Amazon: Latest News
Online stores open on Facebook and InstagramSubscription
Facebook has accelerated and extended the launch of its shopping platform as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Amazon eyes JC PenneySubscription
Ecommerce giant Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy the American department store chain
The Monday Briefing: Frasers, Amazon, TM LewinSubscription
What you need to know from this weekend’s news…
Amazon warns Covid-19 will wipe out profits Subscription
Amazon’s net sales increased by 26% to $75.5bn (£59.1bn) in the first quarter of 2020, but the etailer warned the ongoing coronavirus crisis will wipe out its profits in Q2.
Amazon welcomes grey-market ruling Subscription
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that etailer Amazon is not liable where third-party sellers use the online marketplace for the sale of grey-market product.
Amazon prioritises ‘high-demand’ productsSubscription
Online retailer Amazon has stopped sellers from sending non-essential items to its UK and US warehouses until 5 April due to the increased demand of certain items during the coronavirus outbreak.
Concerns raised over Amazon warehouse injuriesSubscription
More than 600 workers have been injured at Amazon warehouses in the UK over the past three years, according to figures seen by the GMB Union.
Matchesfashion appoints new CEOSubscription
Matchesfashion has appointed former Amazon vice-president Ajay Kavan as its new chief executive, effective 19 March 2020.
Sales surge at AmazonSubscription
Total net sales at Amazon rose 21% to $87.4bn (£66.6bn) for the three months to 31 December as the online giant increased its investment in faster shipping over the Christmas period.
Amazon opens new Manchester officeSubscription
Amazon has today opened its new corporate office in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to house more than 600 employees.