Many of the products and services that Amazon customers use around the world were invented and built right here in Europe. At our first European Innovation Day, we will showcase Amazon’s inventions in Europe and highlight the economic impact from this investment and job creation.
Across Europe we’re creating thousands of quality jobs and investing billions in local economies.
How we're working to protect IP rights and the customer experience.
Half of the items sold on Amazon worldwide are from small and medium-sized businesses that offer their products through Amazon Marketplace
See how Amazon's investments have impacted the European Union.
Amazon is a powerful engine of growth for the national economy - revitalizing communities across Europe through job creation, economic investment, and innovative services.
Spain-based permanent workforce set to triple in two years from 1,000 employees at the end of 2016 to more than 3,200 by the end of 2018. Amazon has invested over 1.1 billion Euros in its Spanish operations since 2010.
Amazon plans to grow its Italian-based workforce from 3,500 today to over 5,200 during the year of 2018. Amazon has invested over 1.6 billion Euros in its Italian operations since 2010 Milan.
We're a company of builders. Of pioneers. It's our job to make bold bets, and we get our energy from inventing on behalf of customers. Here are just some of the innovations pioneered by Amazon, and we're always looking for the next one.
Prime Now is now available in select areas in Rome, where Prime members can do their grocery shopping by choosing from more than 8,000 products from Pam Panorama store and enjoy delivery right to the doorstep in as little as an hour.
Alexa, the brain that powers the Echo family of devices, is coming to France, along with three Alexa-enabled devices: Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Spot. Customers can pre-order devices beginning today. Echo and Echo Dot will begin shipping the week of 11 June, with Echo Spot to follow next month.
Discover how we work with policymakers in the EU.
Our Leadership Principles
Our Leadership Principles aren't just a pretty inspirational wall hanging. These Principles work hard, just like we do. Amazonians use them, every day, whether they're discussing ideas for new projects, deciding on the best solution for a customer's problem, or interviewing candidates. It's just one of the things that makes Amazon peculiar.
We seek top talent from all industries and a range of backgrounds to join our offices around the world. People who succeed at Amazon have something in common—they are customer-centric, they are leaders and they are innovators.
Árdís Elíasdóttir was born in Iceland and earned an Astrophysics PhD in Denmark before joining Amazon in Edinburgh. She now works as a Machine Learning Scientist and is enjoying life in the Scottish capital.
Amazon has long been committed to communities where our employees live and work. Today, we're diving deeper than ever to provide innovative, creative and unique ways to support communities across the world. We are focused on our neighbors in immediate need - families fighting homelessness, hunger, and natural disasters, We are also focused on the next generation - providing resources and igniting passion for STEM education.
“Amazon rekognition” and our voice-controlled personal assistant “Alexa” were the protagonist in our latest tech exploratory lab at the Lënster Lycée in Luxembourg.
Internet of Things (IoT) became the center of attention for the students of Santa Maria la Blanca School in Madrid in May 2018.
We aim to be Earth’s most customer centric company. Our mission is to continually raise the bar of the customer experience by using the internet and technology to help consumers find, discover and buy anything, and empower businesses and content creators to maximise their success.
We have four core principles that guide us in delivering on our mission. These include customer obsession rather than competitor focus, nurturing a passion for invention, maintaining a commitment to operational excellence, and a focus on long-term thinking.