Behind the scenes of Black Friday: Amazon, Royal Mail and Argos hire 49,000 staff to manage 225 million parcels over one weekend

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We all know what goes on during Black Friday itself, with £7 billion1 expected to be spent online in the UK alone, with Amazon dominating the sales. But what happens after 225 million items2 have been purchased, and how do the retail giants deal with the sheer volume of orders?

Posted inNews archiveon23 Nov 2017 Courier Insurers, Staveley Head, explore some of the UK’s biggest brands including Amazon, Argos and Royal Mail to find out how retailers handle the sheer volume of additional orders 263,701 staff are working to manage the Black Friday chaos 49,000 of them are

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