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Amazon launches Dash button in the UKSubscription
The Amazon Dash button, which allows consumers to order specific products from Amazon with the touch of a button installed in the home, has launched in the UK.
Amazon is to open its 13th UK fulfilment centre in Tilbury, Essex, in spring 2017, creating more than 1,500 jobs.
Google launches drone test to rival AmazonSubscription
Google is to start testing drone deliveries in the US, taking on Amazon, which got the green light to start testing in the UK last week.
Amazon has established a partnership with the UK government to explore drone delivery.
Amazon Prime Day orders up 60% on last yearSubscription
Amazon Prime Day was the biggest day for the etailer so far this year, as global orders soared 60% compared to last year’s event.
Amazon is to hire an additional 1,000 people in the UK across its London head office, research and development centres in Cambridge and Edinburgh and its new warehouses in Manchester and Leicestershire, despite fears over the impact of Brexit.
Amazon's assault on UK fashion Subscription
No longer content with selling books and DVDs, Amazon is intent on making waves in the fashion industry
The logistics operations of UK retailers are likely to come under increasing pressure as the amount of available warehouse space dwindles, a report has found.
The big talking point this week has of course been Brexit. Following prime minister David Cameron’s announcement that a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union is to be held on June 23, divisions across the country have come to the surface.
Amazon’s appointment of former Marks & Spencer director Frances Russell signals its intent to become a dominant force in the UK fashion industry, commentators have said, as the etailer begins rolling out private label brands in the US.