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Amazon considering an Asos takeover? Monday, 22nd October 2012
Photo credit: Asos
The world’s largest online retailer is thought to be considering a bid for Asos, as it looks to strengthen its presence in fashion retailer.
According to sources cited by the Sunday Telegraph, Amazon looked through Asos’ books earlier this year, but are yet to confirm any negotiations.
People close to the companies have suggested Asos became of particular interest to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, after meeting the online fashion retailer’s founder Nick Robertson in Seattle.
The reports come just weeks after former Amazon UK chief executive Brian McBride joined Asos as chairman.