“When a company comes
up with an idea,
it’s a messy process.
There’s no aha moment,”
Going from A to B it is a long
road of trial-and-error
Amazon invested heavily in R&D to develop its own dedicated hardware reading device.
The first Kindle was released in 2007, three years before the Ipad.
Kindle 2 was released in February 2009 positioning Amazon as an innovative and disruptive company.
Amazon Locker is a self-service delivery location to pick up packages. It allows customers to use an
Amazon Locker location instead of delivering a package at home or business address, and pick up the
parcel at any time. Once the parcel is delivered in the Amazon Locker, customers receive a notification
with a unique pick-up code to open the locker.
At some point Amazon will stop buying products from the manufacturer to print the products in its own
fulfilment centers. This disruptive innovation will allow Amazon to improve its logistics network and
reduce once again customer´s costs.
Blue Origin is a personal Bezo’s venture firm created in 2000
The company is developing technologies to enable private humans to access the space with the goal of
dramatically lowering costs of space tourism
Is an easy way to preload a
customer’s information to do
a purchase process with a
Price, selection, and convenience are at the core of Amazon’s disruptive innovations
Improving shopping experience
§ The Everything store: Jeff Bezos and the
age of Amazon, Brad Stone (2013)
§ One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of
Amazon.com, Richard L. Brandt (2011)
§ The Age of the Platform: How Amazon,
Apple, Facebook, and Google Have
Redefined Business, Phil Simon (2011)
§ Inside the Giant machine: An
Amazon.com Story, Kalpanik S. (2011)
§ Amazon.com: Get Big Fast, Robert
§ Amazon Top Seller Secrets: Insider Tips
from Amazon's Most Successful
§ Amazon's Truth Behind the Click BBC Documentary
§ Amazon.com Full Story - World Biggest Online Retailer Revealed
§ Exclusive Interview with Jeff Bezos - Founder & CEO of Amazon
§ Amazing Amazon Story - Jeff Bezos Full Speech
§ TED: Jeff Bezos: The electricity metaphor
§ Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future
§ Four Peaks: My interview with Jeff Bezos
§ Inside Amazon: Secrets of an Online Mega-Giant
§ Amazon's Truth Behind the Click
§ Jeff Bezos at the Stanford Graduate School of Business
§ Jeff Bezos on Amazon, Innovation, Customer Service, Kindle
§ Jeff Bezos discusses Amazon Business Model and Mission