Amazon CEO says job cuts to exceed 18,000 roles

As part of a previously disclosed workforce reduction, Inc. will now be eliminating more than 18,000 roles, according to Chief Executive Andy Jassy in a public staff note on Wednesday. The company’s e-commerce and human resources departments will be the most affected by the layoff decisions, which Amazon will announce starting on January 18, … Read more

Revolut users can get up to €300 cashback when shopping with IKEA, ASOS, Smyths Toys, and Amazon

If you wish to save money on Christmas shopping, you might be able to find some extra cash in your wallet by using Revolut. Customers can earn cashback when they shop at their favorite stores, including IKEA, Smyths Toys, Woodies, Arnotts, ASOS, Brown Thomas, and Amazon, using the banking app. In fact, over 1,000 brands … Read more

Amazon gets go-ahead to build two new data centres in north Dublin despite objections

Amazon has secured planning permission for two new data centres in north Dublin despite objections from environmental groups. The groups are worried that the new centres will damage the environment and put further strain on energy supply. The idea has drawn criticism from the environmental groups Gluaiseacht and Not Here Not Anywhere. It’s estimated that between … Read more

Amazon company Ring to hire first 30 Irish-based people

Ring, an Amazon company, has announced that it will hire its first 30 employees in Ireland. From its Amazon office in Cork, the home security business will provide about 30 technical customer support roles; however, the new workers are also permitted to work from home if they so choose. By the end of the year, … Read more

Amazon opens first Irish fulfilment centre in Dublin

Amazon has officially opened its first Irish warehouse in Co Dublin, creating 500 new permanent jobs to help meet customer demand. The state-of-the-art fulfilment centre, will provide faster delivery for customers across Ireland seven days a week, including one-day delivery on hundreds of thousands of items. The company confirmed that the so-called fulfilment centre, located … Read more

Amazon opens new warehouse in Ireland; 500 jobs and one day delivery expected

Amazon to open its first ‘fulfillment’ warehouse in Ireland by spring of 2022. The warehouse will be in Baldonnell Business Park, Dublin and will be the second logistics centre of Amazon in the country. Following the start of operation, high speed delivery can be expected from the warehouse, usually within a day inside the country. … Read more