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Amazon faces calls for boycott as Prime Day strikes break out in Germany

October 13, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is facing protests and calls for a boycott internationally from campaign groups as it launches its Prime Day 2020 shopping event.

Campaign group Ethical Consumer has called on UK shoppers to boycott the retail giant this Prime Day, citing the “cost to vital public services” incurred by Amazon’s controversial tax system here in the UK.

In September it was revealed that Amazon paid just £6.3 million in corporation tax in the UK last year, this compares to high street retailers like Tesco which paid £176 million in 2018.

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