Women taking a traditional family business into the digital age

Lucia and Anna. Two women, mother and daughter, run a business specializing in the production of traditional Venetian masks, and they have managed to lead it into the future thanks to Amazon.it.

2018 Letter to Shareholders

To our shareowners: Something strange and remarkable has happened over the last 20 years.
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Behind the scenes glimpse of our new EU HQ in Luxembourg with local school kids

Before the inauguration of our new European Headquarters in Luxembourg, we invited a class of enthusiastic pupils to a behind the scene creative workshop.

A second chance at life

From receiving a double lung transplant to running the London Marathon, climbing Ben Nevis and finding a dream job at Amazon Web Services (AWS): when Mike Mackay got a new chance at life, he chose to make the most of it.

The Kind Face behind the Amazon Locker

Determination, kindness and curiosity: that’s the recipe for success concocted by Marianna, a woman with a steely determination and kind nature from Potenza in Southern Italy who works for Amazon’s Access Point team.

Amazon hiring in Germany

Amazon Germany employee numbers to reach 16,500.

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is a day to reflect and recognize women for their achievements around the world and throughout history.

“Amazon is a unique place where we can learn almost infinitely.”

Meet Anne-Marie Husser, Amazon’s France/Luxembourg HR Director, and get to know more about our culture

The man who wanted to fly

Jet Ski champion Franky Zapata invented the Flyboard, a machine that propels people into the air.

Herbal superpower for more than 130 years

For over 1000 years people have been using herbs whenever they would like to pamper themselves. Kräutermax is a company from Ried in Upper Austria, looking back on almost 130 years of experience with the power of herbs - an approach that is still very much on trend.

A journey that won’t end: The HappyPo success story

The French writer Émile Zola shaped the wonderful sentence: “Nothing develops intelligence like travelling.” By looking at the start-up HappyPo, one would only have to correct it in one little detail: The spirit of invention is also fueled by travel. Oliver Elsoud and Frank Schmischke, the founders of HappyPo, are the best examples for this.

Discover how we celebrated International Women’s Day across Europe

We’re committed to equal rights and a diverse work environment. Led by the Women@Amazon Affinity Groups all around the world, this year, we participated in the celebrations under the motto #BalanceforBetter.

Smart through everyday life: “Alexa, is it raining today?”

Alexa plays music, reads the news, knows the latest football results, the best recipes and memorizes the shopping list. And with Alexa's weather forecast, nobody must stand in the rain.

Amazon Academy: Discussing 21st century consumer

The next Amazon Academy in Brussels will be focusing on the 21st century consumer.
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