April 27th, 2015 by Lior
2017 Update: Seems amazon local has closed down now and Amazon Tickets is currently working in its place. But for posterity, I shall leave below the now out-of-date article that was applicable in 2015.
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Today I received an email from Amazon letting me know that they have an “Amazon Local” service that previous I had not heard about. I had a look at local.amazon.co.uk to check out exactly what it is, and turns out that Amazon has branched out yet again (past expansions including the invention of the Kindle, and the introduction of Amazon Prime’s video-streaming programme); expanding beyond selling books, food, clothing, electronics and other products, to also selling tickets for theatre shows, sporting events, festivals, concerts, restaurant / hotel deals, courses for learning different skills, therapeutic treatments (from massage to pedicures and reflexology) and other “experience days”! (more…)