Amazon closes doors on Christmas orders

<p>Today (Tuesday, 20th December) marks the end of Amazon.co.uk's contribution to Christmas book sales--from tomorrow the site will not guarantee delivery of gifts by 24th December.

Delivery in time for Christmas for items with 24 hour availability can still be ensured until the end of today if the items are sent first class. The deadline for Amazon's Super Saver Delivery, which allows free postage for items costing &#163;15 or more, was yesterday.

Amazon.co.uk was the UK's second most visited internet site in the week to 17th December, according to user monitor Hitwise, taking 6.27% market...

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