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Amazon.co.uk launches Christmas Gift Finder service

According to a new poll commissioned by online retailer Amazon, 53% of Brits believe they always buy the perfect Christmas gift – but more than two in five admit to re-gifting unwanted presents. Almost a quarter (24%) of the survey’s 2,000 participants claimed their other half was the toughest person …

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Housewares feature in Amazon Prime’s greatest hits

Online retailer Amazon is marking 10 years of its Amazon Prime membership programme in the UK by revealing the greatest hits and highlights of Prime over the last decade. Amazon Prime launched here in November 2007. Prime members benefit from unlimited one-day delivery and access to film and TV shows, …

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Amazon gives Prime membership to every household in 10 villages

Online retailer Amazon is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Amazon Prime membership programme in the UK by giving Prime membership to 10 villages for a year. Amazon has identified 10 small villages whose residents have been amongst the most frequent Amazon customers over the past decade. The ‘Prime Villages’ …

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Amazon announces Black Friday Sale and London pop-up

The Amazon.co.uk Black Friday Deals Store will be open from 00.00 on Friday November 17 until 23.59 on Sunday November 26. The online retailer will offer ‘Deals of the Day’ every day throughout the period, ranging from Amazon devices, electronics and pet supplies to items for the kitchen, home and …

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Amazon to open a new fulfilment centre in Bolton

Amazon today (Friday October 13) announced plans to open a new fulfilment centre in Bolton next year. Bolton will be the ecommerce giant’s third fulfilment centre in the north-west, joining Manchester and Warrington, and will take the total number of permanent jobs created by Amazon in the region to more …

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Amazon.co.uk shares its Summer 2017 Trends Report

Amazon.co.uk has revealed the nation’s shopping and entertainment trends so far this year. The online retailer’s Summer 2017 Trends Report singles out Sunday as the most popular day for shopping for fashion and food, with many customers ordering their groceries for Monday and must-have outfits for the week ahead. When …

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Amazon.co.uk launches ‘Shop the Future’ store

From smart cushions to self-watering planters, Amazon.co.uk’s new ‘Shop the Future’ store features innovative electricals and homeware, along with health & wellness, entertainment & leisure, children’s toys and food products. Announced today (Thursday July 20) by the online retailer, the ‘Shop the Future’ store at www.amazon.co.uk/shopthefuture is billed as ‘the …

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Prime members enjoy biggest global shopping event in Amazon history

Sales clocked up by Amazon yesterday (July 11) during its third annual Prime Day event surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday globally, making it the biggest day ever in Amazon history. Prime Day, which ran for 30 hours from 6pm on Monday (July 10), featured deals exclusively for Amazon’s Prime …

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AmazonFresh expands service to 302 postcodes

Amazon.co.uk has announced that AmazonFresh is expanding to 42 postcodes in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. The online grocery service, which made its UK debut a year ago, is now available in a total of 302 postcodes across London and the south-east. This means Amazon Prime members in selected postcodes across London, …

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Amazon to open new Development Centre in Cambridge

Amazon announced today (Thursday May 4) that it is investing a new Development Centre site in Cambridge that will open this Autumn. The 60,000sq ft site at One The Square in the city’s CB1 business district will have capacity for more than 400 employees, including machine learning scientists, knowledge engineers, …

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