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By Dan Wilson October 23, 2017 - 7:06 am

Amazon Hub lockers set for 850k American homes

The holy grail of commerce and ordering online is being able to guarantee successful delivery. And the Amazon Hub offering plays to that goal. As we wrote earlier in the year, it's an Amazon system that can be bought or leased by apartment block administrators to

Amazon buys Body Labs who make 3D body models

Amazon has made a new acquisition. They have apparently snapped up a company called Body Labs, that produce 3D body models, for somewhere in the region of $50m to $70m. Body Labs have developed technology that creates 3D models of your body that could obviously be

New Amazon wind farm opens with 100 turbines

Amazon has opened its largest wind farm yet called the Amazon Wind Farm Texas. It will generate more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy every year and feed it into the grid. Amazon has already launched 18 wind and solar projects across the USA already with

There are 90 million Amazon Prime households in the USA

Amazon Prime is a key offering from the Seattle based ecommerce giant. It's a central programme that ties shoppers into the platform and ensures loyalty and repetitive buying. Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos is so keen to add value to being a Prime subscriber

There are now more than 100 UK Amazon Dash buttons

An Amazon Dash button is how you never run out of every day consumer goods. And now 100 Amazon Dash Buttons are available in the UK. Just over a year after launching Dash Button in the UK for the first time, Amazon has doubled the total number of

Handmade at Amazon launches in Canada and it’s free to sell until 2019

Handmade at Amazon has launched in Canada and it is going to be free to sellers until the very end of next year. So, if you're an  Etsy trader with a Canadian audience, or already selling handmade goods on Amazon, this could be an interesting new

New Amazon fulfilment centre coming to Bolton

Amazon today announced plans to open a new robot operated fulfilment centre in Bolton in 2018. The use of robots doesn't mean that Amazon won't need staff however so they are to begin recruitment for 1,200 new, full-time permanent jobs. Doncaster was the first UK Amazon

Amazon will hire 120,000 for holiday season work

Alex from Bindwise has spotted the extent of Amazon holiday hires for this year and it's pretty incredible although this year numbers haven't increased. This is what Alex found: Referring to the news agency Reuters, said it would hire 120,000 workers in the United States

Teenagers can now use Amazon with a parent controlled login

Amazon has introduced a convenient way for teenagers aged from 13 to 17 years old to shop on Amazon with their own login. For the first time, teenangers can independently use the Amazon App, allowing them to shop or stream content while still keeping their parents informed.