Amazon expands in Brazil to leverage the pandemic's boost to ecommerce

Monday 9 November 2020 14:58 CET | News

Amazon has informed that it has opened three more logistics centres in Brazil to leverage the boost given to ecommerce by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new units are already operating in the states of Minas Gerais and Rio Grande do Sul as well as in the capital city of Brasilia. This expansion increases the number of Amazon logistics centres in Brazil to eight.

The company stated that the new centres will allow Amazon to immediately increase the number of cities where Amazon Prime is available from 400 to over 500.

Amazon continues to expand its footprint in Europe as well, having recently launched its website in Sweden, offering a variety of products from local Swedish brands as well as international ones.

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Keywords: Amazon, Brazil, LATAM, COVID-19, ecommerce, expansion, Amazon Prime
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: Brazil
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