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When work helps those most in need
Ben Kenny helps In Kind Direct redirect unsold Amazon products to charities all across the UK

The police officer who became a writer
Once bottom of the class, Tim O’Rourke is now a best-selling author

Not just coconuts
He dreamt of working in sustainable development and microfunding: thanks to Amazon, Al can now help farmers in South East Asia

Crime for a change
How a famous English landmark inspired Louise to reinvent her career

An entrepreneur’s life
A day in the life of iQual Tech founder and Amazon seller Zamir Cajee

Literary advice from children to children
Following his dream of becoming an author solved Nick Alexander’s financial woes

A real writer’s life
Primary school kids choose the top 100 books they love the most

People of Black Friday Deals Week
How British businesses and authors make the most of the busiest shopping days of the year

Striking a chord with customers
How Brad turned his passion for music into a profession and made waves on Amazon Marketplace

Readers all around the world are now Mark’s jury
Successful lawyer or best-selling author? Mark Dawson’s choice.

School cookery club is now cream of the crop
Children in Blaenymaes Primary School prove there’s no such thing as too many cooks, thanks to Amazon’s donation

From builder's merchant to full time writer
He used to write after putting his children to bed. Now David is a bestselling thriller author.

Country life 2.0
Babette moved to the beautiful Devon countryside in search of a slower lifestyle. Here is how e-commerce is helping her.

Drawing on a local tradition
A 500-year-old industry flourishes in the new millennium

Unclogging the way to online success
Billy takes his father’s business to the next level

Play to cure
Free mobile games use the collective force of millions of players to help beat cancer

Father and son’s high-flying success
Passionate about flying, Will and his dad set up a prosperous business with vintage planes

'I knew I had great stories to tell'
"I didn’t want my dyslexia stopping me from becoming an author"

Come see where we work
Have you ever wondered what happens after you click ‘buy’ on Amazon.co.uk? Come and have a look.

Helping children develop a passion for reading
Primary school children receive a special delivery

Amazon Transformations
People, projects, dreams. The most loved stories of 2014

The £10m Longitude Prize
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees explains what you can do to tackle antibiotic resistance

The future of TV? It’s in the cloud
How losing his job helped Malcolm change the way people are watching TV

Family business pursues audio excellence
Shaun and Kristina turned a love of music into a quest for quality headphones

From teen hobby to young business
Geoff and his friends were only 14 when they set up one of the fastest-growing online companies in the UK. Today, they have thousands of customers all over the world.

From gloom to boom
Determined to overcome a personal crisis, Neil turned his interest in sports nutrition into a healthy business

The power of simplicity
Ravi and his father found smartphones too complicated. Now they sell their own easy-to-use phones across the world.

A new career starts with retirement
Age is no barrier for independently published crime author Bill Rogers

Making a case for design
Helen decided to quit her seven-to-seven job and start designing colourful covers for electronic devices

The £10 million challenge
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees introduces Longitude Prize 2014. Vote for the world issue you want solved.

We like your sense of humour
So much so, in fact, we thought we'd share some of your funniest customer reviews, including a three wolf t-shirt and a banana slicer…

The joy of cookware
Passionate about cooking, David found Amazon customers to be key ingredients of his successful business

Novelist declares independence
Helen Bryan’s War Brides went out of print. So she re-published it independently, and her forgotten novel turned into a best seller.

Family business enables family dream
Ice cream seller changes direction and hits million-pound turnover

Crime pays for self-published author
Keith's English teacher told him he would never make it as a science fiction writer. She was only partially right...

Self-publishing pays for the shopping
Steven A. McKay's debut novel is earning him more than his day job

Sweets for all
Yasin used to help fight crime in Lancashire. Today he shares his passion for sweets with Amazon customers.

The ultimate in slow cooking
In South Africa," a simple cooking tool makes a big difference in women's lives. Try it in your own kitchen and contribute to the cause.

One million copies was only the beginning
Best-selling author Scott Mariani uses self-publishing to develop his career

Delivering for customers this Christmas
It’s the festive season and the teams in our fulfilment centres are working to delight millions of customers

Who will buy perfumes online?
Customer feedback helped Hetal overcome the challenges of selling fragrances on the internet

Scarves Unlimited
In just two years, Maninder's business developed an international footprint from a room in Devon

A working mum's dream
Mum-of-two wanted to spend more time with her children. Now, she also leads a successful toy business.

Astronomical growth
How Dave Murray found a way to reach new customers and respond to the growing interest in astronomy

Delivering on results day
UCAS had to deliver a superb university admissions process. They rose to the challenge with the help of Amazon Web Services.

From Greenwich Square to Alaska and Zimbabwe
How two brothers got their books around the world from the heart of London

Mum of two self-publishes #1  best seller
Tracy Bloom's maternity leave delivered a Kindle hit as well as a baby

From collector to toy seller
Marcel made a business out of his hobby. Today, he shares his passion for toys with thousands of Amazon customers.

Self-taught author writes his own success story
Tim Ellis left school with no qualifications but has now sold hundreds of thousands of books on Amazon Kindle

Turning 'not found' pages into social good
Missing Children Europe transforms 404 error web pages from useless space into something meaningful

Retired businesswoman builds new life as an author
Self-publishing her first novel after early retirement sent Rachel Abbott soaring up the best seller chart

The romance of diamonds drove Vashi to sell them online
Diamonds: a journey from Tenerife, through Antwerp and Mumbai, to London

Tina Seskis has taken control of her own destiny
How a story about running away helped Tina escape her old career and become an author with Kindle Direct Publishing

Online focus saved traditional textiles business
When Ravi needed to secure the future of his family’s business he looked to Amazon Marketplace and Amazon Webstore

How Pete Smith used Kindle Direct Publishing to help Save the Children
Pete Smith worked for Save the Children and is now using Kindle Direct Publishing to raise money for them

Building a business while putting his family first
When Mark needed some valuable family time he relied on Fulfilment by Amazon to keep his Marketplace business running

Callum started selling online after spotting an unmet customer need
He now runs MediaDevil, an international and award winning company specialising in accessories for mobile devices

Losing her job kick-started Mel's writing career
Mel Sherratt would never have left her full time job to become an author, but redundandy enabled her to follow her dream

For children in Africa, a new way to learn
Students like Obiri are using Kindles to discover a love for reading