Amazon ‘recruiting car sales executives’ ahead of UK pilot scheme

Amazon could be set to pilot online car sales in the UK after its UK sector boss admitted car sales executives were already being recruited in preparation for the scheme.

E-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero issued a warning to UK car retailers after producing a report into the strategy of the burgeoning online retailer which highlighted its future role in the business of selling cars.

ParcelHero’s head of consumer research, David Jinks, said: “From books to consumer electronics, Amazon has completely transformed the market wherever and whatever it has launched.

“Now the likes of Evans Halshaw and Bristol Street Motors will be taking a deep breath as it accelerates into the world of car sales.”

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