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Sarah Bak, of Sarah Bak Pottery, photographed Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Seattle, WA. Artisans like Sarah Bak on Amazon Handmade can leverage Amazon’s fastest delivery method yet to get products to Prime members all the way until 11:59 p.m. on Christmas Eve, helping small business owners extend their holiday selling season. (JORDAN STEAD / Amazon)

Two thirds of sales on Independent Selling Partners with record share in the Corona crisis

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany had to adapt to an unprecedented situation with incredible speed during the Corona crisis - and were very successful with and on

“Writing a book about lockdown helped me cope with the crisis.”

As the Covid-19 pandemic hit, bestselling KDP author Suzy K. Quinn turned to writing to deal with her own feelings of anxiety and helplessness. She channelled those feelings into her new novel, and found it helped her cope with the new normal.

Amazon is working with sheep farmers to save their peak season

The closure of restaurants and borders due to COVID-19 caused a major crisis in the sheep meat industry, which saw two of its main sales channels shut down: restaurants and exports. Thanks to collaboration between Amazon and INTEROVIC (the interbranch organisation for the sheep and goat meat sector in Spain), Amazon Prime customers in Madrid and Barcelona can now enjoy traditional cuts of lamb and goat, such as chops, shanks, shoulders, skewered diced meat, leg steaks and skirt steaks.

Success in uncertain times

How a self-made entrepreneur from Germany is reacting to the coronavirus crisis

Federico - when running changes your life

Obese, hypochondriac and in the middle of an existential crisis, Federico Mancin began running to try to get better. Today he is fit and he wants to smile again; he has also decided to share his experiences by turning it into a book. His story, published with Kindle Direct Publishing, Amazon’s self-publishing service, has become a bestseller.

Join the winners of "Female Entrepreneurs of the Future" program on a visit to our headquarters in Seattle

The Spheres, Pike Place Market, Space Needle - Once again this year, the winners of Female Entrepreneurs of the Future 2019 went on a trip to Seattle for a week. For the first time they traveled together with the winners of the Amazon Small Business Spotlight Awards.

Do the Spanish like spicy foods?

CEO of Espicy, Juan Vicente Casanova, was born in Venezuela, studied in Paris, lived in Thailand and prides himself on creating the first Spanish hot sauce.

Ex-military tech entrepreneurs share their business advice

Each year 15,000 people leave the military in the UK. When entering the job market, ex-service personnel bring a wealth of unique and hard-earned skills which are often untapped in the tech sector.

Inside the Amazon Clicks & Mortar shop in Sheffield, UK

For online business owners like Nicola, Oliver and Louise, Clicks and Mortar pop up shops backed by Amazon are an opportunity to meet customers in person and experience physical retail for the first time.

Small businesses in the Shetland Islands learn how to sell globally on Amazon's online store

On the Shetland Islands in the UK, a group of local small businesses were the latest to learn how to sell their products directly to customers around the world through the Amazon stores.
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