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How we operate
We have four core principles that guide us in delivering on our mission. These include customer obsession rather than competitor focus, nurturing a passion for invention, maintaining a commitment to operational excellence, and a focus on long-term thinking. Read more
Amazon in the UK
Since 2010 we’ve invested over £18 billion in the UK economy to provide convenience, selection and value to UK consumers, while helping to digitally empower hundreds of thousands of small businesses and content creators.

Our mission

We aim to be Earth’s most customer centric company.

Sustainability

Corporate responsibility

Our mission is to continually raise the bar of the customer experience by using the internet and technology to help customers find, discover and buy anything, and empower businesses and content creators to maximise their success.
Investing in the UK economy
Learn more about Amazon's investment in the UK.
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Amazon’s Economic Impact in the UK

Amazon invests heavily in the UK – more than £18bn since 2010. The company employs 29,500 people across the country, contributed a total of £793m in UK tax in 2018, and pays its associates industry-leading pay.

Our new head office cements our long-term commitment to the UK

Our new head office is part of Amazon’s long-term commitment to the UK, having invested £6.4 billion here since 2010.

Celebrating 15 years of innovation at Amazon's Scotland Development Centre

As our Development Centre in Edinburgh celebrates its 15th anniversary, we went behind the scenes and met the team of past and present to find out why Scotland has been such a great place to invest in innovation.

Amazon.co.uk now has over 250 million unique products, boosted by added selection from SMEs selling on Amazon

The number of businesses taking advantage of FBA increased by more than 70%, and UK-based sellers exported more than £1.8 billion of goods in 2016 alone.
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