E-commerce and cloud computing provider

Company Details

Ticker Symbol: NASDAQ: AMZN
Number of Employees: 183,100
Annual Revenue: $88.99 billion (2014)
Year Founded: 1994
Ownership: Public
CEO: Jeffrey Bezos
Seattle, Washington

Key Takeaways

  • Founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos, Amazon has become a global le...

Company History

Founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos, Amazon has since become a ...

Technology Summary

As an e-commerce and cloud computing provider, Amazon’s...

Product/Service Offerings

Amazon offers a variety of products and services in addit...

Strategy and Target Markets

Amazon is primarily focused on the e-commerce, retail, cl...

Competitive Positioning and Value Proposition

With a robust delivery network and the ability to offer l...

Key Competitors

  • Direct Competitors: Alibaba Gr...

Key Relationships

Amazon has a thriving and growing partnership network comprised of thousands of companies in a variety of industries. Amazon’s partners are affiliated with one of several partner programs, including AWS Channel Reseller Partners, AWS Managed Service Program, AWS SaaS Partner Program, APN Competency Program, AWS Test Drive, AWS Government Partner Program, AWS Marketplace, and AWS Direct Connect Program.

Capital Structure

As of 3Q 2015, Amazon had a market capitalization of $229...

Notable News and Announcements

Company Profile Last Updated

August 25, 2015