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Toggle Summary Amazon.co.uk supports Budget by contributing £200 worth of books to schools in the UK
16 March 1999 . Initiative is welcomed by School Standards Minister Estelle Morris MP Following hot on the heels of the Chancellor's Budget pledge to provide an extra £2000 for schools in the UK to use to buy books, leading Internet retailer Amazon.co.uk has today announced a commitment to top up
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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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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 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.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 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 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 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 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.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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March 22, 2023
Amazon-Built TVs Launch In UK
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March 22, 2023
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