Amazon is an international e-commerce company and online retailer that sells various products such as books, movies, electronics and others.
Amazon.com is an American international e-commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. Founded in 1994, it is the world's largest online retailer.
Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994 and the site went online as Amazon.com in 1995. The company was renamed after the Amazon River, one of the largest rivers in the world, which in turn was named after the Amazons, the legendary nation of female warriors in Greek mythology.
Amazon.com started as an online bookstore but soon diversified into selling DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, video and MP3 downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics, notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer. It is also a major provider of cloud computing services.
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SVP, Web Services
SVP, Worldwide Digital Media
SVP, International Consumer Business
SVP, Ecommerce Platform
VP, Website Application Platform
VP & CTO
VP, Digital Music & Video
Founder, President, CEO, & Chairman
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