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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...

AO Tech Wins Team of the Year Award 2019

AO Tech Wins Team of the Year Award 2019

Bolton based retailer, AO.com is proud to announce that AO Tech has won the Team of the Year - Large Organisations award at last night’s inaugural Computing Rising Star Awards 2019, beating competition from entrants from across the UK. The Computing Rising Star...

Report shows AO only fridge recycling plant to be meeting UK standards

Report shows AO only fridge recycling plant to be meeting UK standards

CO2 emissions equivalent to 100,000 family cars were released in 2017 and 2018 because of poor standards in UK fridge recycling plants, according to an independent study commissioned by leading electricals retailer, AO. The study analysed data submitted by UK fridge...

AO announces new logistics partnership with Aldi

AO announces new logistics partnership with Aldi

Online electricals retailer AO has today announced that it has partnered with the UK’s fastest growing supermarket / fifth largest supermarket* Aldi, to begin delivering Specialbuys products ordered online by its customers that require home delivery. AO has a wealth...

UK’s First Mobile Phone ‘Slow Lane’ Created for Distracted Walkers

UK’s First Mobile Phone ‘Slow Lane’ Created for Distracted Walkers

Research reveals increase in distracted pedestrians bumping into each other because they’re engrossed by their phone – with 75% of Brits saying they are guilty of this.  59% of the population think that people spend too much time looking down at their phones in public...