Amazon confirms opening of £68m Merseyside centre

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Online retailer Amazon has confirmed it is to open a sortation centre at Haydock, this September. The £68m site will create 250 jobs, substantially less than was previously forecast. However, the US firm said it will increase headcount when seasonal demand, such as Christmas and peak times, require. It said it hopes to "expand as business allows". The unit has the capacity to handle between 800 and 1,000 staff. Recruitment has already begun, ahead of the opening. Amazon already operates a distribution centre at Warr... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...