Monday, July 23, 2018

"No-deal Brexit could spark civil unrest ‘within two weeks’ warns UK head of Amazon"

If you've planned ahead you should be okay. If you haven't, Amazon's Gold Box Deals don't usually contain stuff to ride out the apocalypse but their day-to-day prepper offerings looked interesting.
And as always the book selection could come in handy when confronting the mob:,204,203,200_.jpg
From The Independent, July 23:

Online retailer becomes first company to issue such a warning
Leaving the European Union with no deal could prompt “civil unrest” within days, the head of Amazon in the UK has warned.

Doug Gurr told a meeting organised by Brexit secretary Dominic Raab that the online retail firm was now considering this worst-case outcome as part of their contingency planning.

Mr Gurr’s remarks make Amazon UK the first company to issue such a warning, and “stunned those present”, The Times reports.

In a statement Amazon UK said: “Like any business, we consider a wide range of scenarios in planning discussions so that we’re prepared to continue serving customers and small businesses who count on Amazon, even if those scenarios are very unlikely.

“This is not specific to any one issue – it’s the way we plan for any number of issues around the world.”...MORE
I'm not sure why that particular book was recommended. At least it wasn't the combo that Ogilvy's Rory Sutherland saw: