The Story Behind Amazon
July 5, 1994, in Bellevue, Washington, Amazon.com was born in a garage providing books online, only to turn into an e-commerce giant that is now the largest internet company when it comes to revenue.
With an initial investment of $10,000 and doors used as desks, Amazon may be on its way to surpassing Walmart as the most valuable retailer in the United States.
Today Amazon is considered one of the Big Four technology companies alongside Google, Apple, and Facebook.
The company today deals in a wide variety of products and services including subscription-based services.
Categories the company deals in include:
- Video games
The company also has its own products, services, and technologies it has acquired or created such as:
- Amazon Prime Video
- Amazon Music
- Amazon Publishing
- cloud computing
- digital streaming
- artificial intelligence
- Amazon Web Services
- Kindle e-readers
- Fire tablets
- Fire TV
- Echo devices
- More in the resources below
For an in-depth look at Amazom.com such as revenue, facts, history, and more see the resources included in this post that offer the complete story of Amazon.com