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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 Fashion hosts ‘first of its kind’ UK pop-up shopping experience

Amazon Fashion is set to open the doors to its first ever UK pop-up store later this month. Located on London’s Baker Street, the unit will be open from next Tuesday (October 23) to Saturday (October 27), showcasing different men’s and women’s fashion items every other day. All products can …

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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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Amazon partners with Bake Off

Amazon.co.uk has partnered with TV series ‘The Great British Bake Off’ to launch Amazon’s Get Baking Shop. Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr said: “Like the rest of the UK, we love ’The Great British Bake Off’ here at Amazon and Amazon’s Get Baking Shop – with its vast selection …

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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 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 to create 2,500 permanent jobs in the UK in 2018

Amazon announced yesterday (Wednesday June 6) that it will create 2,500 permanent jobs in the UK in 2018, taking its total UK workforce to 27,500 by the end of the year. More than 650 permanent roles will be created in the online giant’s development centres and AWS (Amazon Web Services), in addition …

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Amazon reveals top wedding gifts

As Royal Wedding fever sweeps the nation, Amazon has revealed some of the most popular gift list choices registered by Brits on its wedding list service since 2016. While traditional top products gifted over the last two years include housewares such as grills, cookware and digital wine coolers, Amazon.co.uk’s wedding …

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Amazon is now the UK’s fifth largest retailer, says GlobalData

Amazon is now the fifth biggest player in UK retail, according to GlobalData. The data and analytics company said the online giant accounted for over £4 in every £100 spent on retail in 2017, with its revenue estimated to have risen 22.5% last year, compared with a total online spend …

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