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AMAZON

Amazon.com Inc. is based in Seattle and is currently the world’s largest online marketplace. It is also the second largest employer in the United States that was founded in 1994 originally for selling books but soon expanded to sell other products. Amazon also distributes and streams video, audiobooks, music, games and food. Amazon.com is available throughout the World but often with restrictions and limited products.

Amazon Beginnings

Amazon was founded in 1994 in Seattle because of the available technical talent thanks to Microsoft being located there. The company went public in 1997, started selling music and videos in 1998 and by 1999 began offering a lot more product categories.

Amazon Acquisitions

Throughout the years, Amazon has partnered with or acquired several companies as a way to extend their services.

Amazon Subsidiaries
  • A9
  • Audible.com
  • CreateSpace
  • Goodreads
  • Ring
  • Twitch
  • Whole Foods Market

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All You Can Read, Anytime, Anywhere

The days of visiting a local bookstore to buy the latest Stephen King novel is coming to an end. The rise in ordering books online and reading digital copies also known as eBooks are taking over. Moreover, online stores have hundreds of thousands of books in their library. Additionally, there are subscription services that grant Read More »

Apps for Android! – Download from the Amazon Appstore for Android from outside the US – Free Apps

Apps for Android! – Download from the Amazon Appstore for Android from outside the US – Free Apps

Coming soon: Amazon Prime Day. More Sales than Black Friday!

This year’s Amazon Prime Day is fast approaching. Prime Day will be on July, 12! Prime Day is a shopping event with more and better deals than Black Friday exclusively for Prime members. Did you know that all US Unlocked Card holders are eligible for an Amazon Prime membership? Find out how to become an Amazon Prime member Read More »

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