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Amazon prepares to open fulfilment centre in Rugby

Online giant Amazon has announced plans to open a new fulfilment centre, in the Warwickshire town of Rugby, later this year. Amazon director of UK customer fulfilment Stefano Perego said: “We’re delighted to expand our operations in the Midlands, where we already have a dedicated workforce of more than 2,500 …

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Amazon.co.uk kicks off Boxing Day Sale with housewares deals

The Amazon.co.uk Boxing Day Sale launched today (Tuesday December 26) with new deals available as often as every five minutes on products from housewares and electricals to toys, games, fashion, jewellery, beauty and more, while stocks last. Thousands of ‘Lightning Deals’ – products available at a discount, in limited quantities, …

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Cookbooks dominate Amazon’s best sellers chart for 2017

Amazon.co.uk has released its 2017 Trends Report, which looks back at what its customers across the UK have bought, read, listened to and watched this year. For print books, recipe books lead the way. The online retailer said: ‘In 2017, more cooks were added to kitchens across the UK as …

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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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