• HOME
  • ecommerce
  • Amazon: Amazon says to create 2,000 jobs in France in 2018, Retail News, ET Retail

Amazon: Amazon says to create 2,000 jobs in France in 2018, Retail News, ET Retail

U

.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Thursday it will create 2,000 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest market in Europe after Britain and Germany.

The increase will bring Amazon's total number of permanent French staff to 7,500 in 2018 and reflects confidence in the economy of a country where the Seattle-based retailer invested over 2 billion euros since 2010, the company said in a statement.

Earlier this month Amazon settled a long-running dispute with French tax authorities, who had been seeking nearly 200 million euros from the online retailer.

Amazon has been expanding steadily in France where it has run its Amazon Prime Now express delivery service in Paris since 2016 and it already has five logistics centres nationwide and plans to open a 142,000-square-foot delivery warehouse in 2018.

Frederic Duval, General Manager for France, told Reuters he would "love it" if Amazon would expand Prime Now to other French cities though he did not say if there were plans to do so.

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods in the United States last year has prompted speculation that the tech company could be targeting the European food and supermarket sector next.

Europe's top retailer Carrefour has notably announced plans to cut 2,400 jobs in France, boost ecommerce investment and seek a partnership in China with Tencent in the face of competition from Amazon.

Related Posts

SENIOR WEB DEVELOPER

Ze2i Technologies Pvt Ltd. - Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Domain & Hosting, Ecommerce Platform, Payment Gateway Integration, Content Management System (preferably in Wordpress) Salary Range:....

Apply Now

Internships And Jobs

Healthgenie.in - New Delhi, Delhi

Actively Direct And Manage The Project Life Cycle From Deployment, User Acceptance Testing Support And Launch.should Be Familiar With The Duties And...

Apply Now

Hybris-

Accenture:India - Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Hybris eCommerce development/ design experience of 8 years or more. Strong understanding of Catalog, Order and Member Subsystems and Media Management in Hybris....

Apply Now

Hiring Freshers Gurgaonhurry Up

Urban Clap - Gurgaon, Haryana

greeetings From Eqs Placements!!only For One Day Interview ! Urban Clap Hiring For Cce At Gurgaon Location Prior Exp.from Customer Service(ecommerce) Would Be

Apply Now

Manager E Comerce- Gurgaon

WoW Jobs LC - Delhi

To be responsible for Budget planning for managing the Ecommerce business which includes third party. I am currently recruiting Manager E commerce for leading...

Apply Now

© 2016 RetailBoard News. All Rights Reserved.