Jeff Bezos and
  Amazon.com



  Emilee Finkelstein
JEFF BEZOS




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Amazon.Com




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History
• The dot-com bubble in the early 1990s
  saw the rise of the internet and internet
  businesses.
• In 1994, Jeff ...
Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in 1994 after
  making a cross country drive from New York
  to Seattle, writing up the Amaz...
Amazon’s Business Plan
Amazon.com’s business plan was
 considered unusual for an internet
 company; their philosophy was n...
The Growth of Amazon
• After the first four years of making no
  money, Amazon.com began to expand.
• They began to sell p...
Amazon.com Today
• Today, Amazon.com continues to
  thrive. With the introduction of the
  Kindle, Amazon’s profits surged...
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  • you definitely meet the requirements, and amazon is awesome! it was a tad sparse at times, but we were told to keep it short. you gave enough information and a was glad to learn the background of the company. im curious about its current statistics and global influence.
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  1. 1. Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com Emilee Finkelstein
  2. 2. JEFF BEZOS http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/amazon%20jeff%20bezos.jpg
  3. 3. Amazon.Com http://news.cnet.com/i/bto/20080415/amazon2_540x315.gif
  4. 4. History • The dot-com bubble in the early 1990s saw the rise of the internet and internet businesses. • In 1994, Jeff Bezos began amazon.com, an online book seller, which he hoped some day would be able to compete with brick-and-mortar bookstores by offering more than the conventional 200,000 titles.
  5. 5. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in 1994 after making a cross country drive from New York to Seattle, writing up the Amazon business plan on the way and setting up the original company in his garage.
  6. 6. Amazon’s Business Plan Amazon.com’s business plan was considered unusual for an internet company; their philosophy was not to expect a profit for four or five years. And, while other internet companies grew at a rapid speed and crashed after a few years, because of Amazon’s slow and steady growth, they were able to weather the boom-and-bust cycle of internet businesses.
  7. 7. The Growth of Amazon • After the first four years of making no money, Amazon.com began to expand. • They began to sell products other than books, such as music, electronics and household goods. • Amazon also incorporated features that allowed people to open small stores on the website, which expanded their product base exponentially.
  8. 8. Amazon.com Today • Today, Amazon.com continues to thrive. With the introduction of the Kindle, Amazon’s profits surged a shocking 69% in 2009, making it one of the only companies to survive the economic crisis (fairly) unscathed.

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