Turnover soars, corporation tax halves at Amazon UK Services

Turnover at Amazon's UK Services arm soared again in 2017, rising nearly 36% to £1.98bn (from £1.46bn the previous year). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Amazon UK Services sales soar but corporation tax payments halve

Turnover at Amazon's UK Services arm soared past £1bn for the first time in 2016, accounts filed on Companies House have revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon pays £14m corporation tax as revenue increases

Amazon's UK logistics and warehouse arm tripled its corporation tax payment to £14m for 2018, the company has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon paid less UK tax last year

Accounts show that Amazon paid less tax in the UK in 2015 than a year earlier despite rising UK sales and a change to its accounting methods following the introduction of the so-called Google Tax, The Bookseller can reveal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK booksellers lash out at Amazon: 'We pay our taxes'

Booksellers across the UK have put up signs in their windows reading 'We pay our taxes' in response to a hearing by the Public Accounts Committee on Amazon's business practices. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon’s corporation tax slammed by HOC committee

Amazon was yesterday (12th November) accused by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google tax confirmed while Corporation Tax slashed to 20%

Companies like Amazon and Google which move their profits overseas  will be charged a “diverted profits tax” the Chancellor confirmed this afternoon (18th March). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon adds X-Ray features to its music service

Amazon is bringing over a popular feature from Kindle and Prime Video to its Music service. The company announced today the Music X-Ray experience is now available for tens of millions of songs in its catalog. According to the company, this will “off... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Stephen Hawking soars into the stratosphere

Stephen Hawking's Brief Answers to the Big Questions (John Murray) has rocketed to the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction chart, as Val McDermid's A Place of Execution (HarperCollins) cleaved into the Most-Sold: Fiction number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon sees sales and income soar during lockdown

Amazon has reported a 40% rise in net sales for the second quarter compared to the same time last year, while operating income soared by 87%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Online Sales Soared in Q2

Online sales at Amazon jumped 48% in the second quarter of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019, to $45.9 billion. Total revenue rose 40% and operating income skyrocketed 87%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon UK's Gurr leaves for Natural History Museum

Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr is leaving the retailer to become director of the Natural History Museum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race soars to top

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Bloomsbury) has rocketed straight into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one spot in its first week in the chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States

'Our desk spaces are evolving their own personalities,' as the publishing house built by a tech and retail giant adapts to home-officing. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon revealed as mystery £250,000 donor to UK bookshops

Fundraiser for retailers facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic reveals that benefactor is internet giant widely blamed for trade’s declineAmazon, the internet retail giant vilified for years as public enemy No 1 to booksellers, has been revealed as the surprise mystery benefactor that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Kindle Unlimited: We try Amazon's subscription service for ebooks

If you’re a Kindle user, you’ve undoubtedly come across titles with that Kindle Unlimited logo and an enticing “$0.00” price tag attached. You’re curious, yes? With titles in genres from mysteries and romance to sci-fi and self-help, Kindle Unlimited is an easy and affordable way to sate your... Continue reading at PC World

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Great School Libraries: A UK Campaign Promoting An Essential Service

Get involved in the Great School Libraries campaign to promote an essential service in UK schools. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Konnie Huq and 90 MPs call for end to 'reading tax' in UK

TV star joins delegation to the chancellor of the exchequer demanding an end to VAT on digital books, which traditional publications escapeChildren’s laureate Cressida Cowell and former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq have joined 90 MPs calling on the government to scrap the “reading tax” on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Lonely Planet turnover dips 5% as profit soars

Turnover for travel publisher Lonely Planet fell by 5% in 2018, while profit before tax increased by 111% on the previous year in a "solid" performance for the company.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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