Tag: Amazon

America, Amazon Wants You!

Posted on 14 April, 2020 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

The US coronavirus lockdown has meant millions of Americans have lost their jobs, with more than 16 million submitting unemployment claims.   Amazon, the online retailing giant has encouraged those who have become unemployed to take up their... Read More

Black Friday Will Spark Demand for More Catered Super-sized Warehouses

Black Friday will spark demand for more catered super-sized warehouses
Posted on 25 November, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

With Black Friday set to cause a frenzy amongst shoppers and companies alike, a logistics expert at Colliers has said that the event will highlight a new need for super-sized warehouses. Head of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) industrial and... Read More

Amazon agrees Fourth Distribution Hub Deal with Prologis

Posted on 13 May, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Global logistics and distribution space owner, Prologis, has confirmed it has let a 310,000 sq ft Bedfordshire warehouse it speculatively built last year to Amazon. The internet giant is expected to have its latest UK distribution centre at Prologis... Read More

Tesco faces further Knock with Entertainment Sales Dip

Posted on 10 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Commercial Sales and Lets

Tesco, once the most dominant retailer in the grocery market, has suffered a number of losses in the past few years, with profit warnings, falling sales and a plunge in market share all contributing to bringing the group back down to earth with a bang.... Read More

Amazon agrees temporary Warrington Lease as search for Northern Hub continues

Posted on 30 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

Frustrated by its search for a new northern logistics hub, Amazon has taken a temporary lease on a Warrington warehouse. The global online seller has been searching for a 12 million sq ft site for more than two years and is known to have examined and... Read More

Amazon submits plans to expand Staffordshire Distribution Centre

Posted on 14 August, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Top Properties

Amazon continues to be one of the major powerhouses of internet retailing, with millions of consumers placing orders worldwide each year. Yet in order to remain ahead of the increasingly strong competition, the online giant has recognised the need to invest... Read More

Amazon to Shun Zero Hours Contracts in Run up to Christmas

Posted on 20 October, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The controversy surrounding zero hours contracts has seen many high profile employers criticised by union bodies, workers’ organisations and the government alike. At a time when many struggle to earn a living wage, it is widely believed that this method of... Read More

Amazon Voted Best Christmas Shopping Experience

Posted on 23 December, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Any consumers struggling to finish their Christmas shopping online are in for some bad news – e-retailers are no longer able to process and deliver orders in time for December 25th unless a hefty price is paid for postage and packing. This means that... Read More

Grab Your Christmas Bargains on Black Friday

Posted on 19 November, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Black Friday or should it be called Black Monday? Even if you are a Christmas humbug, you may still enjoy the feeling of giving a present to someone and seeing their face light up. But the feeling is even better if you secretly know that you bought their... Read More

Is Online Shopping the Future for British Consumers?

Posted on 23 October, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

For several years now, the online marketplace has been one that has proven to be increasingly profitable for both chain and independent retailers alike. As well as using social networking to promote start-up businesses, sites like eBay and Amazon have... Read More