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Amazon to Build 13th UK Fulfilment Center Next Year

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The retail giant confirmed plans to hire 1,500 permanent employees at its future warehouse in Essex, UK

By: Staff Writer on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:38 pm EST

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has confirmed opening of its 13th fulfillment center in the UK, scheduled for spring 2017. The center will be located in Essex, and will make room for 1,500 new jobs. The news follows after Amazon recently confirmed plans to open its third warehouse in Doncaster next year; it is expected to create another 500 permanent jobs. Since Amazon has already confirmed these two initiatives to help expand upon its employee-base, we expect the retail giant to fulfill its goal — creating 3,500 jobs across the UK by the end of this year.

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