Amazon (company)

Fiji Hindi editions of Wiki, an online encyclopedia, Inc.[5] ( /ˈæməzɒn/ am-Ə-zon), ek American multinational technology company hae., Inc.
Formerly called
Cadabra, Inc. (1994–1995)
Traded as
IndustryOnline shopping
Cloud computing
FoundedJuly 5, 1994; 28 years ago (1994-07-05)
FounderJeff Bezos
HeadquartersSeattle, Washington, U.S.
Area served
Key people
Revenue US$135.98 billion[1] (2016)
US$4.186 billion[1] (2016)
US$2.371 billion[1] (2016)
Total assets US$83.402 billion[1] (2016)
Total equity US$19.285 billion[1] (2016)
Number of employees
541,900[2] (2017)
DivisionsWorldwide Consumer (Global Retail)
Amazon Web Services (AWS)[3][4]


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  2. "Amazon is now the size of a small country". Business Insider Deutschland. October 28, 2017.
  3. Amazon promotes Andy Jassy, Jeff Wilke to CEOs - Business Insider
  4. Amazon - Press Room - Press Release
  5. ", Inc. - Form-10K". NASDAQ. December 31, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2019.

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