AO boss Roberts: ‘It’s a daily fight for product’


AO boss John Roberts has admitted the business is facing a “daily fight” to source electrical products as supply chains adapt with the coronavirus crisis and Britain’s exit from the EU. 

Roberts expressed frustration at the challenges his team have faced to secure supply as retailers worldwide scramble for the same product.

Roberts said: “The supply chain challenges continue. Exactly how they’re going to be exacerbated or resolved through the Brexit process in truth is completely unknown. 

“The truth is, honestly, we don’t know [how it will pan out], so it’s all best effort to try and protect customers from it. 

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