Amazon UK said it would create more than 10,000 new permanent jobs in 2021, taking its total UK workforce to 55,000+ people by the end of year.
This includes roles at its corporate offices, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and operations network, with the online retail giant set to open new fulfilment centres in Hinckley, Dartford, Gateshead and Swindon this year, and a parcel receive centre in Doncaster.
Amazon also opened an Amazon Fresh location in Canary Wharf, London.
It was the fourth such convenience store to feature Just Walk Out Shopping tech in the UK, which was pioneered at the Amazon Go offering in the States.
The other three are in Ealing, Wembley Park and White City.
Walmart announced plans to acquire Zeekit, a virtual fitting room startup based in Israel.
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