STOCKHOLM — Online retailer Amazon has launched a
The American company headquartered in Seattle, Washington said Wednesday that Swedish customers can shop for more than 150 million products in 30 categories on amazon.se.
"Today is only the start of amazon.se. We will continue to work hard to earn the trust of Swedish customers by growing our product range, ensuring low prices, and providing a convenient and trusted shopping experience,” said Amazon
Customers from Sweden and other Nordic countries have until now shopped on Amazon using the company’s German and U.K. sites.
Amazon said it would offer free delivery for orders above 229 kronor ($26) to users of the new Swedish site.
“Will Amazon increase consumption, or will it (consumption) just move from one store to another? That is probably the bigger question, really,” Peter Hesslin, head of e-commerce and logistics at the Danish-Swedish delivery and postal company PostNord, told Swedish news agency TT.
Ootes told TT that the Amazon already has “several hundreds” of employees in Sweden.
Nordic news outlets earlier reported that Amazon was building a major logistics
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