Tag Archives: Amazon.co.uk

Alexa, how was Prime Day?

Amazon has announced that Prime Day 2019 was the largest shopping event in the online giant’s history across the globe. Over July 15 and July 16, sales surpassed the previous Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Prime members purchased more than 175 million items throughout the event. Prime Day was …

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Amazon to create over 2,000 permanent jobs in UK in 2019

Amazon announced today (Wednesday July 3) that it will create 2,000 new jobs in the UK in 2019, in a move that will take its total permanent workforce to more than 29,500 by the end of the year. The roles include engineers, software developers, data scientists, and cloud and machine learning experts, along …

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Amazon launches Clicks and Mortar programme to help small online businesses sell on the high street

Amazon launched Clicks and Mortar today (Monday June 3): an initiative designed to help small businesses grow both in-store and online. The programme, in partnership between Enterprise Nation, will enable more than 100 small online businesses to sell on the high street for the first time in 10 Clicks and …

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Amazon.co.uk releases #SmileItsSummer Trend Report

Amazon.co.uk has released its #SmileItsSummer Trend Report, predicting the experiences, services and products that will make Brits smile this summer. The independent report, commissioned by Amazon.co.uk and informed by Martin Raymond, co-founder of The Future Laboratory, used future-forecasting to identify six key trends for this summer: Fresh is Best The …

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Amazon to open new fulfilment centre in East Midlands

Amazon announced yesterday (Thursday April 25) that it plans to open a new fulfilment centre at Kegworth in the East Midlands, and begin recruitment for more than 500 permanent jobs. The internet giant said the new centre ‘will help meet growing customer demand, further increase our product selection and support …

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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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