2020 Amazon UK SME Impact Report
There are tens of thousands UK SMEs selling on Amazon.
The most radical and transformative of inventions are often those that empower others to unleash their creativity—to pursue their dreams. These are the stories of the inventors, authors, and small business owners who are transforming their lives with Amazon.
Prime Day 2020 highlighted small businesses and resulted in record-setting sales by independent sellers.
Amazon Campus Challenge gave students across the UK hands-on e-commerce experience as they worked directly with small businesses selling on Amazon’s online store.
A boost for small businesses in the UK – Amazon and Enterprise Nation launch Amazon Small Business Accelerator
The programme will help 200,000 small businesses and startups through new online learning, an intensive week-long bootcamp to help 1,000 offline businesses get online, and access to free services, credits, training and support.
We speak to Portus Digital, the online tech retailer working to make UK businesses more sustainable.
In a challenging environment, many small businesses are finding new ways to serve customers and to support their local communities.
We believe that if you write a book, you should be able to publish it. Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) empowers you to do just that—it's an easy-to-use self-publishing platform that lets anyone who has a story publish it. Whether it's a book you wrote years ago that never got picked up or a short story you wrote last month and want to share with readers, KDP empowers writers to bring their work to readers in Amazon Kindle Stores around the world. You can also publish and distribute your book in print with CreateSpace—it's free and offers similar benefits to KDP like worldwide distribution and higher royalties.
Since launching in November 2010, Amazon Studios has been an avenue for hugely talented writers and filmmakers to break into the entertainment industry. If you're an aspiring filmmaker or screenwriter, you can submit your ideas for movies and original shows. And, unlike the traditional path for these careers, you'll get real-time feedback—from customers. If customers love your idea, it can be made into a feature film or episodic series.
Amazon’s mission is to “invent every day to help people discover and buy anything, and empower individuals and businesses to succeed”. As such, a key part of our mission is to help grow businesses as well, because they help us better serve our customers. So building the digital skills of small businesses is crucial to delivering that mission and the internet and technology have a big role to play in helping foster small businesses growth across the UK.
The program continues Amazon’s long-time commitment of empowering employees to pursue career aspirations
Amazon has partnered with Enterprise Nation to launch Clicks and Mortar, a new programme to help small businesses grow on both the high street and online.