EU Press Releases

Feb 20, 2017

Amazon plans to grow its European-based workforce from over 50,000 today to over 65,000 by the end of the year

In addition to direct full-time employment, Amazon businesses such as Marketplace, Amazon Web Services and Kindle Direct Publishing continue to create thousands of jobs for people across Europe who want to start and run their own business

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Jan 5, 2017

Sellers on Amazon are Thriving: Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Delivered More than 2 Billion Items for Sellers Worldwide in 2016

Amazon today announced that the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service delivered more than 2 billion items for Sellers worldwide in 2016 in what was a record-breaking year for businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace. Continue reading

December 15, 2016

Amazon announces a further Fulfillment Centre in Piedmont region to cover the North West area of Italy

Amazon announces €65 million investment for the new Fulfillment Centre that will open in 2017 and create up to 600 permanent jobs over the next three years. Amazon has invested more than €450 million and has created more than 2,000 jobs in Italy since opening in 2010. Continue reading

December 14, 2016

Amazon Prime Video Now Available in More Than 200 Countries and Territories Around the World

Customers worldwide can sign-up for a Prime Video membership and enjoy popular new shows like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, and award-winning Amazon Original Series including Golden Globe-winner Mozart in the Jungle, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA-winner Transparent, Emmy-winner The Man in the High Castle, and multi Emmy Award-winner Tumble Leaf, along with popular Hollywood movies and TV shows. Continue reading

December 13, 2016

Amazon Web Services Now Available to Customers from Data Centers in the UK

With over one hundred thousand active customers in the UK using AWS, those welcoming the new AWS Region include, Aviva, BP, Cancer Research UK, Channel 4, Civitas Learning, Currencycloud, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA),, Financial Times, Funding Circle, Genomics England, ITV, Just Eat, Missguided, Monzo, National Trust, News UK, OakNorth, Sage, Starling Bank, Trainline, Transport for London (TfL), Travis Perkins, UK Ministry of Justice (MOJ), and many more. Continue reading

December 13, 2016

More than 1,000 permanent jobs - new Fulfillment Center in Winsen, Germany

Amazon today announced that a new fulfilment center in Winsen, Lower Saxony, will open in late 2017, creating more than 1,000 new permanent jobs in the region in the first year. It will be 64,000 square meters large. With the investment of 90 million Euro in Winsen in the first year alone, and triggering additional 110 million Euro investment from its business partners, Amazon is further increasing the size of its German fulfilment center network to meet increasing customer demand, expand its product selection and support a growing number of independent small businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace using Fulfilment by Amazon warehousing and delivery.

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December 6, 2016

Introducing Amazon Business: Everything You Love About Amazon For Work

Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon Business ( a new service on that serves the needs of businesses of every size. Institutional buyers benefit from new business-tailored features such as free premium shipping options, pay by invoice, VAT exclusive price display and invoicing for millions of products, multi-user business accounts and the opportunity to reflect internal approval workflows. All of this is added to the selection, convenience and value customers love from Amazon.

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November 29, 2016

Export Sales by German-based Businesses on Amazon Marketplace Set to Surpass €2 Billion in 2016

Amazon today announced that German-based businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace are expected to achieve export sales of more than €2 billion in 2016, up more than 30% year-on-year.

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November 16, 2016 and launch Amazon Protect' for electronic products

Amazon customers in Italy and Spain can now include product protection with Amazon Protect simply by adding it to their shopping basket with one click when shopping for products including digital cameras, tablets, laptops, PC Desktops, TV and office products.

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November 14, 2016

Now Streaming in the UK, Germany and Austria: Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon today introduced Amazon Music Unlimited in the UK, Germany and Austria - an on-demand music service that redefines music streaming by putting a catalogue of over 40 million songs and hundreds of hand-curated playlists and personalised stations not just at the tips of your fingers, but also on the tip of your tongue. Amazon Music Unlimited makes discovering new music or listening to favourites easier and more fun than ever with the recently redesigned Amazon Music app as well as with innovative new Alexa voice controls.

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Munich, November 9, 2016 website now available in Turkish - Includes free shipping offer to Turkey

Turkish speaking Amazon customers can now enjoy a new convenience in their shopping experience on Amazon, switching their preferred language to Turkish on has also launched free delivery on orders above 49 Euros for customers in Turkey, making an even better place for Turkish customers to shop.

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Luxembourg, November 3, 2016

Amazon to create more than 1,000 New Permanent Jobs - a new Fulfillment Center in Frankenthal, Germany in late 2017

Amazon today announced that a new fulfillment center in Frankenthal, Rheinland-Pfalz, will open in late 2017, creating more than 1,000 new permanent jobs in the region in the first year. The fulfillment center will cover approximately 50,000 square meters. 1,200 parking spaces for employees will be created in an extra parking lot. With the investment of 80 million euros in Frankenthal, Amazon is increasing the size of its German fulfillment center network to meet increasing customer demand, expand its product selection and support a growing number of independent small businesses selling on Amazon Marketplace using Fulfillment by Amazon warehousing and delivery.

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Warsaw, October 27, 2016

Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Kolbaskowo, Creating Over 1,000 Full-Time Jobs

Amazon today confirmed its plans for a 67,000-square-meter fulfillment center in Kolbaskowo. Amazon will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs at the site within three years of opening. Growing customer demand across European markets encouraged company’s decision to further invest in Poland. Panattoni Europe has been selected as the investment’s developer.

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Paris, October 26, 2016

Paris extends Prime Now one-hour delivery service to select stores

From today, in Paris and 21 towns in the neighboring area, Prime Now customers will also be able to shop online and order fully-organic grocery products from Bio c’ Bon, and wines and spirits from the LAVINIA selection and can receive these products in a one or two-hour-delivery window at the most convenient place for them. The luxury French grocery brand Fauchon will also join Prime Now in November.

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