Amazon to open two new hubs in Italy this year


The world’s largest online retailer,Amazon,said on Monday, that it will open two new logistics centres in Italy this year, investing over 230 million euros ($278 million).

With the two new hubs- a distribution centre in the north-western city of Novara and a fulfilment centre close to the city of Modena – Amazon will create 1,100 new jobs in the coming three years.

In a statement, Amazon group reiterated that it “continues to expand its logistics network in order to satisfy the growing demand of clients, widen product selections and support those small and medium enterprises that have decided to sell their products using Amazon logistics.”

Amazon has already invested 5.8 billion euros in Italy, since first starting operations 10 years ago. It employs 8,500 people in the country.