Amazon today announced it has started recruiting for over 1,000 full-time apprenticeships in the UK in 2021, covering 25 different programmes ranging from IT, safety technician and HR through to software engineering and creative digital design.
Following the publication of Amazon’s Q4 2020 results; David Bicknell, principal analyst in the Thematic Team at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Amazon’s decision to hand Andy Jassy, head of the Amazon Web Services' (AWS)
Amazon reaps benefits during Covid-19 pandemic and estimated 65% of Black Friday spend, says Wunderman Thompson Commerce
As the world’s largest digitally native retailer, Amazon was best placed to reap the benefits during the Covid-19 pandemic, and its latest results are testament to that, states Hugh Fletcher, global head of consultancy and Innovation at Wunderman Thompson Commerce.
According to the Data & Marketing Association’s (DMA) latest research, Amazon has been listed by consumers as their favourite brand in 2020.
Amazon’s online alcohol sales up 121% YOY and online giant beats supermarkets on price, finds Profitero
Profitero today announced the findings of its UK Pandemic Price Price Wars study, which compares item-level price competition across the UK online retail landscape. Amazon UK is heading into the “pandemic” 2020 festive holiday season with the strongest price position
Online marketplaces such as Amazon and Zalando may be set to be the big winners of the second UK-wide lockdown, according to new research.
Amazon’s launches first custom-designed and built electric delivery vehicle in partnership with Rivian
Just a year since announcing The Climate Pledge, Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian.
Amazon’s annual Prime Day event is back in time for the festive season, taking place on 13 and 14 October. The two-day shopping event delivers Prime members incredible savings and deep discounts on over one million deals globally across every
Amazon today announced that 10,000 new permanent roles are being created across the UK in 2020, taking the company’s total permanent UK workforce to more than 40,000.
Today, Amazon announced it is adding more than 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its delivery fleet in Europe this year. Amazon and Mercedes-Benz share a commitment to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, and Mercedes-Benz also announced today
Amazon.co.uk has announced members will get fast grocery delivery – free with their Prime membership – starting today in London and expanding to millions of members across the UK before the end of the year. The product selection includes meat,
ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, today announced support for Amazon.nl, coinciding with Amazon’s launch in the Netherlands. ChannelAdvisor’s support for Amazon.nl allows merchants with a European
Once again, Amazon has found a way to innovate itself: by going a bit more traditional. The company recently opened its first Amazon Go cashierless grocery store in Seattle—showing it can blend its innovative digital approach with the conventional grocery
The Amazon Black Friday Sale continues, with brand new deals every day and more savings to be made than ever before.
Prime Day is coming and this year Prime members will have access to over one million deals worldwide, with more early deals and exclusive offers live on site from today. Prime Day starts at 00.01am on Monday, 15 July and
Deliveroo today announces that Amazon is leading a new $575MM Series G preferred shared funding round, alongside existing investors T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Greenoaks.
Amazon has been named by consumers as their favourite brand, with retail stalwarts Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco the others most mentioned. It was also the only brand to feature inside the top five across a variety
Amazon has been named by consumers as their standout favourite brand, with retail stalwarts Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco the others most mentioned. Additionally, the tech giant is no longer regarded as just an online retailer, as
Amazon named most reputable UK retailer as Sports Direct struggles in Reputation Institute’s 2018 ranking
Amazon, Boots and John Lewis top the 2018 UK Retail RepTrak ranking of the most reputable retailers, Reputation Institute announced today. The research was based on 5,175 individual ratings from among the informed UK general public and based on an
Amazon’s highly-anticipated annual shopping event, Prime Day, will start on the 16th July at midday BST and will run until midnight on the 17th July. Bigger than ever, Prime Day (and a half) will extend from 30 hours in 2017
Amazon is now offering employees transgender resources, including guidance for transgender employees and a toolkit for their managers, co-workers and HR personnel for Amazon offices and fulfilment centres across the country.
Amazon’s impact on the retail industry is undeniable – each and every retailer now competes with the e-commerce giant. And, rightfully so, according to Engagement Labs, Amazon dominates consumer conversations, and is the focus of more consumer talk than any other
According to eMarketer, fashion sales accrued $90.49 billion in 2017, with ecommerce sales representing about 89 percent of this revenue. This year, consumers are expected to spend even more online, but 2018 shoppers aren’t dumping brick and mortar yet.
Amazon is disrupting the parts of retail no one likes. Standing in queues in the supermarket with your jumbo pack of toilet paper and baked beans. New batteries, or cheap bits and bobs you would otherwise buy from pound shops.
Sainsbury’s proposed tie-up with Asda to create a leading grocery, general merchandise and clothing group with 2,800 stores and combined revenues of £51bn, will provide the scale to fend off the threat posed by Amazon in the UK supermarket sector,