We invest in the success of entrepreneurs, artisans, and small businesses selling in our Amazon Store. When they thrive, our customers benefit from the products and services they offer. That’s part of the reason we have invested over €3.4 billion in 2021 in the European region in logistics, tools, services, programs and training to help them succeed.
Over 225,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) partner with Amazon across the European region
Since 2000, Amazon has enabled SMEs to reach hundreds of millions of global customers, build their brands, and grow their business. In 2021, the European SMEs selling on Amazon achieved export sales of more than €14.5 billion and create 100,000 new jobs to accommodate the growth of their business. They also sold more than 2.2 billion products – that’s more than 4,200 every minute – to Amazon customers worldwide. These products account for more than half of everything we sell in Amazon stores.
Amazon stores in Italy, United States, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Germany, UK, France and Spain turn the spotlight on Italian creativity and products with the launch of the first international event to promote Made in Italy worldwide.
Petit Pli has been announced as the 2022 European Startup of the Year in Amazon’s annual Innovation Awards recognizing UK-based small business.
Helping small and medium enterprises to thrive
Amazon continues to invest in the growth of European small and medium enterprises
Amazon supported SMEs to achieve over €14.5 billion in exports and create 100,000 new jobs in 2021. Our 2022 SME Impact report also reveals insightful data about how our SME relationships have expanded over the years.