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Amazon research reveals the nation’s Christmas shopping habits

Each Brit spends an average of 882 hours Christmas shopping, purchasing 1,386 presents across a lifetime, according to a new survey commissioned by online retailer Amazon to mark the launch of the Christmas Shop and Gift Finder on Amazon.co.uk. Across the average adult lifetime, Brits will receive 630 presents and …

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Amazon.co.uk prepares for biggest ever Black Friday Sale

Amazon.co.uk has announced that its Black Friday Sale will run for 10 days, from 00:00 on Friday November 16 until 23:59 on Sunday November 25, with ‘more offers than ever before’ on consumer electronics, home items, toys, games, fashion, jeweller and beauty products. Amazon will offer ‘Deals of the Day’ …

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Amazon reveals the UK’s best loved housewares of the last 20 years

Housewares and cookbooks appear in a poll of Amazon.co.uk’s best-selling products of the last 20 years, commissioned by the online retailer to mark its 20th anniversary. In 2001, the best-selling book was ‘Happy Days with the Naked Chef’ by Jamie Oliver In 2003, the best-selling housewares product was George Foreman Family …

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Amazon to create 1,000 jobs across three cities

Amazon plans to open a new corporate office in Manchester in 2019. Located in the city’s Hanover Building in the Northern Quarter, the six-storey, 90,000sq ft site will create at least 600 new corporate and R&D roles. The online retailer will also expand its Development Centres in Edinburgh and Cambridge, …

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Amazon raises minimum wage

Amazon has announced that it is increasing its minimum wage to £10.50 for the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK for all full-time, part-time, temporary (including those hired by agencies), and seasonal employees, from November 1. The new Amazon £10.50/£9.50 minimum wage will benefit more than …

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Millions take part in Amazon’s biggest Prime Day yet

The UK joined 16 other countries around the world yesterday to celebrate Prime Day 2018 (Tuesday July 17), Amazon’s exclusive shopping event for Prime members. Prime Day 2018 was the busiest shopping event of the year so far on Amazon.co.uk, with millions of items ordered. This year’s Prime Day was …

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Amazon unboxes Prime Day 2018 Deals

Amazon Prime Day (and a half) kicked off at midday today (Monday, July 16) and will run until midnight on July 17. The online giant is offering 36 hours of deal shopping across TVs, smart home, kitchen, grocery, toys, furniture, fashion and appliances. The retailer said: ‘This year in the …

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Amazon announces Prime Day 2018 details

Amazon revealed today (Tuesday July 3) that its annual shopping event, Prime Day, will start on July 16 at midday and run until midnight on July 17. The online retailer said: ‘Bigger than ever, Prime Day (and a half) will extend from 30 hours in 2017 to 36 hours this year, with …

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Amazon opens new office in Dublin

Amazon has announced that it is creating more than 1,000 permanent new jobs in Ireland over the next two years. In addition to central Dublin, where Amazon opened a new 170,000sq ft building on June 18, the roles will be based in Amazon locations in North County Dublin, Blanchardstown and …

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Amazon expands its Home Services to the UK

Amazon has announced the launch of Home Services in the UK. Amazon Home Services features a list of background-checked tradespeople and service providers, who offer upfront pricing, accompanied by ratings and verified reviews from customers. So customers buying products on Amazon.co.uk, including household appliances, can now schedule installation or assembly …

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