Amazon is to open a fulfilment centre in Daventry, Northamptonshire next year. It is the third new site the company has announced plans for in recent months. As well as the Daventry site, which will create 300 jobs in the local area, the online retailer plans to open new centres in Tilbury, Essex and Doncaster, South Yorkshire, next year. Once the new sites are open, Amazon will operate 14 fulfilment centres in the UK. Amazon’s vice president of UK operations, […]
Royal Mail has warned for a second time that competition from other carriers, this time Amazon’s own delivery network, will damage its growth prospects.
Sainsbury’s is Britain’s third largest grocery retailer (behind Tesco and Asda), turning over nearly £23bn in the year to 19 March 2011 and making a pre-tax profit of £827mn. Despite buying 24 stores from the Co-op in 2009 in the north and Midlands, Sainsbury’s stronghold remains the south east of England, and if it is to challenge for top slot and fend off the threat of fourth placed supermarket Morrisons, it has to expand its footprint outside this most affluent […]
Online retailer Amazon has claimed that the number of Sunday deliveries in its network has quadrupled in the past 12 months.