Co-op boss warns of Christmas shortages as supply chain crisis boils over

Steve Murrells Co-op

Co-op boss Steve Murrells has warned customers will face some availability issues over Christmas, as the retailer battles to contain ongoing wider supply chain problems.

On the day the Co-op reported a dip in profits in the first half, Murrells said the ongoing global supply chain issues combined with an acute lack of HGV delivery drivers in the UK would also affect profits in the second half of the year. 

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