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Acquired byAmazon
Price$1.2B
Date7/2009
TermsStock

General Information

Offices

Headquarters
Warehouse
376 Zappos.com Blvd.
Shepherdsville, KY, 40165
USA

People

CEO
VP Merchandising
VP Fulfillment Operations
Director of Engineering
Product Manager
Senior Corporate Counsel
General Counsel
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Funding

TOTAL $62.6M
FUNDING TOTAL $62.6M
Series A, 1/1999
SV Angel
Erik Moore
$150k
Series B, 3/2000
Venture Frogs
Scott Banister
$1.1M
Angel, 1/2001
Hadi Partovi
Ali Partovi
Series C, 5/2002
Tony Hsieh
$7.5M
Series D, 10/2004
Sequoia Capital
$20M
Series E, 6/2005
$15M
Series E, 8/2005
ZVest
$6M
Series E, 11/2005
Sequoia Capital
$13M

Competitors

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Zappos

Zappos is an online retailer specializing in shoes. In addition to shoes they sell handbags, clothing, eyewear, watches and accessories.

The company is currently based in Henderson, NV, with a warehouse in Shepherdsville, KY. In addition, Zappos has a small number of brick-and-mortar outlet stores.

The name Zappos is derived from the Spanish word zapatos, meaning shoes.

Recent Milestones

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    Zappos added Kyle Kelly as Business Development & Analysis. (3/4/13)
    Posted 6/3/13 at 6:23am
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    Zappos added Faily Monster as Web Security Expert. (1/15/12)
    Posted 1/16/12 at 2:57pm
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    Zappos added Jimmy Abbott as Director - Operations Finance. (1/1/12)
    Posted 10/13/13 at 9:42am
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    Zappos added Nick French as Product Manager. (8/1/11)
    Posted 9/24/12 at 11:15am
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    Zappos added Jimmy Abbott as Senior Finance Manager - Real Estate + Facilities. (1/1/11)
    Posted 10/13/13 at 9:42am
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    Zappos added Jason Hurt as Software Developer. (1/13/10)
    Posted 7/10/12 at 1:00pm
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    Zappos added Jen Wilhelm as Senior Front-end Developer. (9/8/09)
    Posted 7/10/12 at 1:14pm
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    Zappos was acquired by Amazon for $1.2B. (7/22/09)
    Posted 7/22/09 at 12:42pm via techcrunch.com
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    Zappos — My baby cousin just trneud 1 and I hope he starts walking x_x when we try to teach him he just starts to get on the floor and crawl .. He hasnt laying on his belly much either .. (11/8/08)
    Posted 11/8/08 at 12:55am via facebook.com
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    Zappos added Dylan Bathurst as Senior Front-End Developer. (8/12/08)
    Posted 6/18/12 at 2:25pm
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    Zappos added Jimmy Abbott as Senior Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis. (10/1/07)
    Posted 10/13/13 at 9:42am
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    Zappos added Gerard Ramos as Web Producer. (2/1/07)
    Posted 12/8/11 at 4:26pm
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    Zappos added Jimmy Abbott as Senior Financial Analyst. (11/1/05)
    Posted 10/13/13 at 9:42am
  • Dollar
    Zappos received $13M in Series E funding. (11/1/05)
    Posted 7/22/09 at 2:02pm
  • Dollar
    Zappos received $6M in Series E funding. (8/1/05)
    Posted 7/22/09 at 2:02pm
  • Dollar
    Zappos received $15M in Series E funding. (6/1/05)
    Posted 8/22/07 at 10:06pm

Videos

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CEO Tony Hsieh presentation at Web 2.0 Summit, November 2008

Added: 11/8/08
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Zappos on Nightline

Added: 6/3/09
Above:

Zappos on Oprah!

Added: 6/3/09

Screenshots

Products

Zappos

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Above: Screenshot
Uploaded: 2/17/08
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Above: Zappos 2011
Uploaded: 9/27/11

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