MILAN (Reuters) – Amazon (NASDAQ 🙂 will open two new fulfillment centers in Italy this year and invest over 230 million euros (278 million US dollars), the world's largest online retailer announced on Monday.
With the two new hubs – a distribution center in the northwestern city of Novara and a fulfillment center near the city of Modena – Amazon will create 1,100 new jobs over the next three years.
"Amazon continues to expand its logistics network to meet growing customer demand, expand product choices and support the small and medium-sized businesses that have decided to sell their products through Amazon Logistics," the group said in a statement .
Amazon has already invested € 5.8 billion in Italy since it started operations 10 years ago. It employs 8,500 people in the country.
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