Amazon under fire on redundancies and Prime promotion

Amazon is failing in its legal duties when making staff redundant, according to union GMB. Meanwhile the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint against an Amazon promotion for its Prime membership service The GMB union has accused the internet giant of failing to follow proper procedures when making redundancies from its UK fulfilment centres, including its warehouse operations in Swansea and Milton Keynes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

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[ Engadget | 2019-09-16 14:27:00 UTC ]
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Best Amazon Kindle and Fire tablet deals for Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day isn’t just a day—it’s essentially a 60-hour event that starts right now with deals on Amazon’s own devices, including Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers. Bottom line: If you’ve been considering one of these devices, now is the time to buy, as we’re seeing discounts of up to 50... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-07-14 19:01:00 UTC ]
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These are the Prime Day deals Amazon is offering on its Kindles, Echos, and Fire tablets

Shoppers can save up to $80 on select Kindles. With Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 kicking off on Monday, the company has revealed some of the deals to be had on its range of hardware devices. The deals include everything from $70 off Echo Shows to $80 off on Kindle Oasis to $100 off on Fire TV... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-07-12 05:47:39 UTC ]
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How to get Amazon Prime for free for Prime Day

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50 of the Best Amazon Prime Books Available Through Prime Reading

You don't need Kindle Unlimited to get free ebooks on Amazon — all you need is a Prime subscription. Here are the best Amazon Prime books on Prime Reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Amazon's upgraded Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets get twice the storage for the same price

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Amazon Prime subscribers now have free ebooks, magazines and more with Prime Reading

If you have been looking for one more reason to become an Amazon Prime subscriber, the newly launched Prime Reading feature could just be the clincher. Prime Reading gives US subscribers access to a library of free Kindle ebooks, magazines, comics and other publications completely free of... Continue reading at Betanews

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Amazon Publishing promotes Chebaro and Stiles

Amazon Publishing has promoted Sana Chebaro to head of marketing in Europe and named Hatty Stiles as associate rights director.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon loses its head of Fire TV, Kindle and Luna to Unity

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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for only $80 for Prime Day

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Amazon Prime Video Has the Deepest TV Streaming Library—But Not the Highest Quality One

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Nielsen Can Now Measure (Some) Amazon Prime Video Ratings

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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

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[ Engadget | 2019-10-21 12:02:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime lands rights to develop Jack Reacher series

Amazon has landed the rights following a reported "competitive situation" to develop a script-to-series drama based on the Jack Reacher character from Lee Child’s bestselling book series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Kindle Is Only $60

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Kindle Is Only $60

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GMB holds Amazon Prime Day protests

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Already among the world's richest awards for self-published content, Amazon's global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development. The post Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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