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.
Amazon invests heavily in the UK – more than £23bn since 2010. At the end of 2019, the company employed more than 30,000 people across the country and estimates show that Amazon’s investments have created nearly £45bn in value-added GDP since 2010.
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.
The programme will help 200,000 small businesses and startups through new online learning, an intensive week-long bootcamp to help 1,000 offline businesses get online, and access to free services, credits, training and support.