The UK is expected to go tell the EU it wants out later this month, if it can get approval from the House of Lords.
So far, lots of vendors have jacked up their prices but there are fears that more could be in store for the channel.
Each time there has been a major Brexit development the pound has received a kicking and some are getting prepared for more potential issues with prices.
HP, Dell, Lenovo, Apple and Microsoft have raised hardware prices between 10-15 percent and software prices by 20 percent, but it is likely that there will be more price hikes in the works,
The hard Brexit is coming when the dollar has seen considerable rises and since hardware components are traded in the US currency, this ultimately means price rises.
Many channel partners avoided passing too many price rises by managing stock but that could be impossible if further hikes come through the supply chain.
When Article 50 is triggered and the formal process starts, the channel is at the mercy of the overall economy which means price rises could be spectacular.
Many of the major vendors supplying from the USA face significant pressure for them to recover ground lost by exchange rate changes.