Amazon beefs up in the U.K. for holiday rush

|By:, SA News Editor

Amazon (AMZN +1.9%) says it will hire 15K workers in the U.K. for the holiday season.

The planned staffing move by Amazon in the region is 50% higher than last year's level.

The company has eight warehouses and a customer service center in the U.K. amid strong growth for e-commerce.