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Amazon.com, Inc. Company Profile
What began as Earth's biggest bookstore has become Earth's biggest everything store. Expansion has propelled Amazon.com in innumerable directions. While the website still offers millions of books, movies, games, and music, selling other items -- such as electronics, apparel and accessories, auto parts, home furnishings, health and beauty aids, toys, and groceries -- contributes more than 60% of sales. Shoppers can also download e-books, games, MP3s, and films to their computers or handheld devices, including Amazon's own portable e-reader, the Kindle. Amazon also offers products and services, such as self-publishing, online advertising, e-commerce platform, hosting, and a co-branded credit card.
Headlines for Amazon.com, Inc.
Paul Krugman's Error Over Amazon's Market Power
at Forbes.com - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
Amazon is not the king of cheap online prices
- 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Washington Post Adds a National Tabloid Edition
at The New York Times - Sun 9:06 pm ET
Wolff: Real books can defeat Amazon and e-books
- Sun 7:00 pm ET
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Address: 410 Terry Ave. North
Seattle, WA 98109-5210
Phone:206-266-1000
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Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Revenue (2013):74452.00 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):21.90%
Employees (2013):117,300
Employee Growth (1 yr):32.70%
Key People
Chairman, President and CEO: Jeffrey P. (Jeff) Bezos
SVP and CFO: Brian T. Olsavsky
SVP and CFO: Thomas J. (Tom) Szkutak
Industry Information
Sector: Services
Industry: Catalog & Mail Order Houses
Top Competitors
Apple Inc. (aapl)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (bks)
Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC
 


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