Amazon to create 900 Scottish jobs

Online retailer Amazon is to create 900 jobs in the second major expansion of its Scottish operation this year.

The firm will bring 500 permanent and 400 temporary positions to a new customer service centre in Edinburgh.

The announcement in the capital today comes just months after Amazon unveiled plans for 950 full-time jobs in Scotland.l

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