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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 to open a new fulfilment centre in Bristol

Amazon has announced plans to open a fulfilment centre in Bristol in 2018, creating more than 1,000 permanent jobs in the local area. Recruitment will begin next year for a range of new roles, including operations managers, engineers, HR and IT specialists. The online giant said it is expanding its …

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Amazon opens new UK head office and reveals plans to double R&D roles in London

Amazon today (Tuesday July 25) opened the doors to its new UK head office and Development Centre at Principal Place in London. The building in Shoreditch is part of a mixed-use scheme with half an acre of public piazza and events space and 20,000sq ft of retail. In 2014, Amazon …

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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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Amazon retains top spot for satisfied customers

Amazon has secured the top spot in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI), published yesterday (Wednesday July 12) by The Institute of Customer Service. The ecommerce giant leads the top 10 for the fourth consecutive time and is followed by high performers from the retail, tourism and banking sectors. UKCSI …

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Amazon promises ‘epic day of deals’

Amazon is kicking off its third annual Prime Day tomorrow (Tuesday July 11) six hours early – giving Prime members 30 hours to shop from 6pm tonight (Monday July 10). The online giant, promises that tomorrow will be an ‘epic day of deals’ ‘for Prime members around the world, with …

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Amazon announces date of third annual Prime Day

Amazon has named Tuesday July 11 as its third annual Prime Day. The online giant promises ‘hundreds of thousands’ of deals exclusively for Prime members around the world on this date. Members can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping starting at 6pm on Monday, July 10, with new deals as …

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Amazon adds Joseph Joseph and Tassimo to Dash Button

Amazon has extended its Dash Button programme in the UK from today (Tuesday June 20). The online giant describes Dash Button as a Wi-Fi-connected device that enables customers to reorder their favourite products with the simple press of a button, making it easier for them to restock at the exact …

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Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market

Online giant Amazon and Whole Foods Market have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the deal, Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt. Amazon founder and ceo Jeff Bezos said: “Millions …

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