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Amazon shuts paid review websites

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Amazon is suing four sites that pay people to produce reviews on the retailer’s site. The company alleges that the paid opinions “undermine” its review system which customers believe come from unbiased sources. Amazon is seeking damages from the four sites and wants them to stop producing the reviews. The four companies named in the […]

Google v Amazon- rivalry grows

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, October 17, 2014

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has said the firm’s biggest rival in online search is Amazon. Mr Schmidt fought back at claims that Google enjoyed unrivalled dominance of the online search market. “Many people think our main competition is Bing or Yahoo. But, really, our biggest search competitor is Amazon,” he said in a speech in […]

Online sales in UK now £1 in every £8 spent

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, June 24, 2013

According to the Financial Times the UK leads the world in our takeup of online sales as roughly £1 in every £8 spent is now spent online.That roughly equates to the total sales of all Tescos stores in the UK- the total of all of their supermarkets, metro stores and online as well. Whilst Amazon […]

Amazon UK paid just £2.4 million tax last year- despite £4 billion sales

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, May 17, 2013

Amazon’s UK subsidiary paid £2.4 million in corporate taxes last year the online retailer’s accounts show- despite making sales of £4.3 billion.The tax bill was almost as much as the £2.5 million in government grants Amazon received over the same period, according to a Companies House filing. The taxes are relatively low compared to sales […]

U.S. online video rankings in December 2012

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, January 21, 2013

The U.S. online video rankings for 2012 showed that 182 million American internet users watched 38.7 billion online content videos in December 2012, while video ad views totaled 11.3 billion.Top 10 Video Content Properties by Unique Viewers Google Sites, driven primarily by video viewing at YouTube.com, dominated as the top online video content property in December […]

John Lewis warns Amazon’s tax avoidance will drive UK companies out of business

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The UK Government must address the “Amazon tax issue” or risk driving law abiding UK based retailers out of business the managing director of John Lewis has warned.Andy Street said Amazon would “out-invest” and “out-trade” UK companies if the Government does not take action to force the online retailer to pay tax fairly in Britain. […]

Amazon creates 2,000 new UK jobs

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Amazon is to create more than 2,000 permanent jobs in the UK over the next two years.The US based company will officially open a new distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead tomorrow, creating 600 of the new posts. It will open another two depots in the coming months. Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed the announcement: “This […]

Waterstones teams up with Amazon’s to sell Kindle book reader

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, May 21, 2012

In a surprising development UK bookseller Waterstones is to sell Amazon’s Kindle book reader.Only last week we posted in Digital book sales increase by 54pc in 2011 that the literary world was achanging with ongoing technological developments. But Waterstone’s alliance with Amazon was an unexpected move which initially looks like turkeys voting for Christmas. Waterstones […]

Digital book sales increase by 54pc in 2011

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Digital book sales have risen by 54% in the past year and are now worth £243 million according to the Publishing Association.Figures released by the Publishers’ Association (PA) showed the market for ebooks, downloads and online subscriptions had more than trebled since 2007, when it was worth £74 million. Digital content now accounts for 8% […]

Amazon profits beat Wall Street forecasts

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, April 27, 2012

Amazon has announced better than expected profits after the world’s largest retailer cut its costs and boosted sales of its Kindle tablet and digital products.Amazon shares rose almost 15% in after hours trading in New York after it said quarterly net income was £80 million ($130 million). The firm has been launching new products such […]