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Amazon to create 2,000 new jobs for UK Friday, 7th September 2012
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The world’s largest internet retailer will create more than 2,000 permanent jobs in the UK over the next two years, as it adds a handful of new depots to its distribution operation.
On Thursday, Amazon officially opened its new distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead, providing 600 of the new positions available. The retailer will add another two depots in the coming months, as well as an additional 3,000 temporary staff members to manage its busy Christmas trading period at the new centres.
The news comes as Amazon steps up its game in the lucrative tablet market, unveiling the larger Kindle Fire yesterday.