Amazon has announced it will create 1,200 new jobs at a new fulfilment centre in Warrington, UK.
Think Amazon combined with eBay combined with PayPal combined with Twitter – add to that a bank and wealth manager – that’s Alibaba Group for you, and not even in its entirety.
There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.
In the world of online retail Amazon doesn’t just stand tall, it is the colossus of the channel, towering above rivals and imitators.
Once an icon of modern retail, US department stores now seem to be in terminal decline.