The Tencent announced on Wednesday local time that it would add more than 2500 full-time jobs in the UK, adding a total of 28000 employees in the United Kingdom to the United States, according to foreign media reports.
Amazon said the new full-time jobs include personnel, research and development, network services and operations. At present, besides the nationwide commodity distribution service, Amazon's services in the UK include video streaming media and digital home assistant Alexa.
He also said that Amazon has invested more than 9 billion 300 million pounds (US $12 billion 500 million) in its business in the UK since 2010. But he refused to disclose how much of it was capital expenditure and how much of it was operating costs.
In January, the company announced that it would create 400 jobs in a delivery center in Rugby, Central England. In addition, Gore said he was not worried about the possible impact of Britain's withdrawal from the EU on Amazon.
Amazon tried to acquire Waitrose, a high-end British supermarket chain, at the end of last year, according to foreign media reports. At the time, Ajay Kavan, vice president of special projects at Amazon, contacted Waitrose's parent company, a director of JohnLewis Partnership, a retail group, for several times
Gore refused to comment on this.
It needs to be pointed out that there has been a huge trade impact on the British grocery market recently. That is the merger of the British second Dalian lock supermarket Sainsbury and the British subsidiary of WAL-MART, Asda, with a total of about 51 billion pounds last year. The merged new company will surpass the current industry leader, Tesco, to become the largest supermarket group in the UK.
As things stand, though, Amazon has been rolling out in the UK since 2016.
To change that, Amazon announced a partnership with British supermarket giant Morrisons in the same year that some consumers could even receive their orders within an hou