The shortages are not confined to the food market or the automobile market. With the Covid-19 pandemic, these two sectors have been hit hard, aggravated for two months by the war in Ukraine. Coffee, oil, milk, mustard, semiconductors… so many elements that are missing or that are likely to be missing in the weeks to come. But another sector is bearing the brunt of two years of global pandemic and rising costs: household appliances. Our colleagues from have noticed: sometimes, to order a dishwasher, a hood, a coffee machine or a refrigerator, it’s an obstacle course.
It would also seem that the devices using the most electronic components are the most affected since they have disappeared from the shelves. Induction hobs, for example, bear the brunt of this. Thus, in stores or on online sites, the number of “unavailable” products is growing day by day. And some brands seem more affected than others, this is the case of Philips, whose Senseo coffee makers are very affected, or Bosch. “It’s very simple, we no longer have a single Bosch product on the shelf,” testifies the seller of a Darty in Paris, interviewed by .