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Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype

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Amazon.com Inc’s Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world’s No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector. The trial kicked off at 3 p.m. (0400 GMT) with the Amazon Australia website’s search box filling in product […]

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Amazon to ramp up lending to UK small businesses

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UK’s online retailers can access loans of between $1,000 and $750,000 for up to 12 months from the e-commerce giant On the back of news that it has lent more than $3bn in loans since launching in 2011, Amazon is set to ramp up its finance offering to small firms across the UK, US and […]