EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-10-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 1100

Additional Information

Online retailer Amazon has announced that it is to create 200 jobs at its head office and a further 900 in a newly opened distribution centre in Rugeley. The retailer has announced that the jobs have been created due to the popularity of its ebook reader the Kindle.