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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk launches in the UK with huge selection and keen pricing
15 October 1998. International expansion of world's leading online retailer Amazon.com demonstrates global commitment with local choice and value Amazon.co.uk, the new Internet bookstore service offering wide selection and low prices launched today. The new Internet site replaces the site
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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk and Sky News' Book Show Join to Make Featured Books More Convenient to Find and Enjoy
23 October 1998 . Internet bookstore Amazon.co.uk today announced that it will join with the Sky News Book Show to make books featured on the popular programme easier and more convenient to locate and buy. Under the agreement, Amazon.co.uk will sponsor Book Show three times a week for a six-month
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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk nets deal with Virgin Net
26 October 1998. Amazon.co.uk nets deal with Virgin Net Amazon.co.uk and Virgin Net today announced an agreement naming Amazon.co.uk as the exclusive supplier of books on Virgin's online service. Under the terms of the agreement, Amazon.co.uk will receive prominent placement through specific links
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Toggle Summary Amazon.com announces financial results for third quarter 1998
28 October 1998. Amazon.com Becomes No. 1 Online Music Retailer with Sales of $14.4 Million; First Quarter to Add More Than 1 Million Customers Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for the third quarter of 1998. Net sales were $153.7 million, an increase of 306 percent
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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk and Associated New Media strike exclusive bookselling deal
Leading Internet bookstore & Associated New Media team up to provide great content and an enhanced book-buying experience. 5 November 1998. Amazon.co.uk and Associated New Media (ANM) today announced an agreement naming Amazon.co.uk as the exclusive bookseller across ANM's award-winning websites.
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Toggle Summary Reading is 'the new rock and roll'
16 December 1998. Leading author and Chair of National Year of Reading welcomes a survey proving that those who love a good book live life to the full! It's official. A new nationwide survey* has discovered that not only is Britain a nation of book lovers, with seven out of 10 people saying that
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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk clicks with The Times for extended online news service
11 January 1999. Online bookseller Amazon.co.uk has announced that it is to sponsor News First, the UK's number one rolling news and preview ticker produced by The Times/Sunday Times Web site. Amazon.co.uk's sponsorship also includes the placement of banners throughout the free online service,
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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk teams with FHM, Q and Empire online
19 January 1999. Online store becomes exclusive bookseller for EMAP Metro Online Amazon.co.uk, the U.K.'s leading online retailer, has become the exclusive seller of books and audiobooks on the EMAP Metro Online websites. In addition, Amazon.co.uk will provide a range of e-commerce services and
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Toggle Summary Amazon.com announces financial results for fourth quarter 1998
26 January 1999. Record holiday season pushes customer total past 6.2 million; Leadership in books and music extended to video, UK, Germany; Expansion areas grow to 25% of sales Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter of 1998 and for the 1998 fiscal
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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk sponsors British Library Online Catalogue
Online retailer Amazon.co.uk has announced that it is to sponsor the British Library's Online Public Access Catalogue (http://opac97.bl.uk). 1 February 1999. Amazon.co.uk's sponsorship includes the placement of a search facility and banners throughout the online service, which provides free access
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July 21, 2021
Amazon Studios Orders Series Adaptation of Anansi Boys
Based on Neil Gaiman’s International Best-Selling Novel, the Six-Part Limited Series Will Begin Filming In Scotland Later This Year LONDON & CULVER CITY, Calif.–July 21, 2021–Amazon Studios today announced that it has ordered a series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s international best-selling novel
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July 21, 2021
Amazon Prime Video Confirms A Second Series Of Clarkson’s Farm
Following the launch of the critically acclaimed and customer hit series Clarkson’s Farm in June, the UK Amazon Original series produced by Expectation has been rapidly renewed for a second season, and will be available exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories LONDON, UK –
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July 13, 2021
Amazon Prime Video Announces New UK Original Comedy-Drama Series Mammals Written By Jez Butterworth and Starring James Corden, Sally Hawkins, Melia Kreiling, Colin Morgan, Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Samuel Anderson
Filming for the brand-new UK Amazon Original series commences this month Mammals will be produced by Street Hassle in association with Vertigo Films and Fulwell 73 for Amazon Studios, and will launch exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories LONDON, UK – 13 th July 2021
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July 12, 2021
Amazon Launchpad announces winner of ‘Startup of the Year’ as part of Innovation Awards: WeWALK, creator of a revolutionary smart cane, receives €100,000 prize
Amazon Launchpad, the one-stop shop for unique and unexpected finds from startups, has announced UK based small business, WeWALK, as the 2021 ‘Startup of the Year’ The ‘Startup of the Year’ has been awarded a € 100,000 prize, with four other winners from around Europe each receiving a €10,000
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July 1, 2021
Japanese record-breaking anime blockbuster film EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME to launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on August 13th
The latest film in the legendary Japanese anime franchise will premiere in over 240 countries and territories excluding Japan All three previous movies in the franchise will also become available exclusively on Prime Video excluding rental and purchase London, UK, July 1st 2021 – Amazon Prime Video
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June 29, 2021
Amazon Studios Blesses Good Omens for Sequel Season
  Michael Sheen and David Tennant Will Reprise Lead Roles as the Angel Aziraphale and Demon Crowley Based on Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s International Best-Selling Novel, the Six-Part Second Season Will Expand Upon the Good Omens Universe and Beloved Characters LONDON & CULVER CITY, CA [June
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