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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 some two-thirds 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.
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[$$] Amazon Posts Another Blockbuster Profit
at The Wall Street Journal Online - 58 minutes ago
[$$] Amazon Primes Margin Pump for Now
at The Wall Street Journal Online - 59 minutes ago
Amazon CFO had to explain it's not a bad thing Amazon had its highest quarterly profit ever
Business Insider - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Amazon’s booming profit could pause despite Prime Day
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Contact Information
Address: 410 Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109-5210
Phone:206-266-1000
Fax:206-266-4952
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Revenue (2014):88988.00 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):19.50%
Employees (2014):154,100
Employee Growth (1 yr):31.40%
Key People
Chairman, President and CEO: Jeffrey P. Bezos
Managing Director, Amazon Web Services: Jeffrey Kratz
Managing Director, Asia Pacific: Shane Owenby
Industry Information
Sector: Services
Industry: Catalog & Mail Order Houses
Top Competitors
APPLE INC. (aapl)
WAL-MART STORES, INC. (wmt)
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (baba)
 


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