"Thousands of Argos customers who took out store cards will get letters promising them compensation after they were wrongly charged late fees.
The owner of the retail giant, Home Retail Group, said it is putting aside £30million to refund customers. The mistake was discovered after a management shake up.
Like many high street chains, Argos offers customers store cards that allow them to buy upfront and pay later. But when customers failed to pay on time, the retailer demanded what it now describes as “excess fees”.
Argos will now write to affected customers telling them of the m