Formerly called : Cadabra, Inc. (1994–1995)
Industry : Online shopping
Founded : July 5, 1994
Founder : Jeff Bezos
Headquarters : Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Area served : Worldwide
Products : Mobiles, Ladies And Gents Wear Products, Electronics Products, Kindle Books And Many Other Products.
|Jeff Bezos||Werner Vogels|
|(Chairman, President & CEO)||(CTO)|
In 2015, Amazon surpassed Walmart as the most valuable retailer in the United States by market capitalization.
Amazon is the fourth most valuable public company in the world, the largest Internet company by revenue in the world, and the eighth largest employer in the United States.
Amazon acquired Whole Foods Market for $13.4 billion, which vastly increased Amazon's presence as a brick-and-mortar retailer.