AmazonAmazon.com also called Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company that was founded on July 5, 1994, by Jeff Bezos. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, later diversifying to sell DVDs, Blurays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo—and is the world’s largest provider of cloud infrastructure services.

  • CEO of Amazon :

Jeff Bezos

  • Product:

Amazon.com, Appstore, AWS, The Book Depository, comiXology, Game Studios, Video, Instant Video UK, Instant Video German, Audible, Kindle, Fire, Lab126, Studios, Twitch.tv, Woot, Echo, Shopbop, Amazon Books

  • Establishment Year:

Incorporated in 1994

  • Type of Site:

E-commerce

  • Head Office:

Seattle, Washington, U.S

  • No. of Employees:

3,41,000 (2016)

  • Revenue:

$135.92 billion(2016)

  • Company Type:

 Public

  • Tag line:

 Work hard, have fun, make history

  • Services:

Online shopping
Cloud computing
Digital distribution

  • Subsidiaries:

A9.com, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Alexa Internet, Audible.com, comiXology, Digital Photography Review, Goodreads, Internet Movie Database, Junglee.com, Twitch.tv, Zappos, Souq.com

  • Operates in No. of countries:

 Worldwide

  • Competitor:

Snapdeal

Flipkart

Paytm

  • Official Website:

https://www.amazon.com/