What does Amazon do?
Amazon is the world’s largest internet retailer, selling a diverse range of consumer products and subscriptions including its own electronics such as Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV and Echo. It is also the world’s largest provider of cloud infrastructure services through its Amazon Web Services (AWS) subsidiary.
When was Amazon started?
Amazon was established by former Wall Street high-flyer Jeff Bezos as an online bookstore in 1994, and has evolved into the third most valuable company in the world today.
Where does Amazon operate?
Amazon’s head office is based in Seattle, Washington which houses over 45,000 employees. The company operates a number of offices in over 30 countries around the world.
Where is Amazon traded?
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