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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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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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