Amazon's UK warehouses are destroying millions of unsold products every year, investigation reveals

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Amazon is also under fire for apparently using algorithmic-enforced staff turnover targets

Ecommerce giant Amazon has been accused of destroying millions of unsold items every year in its UK warehouses. ITV News  secretly filmed inside the retailer's Dunfermline warehouse in Scotland,...

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