Tag Archives: Amazon.co.uk

Mintel charts the Amazon effect

A new study from market research company Mintel claims that almost nine out of ten (86%) Brits were Amazon users/shoppers in the year to October 2018. According to Mintel, more Amazon shoppers increased their shopping (21%) with the internet giant than decreased it (13%) over the period. Overall, 70% shopped …

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Amazon announces 1,000 apprenticeships

Amazon announced today (Tuesday February 26) that it plans to create over 1,000 full-time apprenticeship roles in the UK over the next two years. With applications open from the first week of March, the apprentices’ pay will range from an entry level starting salary of £9.50/£10.50 an hour up to …

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Amazon launches own furniture brands

Amazon.co.uk has unveiled its first own brands of furniture available in the UK. Movian and Alkove include products for the living room, dining room, bedroom and beyond. Both ranges are available now at amazon.co.uk/amazon-home The online retailer said: ‘These home and interior lines aim to refresh the home with versatile …

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Amazon unwraps the nation’s last minute Christmas Eve purchases

As the festive period approaches, Amazon has revealed the late purchases made on Christmas Eve 2017 via its Prime Now delivery service, that allows customers in selected postcodes to order as late as 10pm on Christmas Eve 2018 for same-day delivery. Food items including Morrisons Christmas pudding, Morrisons Wensleydale with …

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Black Friday is here

Amazon.co.uk’s Black Friday Sale is here today (November 23), featuring more deals than ever before. It will be live until 23:59 on Sunday November 25 with new ‘Deals of the Day’ available every 24 hours throughout the period. There will also be tens of thousands of ‘Lightning Deals’ – products …

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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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