Today Amazon announces the launch of its first UK micromobility hub for more sustainable deliveries in Central London. E-cargo bikes and walkers from the new hub, along with Amazon’s electric fleet already on London’s roads, will make over five million
Amazon is launching five electric Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) in its delivery fleet for the first time in the UK. The 37-tonne fully-electric vehicles are now operating from Amazon’s fulfilment centres in Tilbury and Milton Keynes, transporting customer packages with
Amazon and EIT Climate-KIC, Europe’s leading climate innovation hub, today announce the start of the Amazon Launchpad Sustainability Accelerator, a 12-week bespoke programme to support innovative, early-stage start-ups who are building more sustainable products and want to scale fast. The
Amazon and Co-op confirm that customers in Nottingham and surrounding areas including Beeston, Bingham, and Lowdham are now able to do their full Co-op grocery shop on Amazon.co.uk and, enjoy same-day delivery included with Prime.
Amazon today announced that customers can now buy from a selection of more than 200,000 Climate Pledge Friendly products, with over 100,000 of them available in Europe (the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain).
Amazon has announced that over one million people applied for a job at Amazon globally as part of Career Day 2021 – with around 30,000 people applying in the UK. The virtual event attracted job seekers from around 40 European
Co-op has today announced plans to accelerate its ecommerce strategy and drive rapid growth in the market for community-based home deliveries, with a new partnership with Amazon and an acceleration of robot deliveries. The moves are part of an ambitious
Amazon's plans to open several department-style stores across the US, offering consumers the chance to physically shop for clothing, household items, electronics, and other popular goods, will send ripples through the retail sector, says software specialist VAI.
As COVID-19 restrictions ease in many parts of the world and non-essential retail in England reopens on July 19th, Wunderman Thompson Commerce’s Future Shopper Report 2021 – which surveyed over 28,000 consumers across 17 countries on their current and future
Amazon today published the 2021 UK SME Impact Report, highlighting that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) selling on Amazon have created 175,000 jobs across the UK and recorded over £3.5 billion in export sales in 2020.
E-commerce expert Alexander Graf explains why Amazon’s astonishing figures shouldn’t make retailers despair—but start getting personal
Amazon today announces the first two exporting events in a series with the Department for International Trade providing startups, and small and medium-sized businesses with free advice to help them sell their products globally on Amazon’s stores and beyond.
Amazon today announces the creation of an Amazon Apprenticeship Fund to help small businesses across England take on apprentices through the levy transfer scheme. The £2.5 million investment will help create more than 200 new apprenticeships in 2021, with roles
Amazon today announced that it will create more than 10,000 new permanent jobs in 2021, taking its total UK workforce to more than 55,000 people by the end of year. Amazon also announced that it will invest £10 million over
As Amazon Salon prepares to launch in London, brand experience agency, Swarm, explores the tech-led opportunities available for other salons and stores to reconnect with their customers post-lockdown
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)
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.
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.
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