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Will my new TV fit? AO.com’s augmented reality will help

Forget tape measures, the online electricals store, AO.com, today launched cutting-edge augmented reality so that customers can see what a product will look like and if it will fit in their homes.  Augmented reality, which is being introduced on product pages across...

AO launches its biggest ever I.T. recruitment drive

The online electricals store, AO.com, has pushed the button on recruiting over 50 new I.T. roles across its Bolton and Manchester offices over the next 12 months. In its biggest ever I.T. recruitment drive since it was founded in 2000, AO is looking for everything...

Acquisition of Mobile Phones Direct Ltd

AO World Plc (LSE:AO) (“AO” or the “Company”), a leading European online electrical retailer, today announces that it has conditionally agreed to acquire Mobile Phones Direct Limited (“MPD” or the “Target”) for a cash-free, debt-free enterprise value of £32.5m (the...

AO.com crowned Best Sales Team in the UK

The online electricals store, AO.com is proud to announce that it has beaten off competition from across the UK to win two prestigious awards, best UK sales employer and the best UK sales team, at this year’s Institute of Sales Management BESMA Awards. The North West...

AO.com wins Finance Team of the Year

AO.com is proud to announce that it has beaten off competition from across the North West to win Finance Team of the Year at the North West Finance Awards. The awards ceremony is the only one of its kind to recognise the work and achievements of the North...

AO.com gets an unexpected visitor to its Bolton head office

Online electricals store, AO.com had a surprise visitor to its Head Office this Friday, in the form of 72 year old Joe from Bolton. Joe was on the hunt for a new fridge freezer, following the one he had owned for 36 years breaking down. After visiting a number of high...