Amazon set to hire 10,000 UK workers

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US tech giant Amazon is to go on a hiring spree in the UK as online shopping continues to boom in the pandemic.

Amazon is to hire 10,000 UK employees as it opens more warehouses in the north and south of England.

It is also creating a number of corporate roles in Cambridge, Edinburgh, London and Manchester.

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the move was “a huge vote of confidence in the British economy”.

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated a trend towards online shopping, and tech giants such as Amazon have reaped the benefits.

Now the firm, which has previously denied allegations of poor working conditions, is further entrenching its position in the UK.

The addition of 10,000 new roles, including thousands in its warehouses, will take its UK workforce to more than 55,000 by the end of the year.

Amazon said pay for operations roles was £9.70

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Top Places To Shop Online That Aren’t Amazon

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Since we’ve all been mainly staying inside and will be continuing to do so for the foreseeable future, online shopping has become a necessity rather than a fun activity to engage in while watching TV at night. Of course, Amazon’s the easiest place to get everything you need online, but it’s not the only place where you can get your essentials and “essentials.”

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We’ve put together a list of retailers that can help you get everything your heart desires. And you won’t have to wait forever for delivery.

Last updated: Feb. 12, 2021

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Amazon may have the market cornered on two-day delivery, but Target — which carries an outrageous assortment of items — isn’t a slouch in the delivery department either. Items from the website are delivered within two days

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Amazon Stock Gets a Price Upgrade Ahead of Holiday Quarter Earnings

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) was uniquely positioned to take advantage of the pandemic. The rapid increase in online shopping has been a huge boost to the company. With coronavirus vaccines now being distributed, are Amazon shareholders going to feel a letdown? Don’t count on it. In fact, Amazon stock just got a big price target increase, with a Bank of America analyst predicting AMZN will hit $4,000.

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The company reports Q4 earnings — which include the all-important holiday shopping season — on Feb. 2. Look for that to kickstart another round of growth for AMZN shares.

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38 Best Amazon Valentine’s Day Deals on Beauty, Skincare and Hair Products Under $35

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s a prime time to experiment with new skincare and hair products — especially ones that won’t break the bank. And to no one’s surprise, Amazon offers tons of highly recommended face cleansers, face oils, eye cream, dry shampoo, foundation, toners, face masks and wrinkle treatments for under $35.

While you might be focused on scoring marked-down clothes and shoes from the go-to mega retailer, the Amazon skincare section holds its own with thousands of affordable products that are begging to be added to your daily regimen. You’ll find everything from Neutrogena sunscreen to CeraVe night cream to La Roche-Posay moisturizer to help fight dry skin.

Another incentive for bargain beauty shoppers: If you have Amazon Prime, shipping is free.

Below, shop 38 of the best-selling skincare items on Amazon that cost under $35. (A couple are less than nine

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