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COVID-19 Update from our Founder & CEO, John Roberts

COVID-19 Update from our Founder & CEO, John Roberts

We know that these are unprecedented times with great challenge and uncertainty affecting every family up and down the country. I want to reassure you that at AO, we are doing everything we can to look after our people and in turn, protect our customers. For the last...

AO Business announces partnership with Greggs Foundation

AO Business announces partnership with Greggs Foundation

Online electricals retailer AO has teamed up with Greggs to provide and deliver fridges, freezers and other white goods for struggling families. Following a successful pilot, the new partnership was rolled out nationwide across 500 schools in disadvantaged areas on...

AO launch Big Bang Green Challenge for Cheshire students

AO launch Big Bang Green Challenge for Cheshire students

Online electricals retailer AO are calling on young minds in Cheshire and Staffordshire to help reduce their carbon footprint. The Big Bang Green Logistics Challenge is a competition for schools across the region to design an environmentally friendly vehicle for the...

Building a North West tech community at AO HQ

Building a North West tech community at AO HQ

It’s not every day you find a Fintech bank and a 3D printed droid in the same room. North West Tech Talks are attracting the best tech minds to Bolton with free events open to anyone with a passion for tech, creativity and innovation. Hosted by online electricals...

AO Stars raise thousands for local community project

AO Stars raise thousands for local community project

The AO Stars team, a dedicated group of AO logistics staff who are all part of an in-house personal development programme, have smashed their fundraising target, raising a huge amount for a redevelopment project in Crewe. The final total of £24,040 was revealed at the...

AO Business Introduces Emergency Helpline for Delivery Let Downs

AO Business Introduces Emergency Helpline for Delivery Let Downs

AO Business, the specialist business to business division of online electricals retailer AO.com, has launched an emergency number for property developers, property managers, estate agents and others to call when they have been let down by white goods and electricals...

AO World plc FY20 interim results

AO World plc FY20 interim results

On 18 November 2019, AO World plc published its interim financial results for HY20. John Roberts, AO Founder and Chief Executive Officer, said: “These results were achieved during a period of significant change for the business where we were focused on laying the...

AO Announces First Partnership Following Innovation Pitch Day

AO Announces First Partnership Following Innovation Pitch Day

Following a global search for the next digital disruptors, online electricals store AO has today announced it has started testing technology from the first successful partner sourced through its Innovation Lab. It’s hoped that Surfly will help to make the online...