, for example, are very competitively priced. The site is very easy to navigate and there are also a huge selection of useful, and usually well written reviews for products. You can also search for goods available in the auction department plus you can get good deals from the many used items sold at Amazon.
• Special Features: 30 returns policy.
• Free Delivery on most orders >£15
Headers: Accessories, American Style, Cooker Hoods, Dishwashers, Freestanding Cookers, Hobs, Laundry, Microwaves, Ovens, Range Cookers, Refrigeration
Excellent range of kitchen appliances from most of the major brand names. Gas, dual fuel and electric cookers plus electric and gas hobs available. Appliance City is based in Gotham Lane, Bunny, Nottingham and is part of Bunny Appliance Warehouse Limited which was established in 1984. They are open 6 days a week:- Monday Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 5pm Bank Holidays 11am to 3pm.
Headers: Furniture, Homewares, Household Appliances, Sound & Vision, Office PC & Phone, Photography, Sports & Leisure, DIY Garden & Pets, Toys & Games, Baby, Personal Care, Jewellery & Watches
The retail giant Argos sells an enormous range of (mostly) household goods and usually at very competitive prices. Also, they very often have sales on, so its always worth while checking out the website if you can't get down to your nearest store - I know we've managed to get some good bargains in the past! The site is fast loading and easy to navigate. Argos was founded in 1973 and now has over 500 stores throughout the UK and Ireland. Argos is headquartered in Stafford.
• Special Features: Free 16 returns days policy for non faulty items. Either return to your nearest store or they will collect free of charge. You can also set up gift lists with Argos for weddings, anniversaries etc.
Headers: Groceries, Financial Services, Books, CDs, DVDs, Games, Electricals, Furniture, Gifts, Mobile Phones, Opticians, Photo, Travel
Not just groceries, but speaking of which, if you order your groceries online with an Asda credit card you get free delivery! Check the website to see if they deliver in your area.
Very large range of electrical equipment:
TVs & DVDs, Home & Kitchen, Audio & Hi Fi, Satellite Navigation, Cameras & Camcorders, Computing & Gaming, Health & Beauty, Electrical Accessories
Delivery charges vary according to item but are clearly shown on each product page.
Headers: Audio, Camcorders, Cleaners, Cooking, Digital Cameras, Dishwashers, DVD Players (~60), Heating Appliances, Laundry, Massage Chairs, Refrigeration, Small Kitchen Goods, Televisions, VCR's, Fitness & Game Equipment
Be-direct have been trading online since 1998. They have a large range of products in all categories (over 4000 items ) and sell most major brands of electrical goods such as Sony, Panasonic, Zanussi, Samsung, Magimix, Dualit, Toshiba and many more. Extended warranty available. Be Direct is based in St Clears, Carmarthenshire.
• Connection Service: Can be arranged if required - please contact for a quote.
• Free Delivery - Free UK delivery except Isle of Wight, Scottish Islands and Highlands, Scilly Isles, Isle of Man, and Northern Ireland.
Headers:Kitchen & Home, Home Entertainment, Computing, Portable Technology
As you would expect from one of the largest retailers in the UK, Comet have a very wide range of products for sale online in all categories. In addition, Comet provides comprehensive product guides for the whole of their range. Additional features are a repair service backed up by over 600 engineers across the UK, old fridges removed for £15, connection and installation available where neccessary plus extended warranties.
• Special Features: Monthly payment plans on selected products. Returns policy: 28 days for unopened items, 7 days for opened items. Comet now offers "Click and Collect" - order online and collect from your nearest Comet branch.
• Connection Service: Comet offers a connection service for washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, electric cookers, ovens & hobs, TVs.
• Special Offers:Comet Current Discount Codes
• Free Delivery on all kitchen appliances >£399
Cook in Style
Headers: Cutting & Chopping, Tableware & Serving, Stovetop & Ovenware, Coffee & Tea, Kitchen Utensils, Wine & Barware, Kitchen Electrical, Weighing & Measuring, Celebrity Chef Ranges, Cookbooks & Recipes, Outdoor Entertaining, Kitchen Storage
Large range of high quality, value for money, kitchen products, from chefs knives to kitchen trollies. Cook in Style has plenty of experience - their High Street retail shop first opened its doors in 1843! Cook in Style is owned by InStyle Products Limited and is based in Ware, Hertfordshire.
Co-op Electrical Shop
Headers: Laundry & Dishwashers, Refrigeration, Cooking, Built in Appliances, Kitchen Sinks & Taps, Televisions, DVD & Video, Audio & Hi Fi, Small Appliances, Vacuum Cleaners, Heating
• Connection Service: is not available but for a small fee they will remove old kitchen appliances if they are disconnected.
• Special Features: 14 day returns policy. Many items, including large appliances, can be delivered within 2 days. Look out for the "Rapid Delivery" symbol.
Delivery is for mainland UK only
Headers: TV + DVD, Kitchen, Phot, Sat Nav, Games, Audio, Computing, Fitness, Household, Gadgets
Although the Dixons High Street stores have been re-branded as Curry's Digital, the Dixons brand continues to trade online. (Currys, Dixons and PC World amongst others are part of the same electrical retail group, DSG Retail Limited). Thousands of products from binoculars to mp3 players, from global positioning systems to recordable DVD players, not to mention a huge range of kitchen appliances. Fast, no fuss, secure online shopping.
• Special Features: Price Match promise. Finance options available.
• Installation Service: Available for large kitchen appliances and TVs. Removal service also available.
Headers: Computing & Electronics, Home & Garden, Kitchen & Cooking, Health & Beauty, Gifts & Travel
Electricshopping offers a wide range of home electrical equipment with a really good selection of small kitchen appliances. The range includes fitness equipment, personal care products, computer systems, hardware and peripherals plus an excellent range of home security equipment. You can even buy garden tools, patio heaters and outdoor lights. Excellent range. Founded in 1997, Electricshopping is owned by The Tomorrow Group and is based in London and is an authorised reseller and service agent to all the brands on its site.
• Special Features: 14 day returns policy
• Free UK Delivery - Free except for NI, Highlands and Islands
• European Delivery Available
Headers: Womens, Mens, Kids, Interiors, Electrical, DIY & Outdoor, Extras
Clothes for all the family plus home accessories and furniture, audio visual and computer equipment, garden and outdoor equipment - in short all the things you would expect to see in the Grattan catalogue! Buy online or request a catalogue. Grattan belongs to the same group of companies as Freemans and Kaleidoscope.
• Special Features: Interest free credit terms available plus there is a free 14 day returns policy on unwanted items.
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: - 20% off first order (excluding electrical and sale items)
Headers: Womens, Mens, Babies & Kids, Electrical, Home & Garden, Leisure
The website is operated by the catalogue people, Great Universal. This means that you can either pay immediately by credit or debit card, or you can open an account with them. Account holders get 20 weeks interest free credit and 40 weeks for some items such as computers and mobile phones. There is a large choice of clothing, electrical and home and garden goods - just what you would expect from a catalogue.
• Special Features: Free 14 day returns policy
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: 10% discount is available for first timevisitors and up to 20% off Great Universal catalogue prices when you buy online.
Headers: Kitchen Tools, Kitchen Utensils, Kitchen Appliances, Home Appliances, Craft Supplies
Great shop! Based in Windermere, Lakeland is a family run bussiness supplying an excellent range of appliances for the home and the kitchen, from storage solutions to nut choppers. And the prices are pretty competitive too. Also there is a very good range of craft supplies. Buy online or request a catalogue.
• Special Features: Free returns
• Free Delivery on orders >£45
Headers: Women, Men, Kids & Toys, Sport & Leisure, Home & Garden, Appliances, Electronics, Jewellery & Gifts
Littlewoods, famous for many years for its catalogue service, now offers over 40,000 products online, including clothing and footwear for all the family, sports equipment, toys, furniture and home accessories, electrical equipment plus a wide range of garden equipment, tools and accessories. Request a catalogue or buy online.
• Special Features: Interest free payment plans available. Free 14 day returns policy.
• Free Delivery
• Special Offers: £15 off when you open a credit account
Headers: Womens, Mens, Babies & Kids, Electronics, Appliances, Home & Garden, Sports & Leisure, Toys & Games, Jewellery & Gifts
Isme is the online arm of Marshall Ward - many of you may be familiar with the Marshall Ward catalogue. Like most catalogues, they sell a wide range of clothing for all the family, plus household and leisure items. If you don't want to pay for goods immediately, you can set up an Assist account with them and pay monthly. No credit charge is made if you pay by the due date. If you prefer, you can order a catalogue online. Marshall Ward also offers a range of financial services including loans and insurance.
• Special Features: Free 14 day returns policy - goods will be collected. Sign up for the newsletter and be entered in a monthly draw to win £1000 to spend online at Marshal Ward.
• Special Offers: 10% discount with your first order.
Headers: Women, Lingerie, Men, Children, Homeware, Electrical, Gifts, Flowers, Gift Vouchers
Next Directory is the UK's largest direct home shopping company. You can shop online, on the high street and by telephone. (Next has hundreds of high street stores throughout the UK). The website also has a "quickshop" feature - if you know the code numbers of the goods you want to order you can just enter these. You can pay by credit card or you can open a Next account and you will receive a monthly statement. There is a small charge if you order a copy of the Next Directory.
• Special Features: Returns are free on account purchases. Next day delivery on flowers.
• Connection Service: Connection service available on freestanding washing machines, washer dryers and dishwashers. Your old machine must be disconnected first. They will also dispose of your old appliance. Charges apply.
Headers: Kitchen, Home Products, DIY, Garden, Cooling & Heating
Established in 1872, Robert Dyas now has over 85 stores in the UK selling home and garden products. They offer a respectable, if not huge, range of products from leading brands such as Tefal, Philips and Morphy Richards, at very competitive prices. Robert Dyas is a member of the Tropical Forest Trust, which is an international organization working to conserve tropical hardwood forests worldwide.
Sainsbury's Kitchen Appliances
Headers: Washing & Laundry, Cooking, Refrigeration, Energy Saving, Accessories
Over 4,000 Kitchen Appliances from Washing Machines to Coffee Machines. There are four easy to use selection boxes at the top to make your choice - Type, Manufacturer, Value and Fitting. They have practically every brand on the market Admiral, AEG, Baumatic ... to Zanussi you name it they've got it. Plus a large range of energy saving items also. You might like to check the the "Savings" page where you can often pick up some very good bargains. Sainsbury's Kitchen Appliances is, of course, part of the Sainsbury's Group of companies.
• Special Features: - You can earn Nectar points at a rate of 2 Nectar points for every £1 you spend
• Connection Service: Connection of a free standing washing machine, washer dryer or dishwasher to suitable plumbing and plug socket. Sainsbury's will also disposal of your existing appliances (not refrigeration units).
Scotts of Stow
Headers: Kitchen, House & Home, Bed & Bath, Garden, Country Living, Gifts
Stylish living, from Egyptian cotton bedlinen to fine bone china diningware. Plus cookware, electrical items, furniture, pet accessories and outdoor clothing. Plus more. Although Scotts has 4 fairly specialised shops in Stow, the online outlet is more like a department store, with the range of goods reflecting that. You can also request a catalogue online. Fast easily navaigable website. Head office is based in Groundwell, Swindon, Wiltshire.
Headers: Homeware, Clothing
Tchibo is a German retailer who opened its first store in the UK in 2000. There are now 30 shops nationwide, with a home shopping service based in Liverpool. Originally coffee specialists, they now sell a wide range of non food items for the home - its difficult to say exactly what they sell as they have new ranges in every wednesday! Tchibo has over 60 shops within the UK. Buy online or request a catalogue.
Small selection of small kitchen appliances & equipment plus a few kitchen accessories.
Headers: Computing & Phones, Home Electrical, Sound & Vision, Furniture, House & HOme, DIY & Car, Sports & Leisure, Baby & Toddler, Toys & Games
Tesco.com is the world's biggest online grocery retailer, but there is also a massive range of other non-grocery products available on the Tesco website, form electrical items to toys and games. Plus Tesco runs regular price checks to ensure that prices are highly competive.
• Special Features: Free returns within 28 days. Clubcard points on all purchases.
• Connection Service: Connection service on cookers, washing machines, refrigeration equipment, washer/dryers and dishwashers - charges may apply. Removal and disposal service also available.
Headers: Vision, Audio, Audio Separates, Gaming, Communication, Laundry, Dishwashers, Refrigeration, Vacuum Cleaners, Cooking, Small Appliances, Fires, Fitness Equipment
Tribal UK offers a wide range of household electrical appliances from major manufacturers. They also offer real stone fireplaces plus a very good range of fitness equipment including exercise bikes, cross trainers, air walkers, rowing machines and treadmills. Goods are delivered directly from the manufacturer. Tribal UK is based in Norwich.
• Special Features: Warranties available.
• Free Delivery - deliveries to mainland UK only
Headers: Bathroom, Bathroom Accessories, Fitted Kitchen Appliances, Garden, Household, Kitchen Accessories, Lighting, Luggage, Accessories and Fashion Bags, Plumbing, Security and Safety, Tools, World of Sport, Electronics
Owned by Ultratrueflow of Burnley, Trueshopping offers a wide range of mostly household, garden and DIY products plus an excellent sports department, at very competitive prices. Many of the bathroom products are made exclusively for Ultratrueflow.
• Free Mainland Delivery on orders >£50
• International Delivery Available
Whittard of Chelsea
Headers: Tea, Instant Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Coffee Equipment, Ceramics, Food, Gifts
Specialist tea, coffee and hot chocolate plus a nice range of coffeee equipment and mugs and cups. Whittard of Chelsea has been selling teas and coffees since 1886 - I think its safe to say the company has some experience in the matter! Buy online or request a catalogue. Whittard of Chelsea is based in Union Road, London.
• Special Features: 30 day returns policy
• International Delivery Available
Headers: Kitchen, Cleaning & Laundry, Garden Inflatables, Heating & Cooling, DIY & Garden Tools, Electric Blankets, Electrical Travel Accessories
Based in Huddersfield, Brennands is a family run business offering a large range of kitchen and home accessories, including small kitchen appliances, accessories and cookware. Heating & Cooling includes fans, heaters and electric fires. There is also a smallish range of electric garden tools.
• Special Features: Loyalty points given for every pound you spend with them.