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Pictures show Amazon in Hemel Hempstead preparing for Black Friday chaos

Staff at Amazon's Hemel Hempstead warehouse are preparing for millions of orders to pour in during the lead up to Black Friday.

Workers at the firm's Hemel Hempstead fulfilment centre are packing deliveries around the clock ahead of the unofficial kick-off of the Christmas shopping season on November 23. Staff at the Amazon warehouses are the real-life version of Santa's elves as they are pictured packing must-have Christmas presents at the busy "fulfilment" centre - which holds millions of items. These images show the chaos involved ahead of next week's big sale event.

The Christmas jobs at Amazon will be spread out all over the country, with hundreds of positions on offer in their centres nationwide.
The Christmas jobs at Amazon will be spread out all over the country, with hundreds of positions on offer in their centres nationwide.
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Staff working through the peak season will receive a rise in their wages.
Staff working through the peak season will receive a rise in their wages.
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Amazon has introduced a minimum wage of 10.50 for the London area.
Amazon has introduced a minimum wage of 10.50 for the London area.
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Row upon row of items and gifts cover the entire area from floor to ceiling in the site which is the size of seven football pitches covering a staggering 550 sq ft.
Row upon row of items and gifts cover the entire area from floor to ceiling in the site which is the size of seven football pitches covering a staggering 550 sq ft.
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