Amazon (company)

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Treddit as
IndustrieOnline shoppin
FoonditJulie 5, 1994; 29 years ago (1994-07-05)
FoonderJeff Bezos
HeidquartersSeattle, Washington, U.S.
Area served
Key fowk
RevenueIncrease US$232.887 billion (2018)
Increase US$12.421 billion (2018)
Increase US$10.073 billion (2018)
Tot assetsDecrease US$162.648 billion (2018)
Tot equityDecrease US$43.549 billion (2018)
Nummer o employees
Increase 750,000 (2019)[1] (2017)
DiveesionsWarldwide Consumer (Global Retail)
Amazon Web Services (AWS)[2][3]
Subsidiaries Inc. is American multinaitional electronic commerce company wi headquarters in Seattle, Washington, Unitit States. It is the world's largest online retailer.[4] stairtit as an online bookstore, but suin diversifee'd, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, software, video gemes, electronics, apparel, furniture, toys, an jewelry. The company produces consumer electronics an aw—notably the Amazon Kindle e-beuk reader an the Kindle Fire tablet computer—an is a major provider o cloud computing services.

Jeff Bezos incorporate the company (as Cadabra) in Julie 1994, an the steid went online as in 1995.[5] The company wish rename it efter the Amazon River, ane o the largest rivers in the world,[5] which in turn wis namit efter the Amazons, the legendar naition o female warriors in Greek meethologie.

Amazon haes separate retail wabsteid for the follaein kintras; Unitit States, Canadae, Unitit Kinrick, Fraunce, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, Cheenae an Indie, wi internaitional shippin tae certain ither kintras for some o its products.[6] It is expectit tae launch its wabsteid in Poland an aw,[7] Netherlands, an Swaden.[8]

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  1. "Amazon Company Profile". Craft. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  2. "Amazon promotes Andy Jassy, Jeff Wilke to CEOs - Business Insider". Archived frae the original on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  3. Amazon - Press Room - Press Release Archived 2018-09-16 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Jopson, Barney (12 Julie 2011). "Amazon urges California referendum on online tax". Financial Times. Archived frae the original on 15 Julie 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2011. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  5. a b Ann Byers (2006). Jeff Bezos: the founder of, The Rosen Publishing Group. See pg. 46-47
  6. ", Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Jan 30, 2013" (PDF). SEC database. Retrieved 26 Februar 2013.
  7. "Amazon wkrótce w Polsce". Wirtualna Polska. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 11 Januar 2012.
  8. "Amazon Spain launch may presage new overseas push" Archived 2013-02-19 at the Wayback Machine, Reuters, September 14, 2011.