A Collection of Resources To Tell The Story of 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 was 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 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
Sections Included Included In This Post:
- The History of Amazon
- The Amazon Mission Statement
- Company Goals
- Strategies Used By Amazon
- Facts About Amazon
- The Impact Amazon has on The Retail Industry
- Amazon Founders
- Amazon Reports And Financial Statements
- Amazon Employee Relations
- Amazon Divisions And Subsidiaries
- Amazon Ownership & Investors
- The Main Competitors of Amazon
- Target Market & Marketing Strategies
- Products & Services Offered By Amazon
- The Reputation of Amazon
- Amazon Complaints
- Amazon Failures
- Inside The Success of Amazon
- Books Related to Amazon
- The Latest About Amazon
- Tweets Related To Amazon
- Videos Related To Amazon
The History of Amazon
A company’s history is interesting. You can learn when the company was established, its original operations and how it’s changed since the startup phase as well as the challenges the company may have faced.
The Amazon Mission Statement
A mission statement helps a company stay on track and focus on its goals, culture and ensures everyone is on the same page.
A mission statement is for company employees as well as the public. It’s usually a broad description of the company’s focus and activities.
A company’s mission statement is the company’s public face, and it is commonly used in marketing materials.
Below are the resources I have included related the mission statement for Amazon
In this section, you can view the goals set by the company. Goals are important to help management stay on track and work to achieve the set goals.
Below you’ll see the resources I have found related to the organization’s goals.
Strategies Used By Amazon
In this section, can gain an idea of the strategist used by the company. The strategy a company uses can the difference between success and failure, a mediocre business or a huge success story.
Below you’ll see the resources included related to business strategies used by Amazon
Facts About Amazon
You’ll find facts about the company that may or may not be known to the general public. Have a look at the resources below included in this post related to Amazon facts
The Impact Amazon has on The Retail Industry
This section focuses on the impact Amazon has made on the Retail industry, whether it is positive or negative. It’s interesting to see how a company can make a change in the entire industry.
See the resources I have selected that are related to how Amazon has affected the Retail industry.
In the executive section, you’ll find information related to the management of Amazon. Management decisions play an important role in a company’s success. It’s not luck that makes a company successful, but planning, strategy, and leadership.
Have a look at the following resources included in this post related to Amazon founders.
Amazon Reports And Financial Statements
In this section, you can find out information such as the company’s profits, losses, net worth, liabilities, shares, owner’s equity, etc. that is available to the general public.
Have a look at the resources included below.
Amazon Employee Relations
In this section, you can find resources related to the number of employees Amazon employs as well as other useful employee information such as job satisfaction and labor relations, etc.
Amazon Divisions And Subsidiaries
The division of a company is a part of a business entity. In other words, even if a division operates under a different name it’s still part of the entity.
A subsidiary is an entirely different company, it is separate and usually owned by a larger company.
Have a look at the resources for Amazon subsidiaries and Divisions.
Amazon Ownership & Investors
In this section, you’ll find resources related to the ownership, investors, and shares related to Amazon. Below you’ll find the resources I have included for this post.
The Main Competitors of Amazon
This section focuses on direct and indirect competition for Amazon. Below you can browse through the resources related to the main competition for Amazon.
Target Market & Marketing Strategies
This section focuses on the target market and the marketing strategies used. Just as above targeting is an important process and without it your focus will be too broad and you won’t be able to zero in on the right marketing techniques.
The marketing strategy used can make or break a business. The right strategy can make a company millions while a poor marketing strategy can end up in disaster.
Products & Services Offered By Amazon
This section offer resources related to core products and services offered by Amazon. Many large corporations have a large variety of products and services. Some companies are so large and complex that they deal in a variety of industries that operate on a global level, which is known as conglomerates.
Have a look at the resources below for products and services offered by Amazon.
The Reputation of Amazon
In the resources below, you’ll find information on the reputation of Amazon. You’ll get insights as to how the company is viewed by the general public.
In this section, you can go through the resources to view the complaints, whether the complaints lead to a lawsuit or a viral rant, have a look at the complaints people have against Amazon.
Companies go through many phases, some are successful and some are miserable failures. Even though a company has failures, it’s a learning experience for management as well as other people.
Below are the resources I have included for this post related to Amazon failures.
7 Worst Products Amazon Ever Had (AMZN)
Inside The Success of Amazon
It’s interesting to study the successes. Sometimes a small idea can lead to great success. At times sticking to core values and applying them to your strategy pays off and at other times being bold and taking chances to turn into huge success stories.
Having a long-term vision and planning while making adjustments along the way can are a driving force to creating a successful business.
Have a look at the resources I have included in this post related to the success of Amazon.
Books Related to Amazon
Some companies are so successful or a miserable failure and have many lessons to learn from that people have written books related to the rise and fall of companies.
Have a look at the links below to view the books available related to Amazon
The Latest About Amazon
In this section, you’ll be able to stay up to date on the latest information related to Amazon including the latest news, Google searches, videos, what people are tweeting, and more.
I recommend spending some time on the news, tweets, that can offer up-to-the-minute information about Amazon.