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  • Virginia Rosales Anabel Juárez Jaime MillánVladimir Matovid October 2010 Business Models: Themes and Issues
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • Company OverviewFounded in 1994 28,300 Global leader inin Seattle, USA employees e-commerce Worldwide Wide range of Mass network of products customisation fulfilment Customer Affiliations Stickiness experience
  • Mission• ‘To leverage technology and the expertise of our invaluable employees to provide our customers with the best shopping experience on the Internet.’Vision• ‘To be earth’s most customer centric company; to build a place where people can come to find and discover anything they might want to buy online.’Values• Customer Obsession• Innovation• Bias for Action• Ownership• High Hiring Bar• Frugality
  • Objective• ‘Not to discount a small number of products for a limited period of time, but to offer low prices everyday and apply them broadly across our entire product range.’Core Value Proposition• Price• Convenience• SelectionStrategy• ‘To ‘Get Big Fast’ by investing aggressively in new product categories and new businesses, by spending money on brand awareness and getting new customers.’
  • StrategySource: www.amazon.com
  • Three Customer Sets Who want to Consumers buy products on AmazonWho want to Who want to usesell products Sellers Developers Amazon developing on Amazon services
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • How long do you stay @ ? GOAL: Attention attraction and retention Customer’s needs Relevant Content HOW? Frequent Update Buying habits Reactions to Web site design Demographics Favorite and least favorite products Quality Value Timeliness e-Trust Appropriateness of Goods & Brand Differentiation Services Customer Loyalty Business Reputation Security in Transactions
  • How long do you stay @ ? Stickiness Holds customers and keeps them coming back for more! Measurement: *Time spent at a website *Number of visits per person *Number of pages viewed
  • ContentProducts & Services
  • Interactivity &Production Values
  • Co-Creation & Personalization RecognitionCustomization Ownership & Belonging
  • Variety 2 Easy Navigation1 3 4 5 Speed & Delivery
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • Business Model Evolution OnLine Book Retailing Auctions & zShops Marketplace Partherships &Logistic Services E-commerce Platform/ Web ServiceseBooks/Kindle
  • Business Model Canvas 9 building blocks Customer Revenue Streams Segment (CS) (R$) Cost Key ResourcesStructure(C$) (KR) Customer Key Partnerships Relationship (CR) (KP) Key ActivitiesChannels (CH) (KA) Value Proposition (VP)
  • Business Model Canvas Partnerships and eBooks/Kindle Provider E-commerce Platform/Web Services AuctionsRetailing Online & zShops Logistic Service Marketplaces AUTOMATED LOGISTIC PARTNERS FULFILMENT & IT LOW PRICES GLOBAL MARKET SERVICES & CO- INFRASTRUCTURE CONVENIENCE (CONSUMERS) CREATION AFFILIATES DEVELOPMENT AND WIDE SELECTION (CUSTOMISED ONLINE(PUBLISHERS, AUTHORS, MAINTENANCE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE PROFILES & GLOBAL MARKET BOOKSTORES…) RECOMMENDATIONS) PRODUCT INTERMEDIATION (SELLERS & DEVELOPMENT, AND SERVICES CONSUMERS) PARTNERSHIPS & PROMOTION ALLIANCES SELLERS (COMPANIES AGGREGATION OF & INDIVIDUALS) HARDWARE DEMAND (LONGTAIL) MANUFACTURERS AMAZON.COM (& COMPANIES (ONLINE FULFILMENT & TRADITIONAL IT INFRASTRUCTURE, OVERSEAS SITES) RETAILERS) SOFTWARE & COMPANIES (ONLINE EXPERTS MASS-CUSTOMISED AFFILIATES & TRADITIONAL WEB SERVICES DEVELOPERS RETAILERS) GLOBAL FULFILMENT LOGISTICS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE PORTABLE DEVICE APIs MARKETING SALES MARGINS TECHNOLOGY & CONTENT FULFILMENT COMMISSIONS
  • eBooks/Kindle Amazon reported 80% of >450 000 books eBook market available for download Kindle eBooks add 35% Newspapers, to a physical book’s magazines and blogs sale on Amazon subscriptioneBooks downloaded Amazon keeps 65% offrom Amazon not the revenue from allexclusive to Kindle eBook sales for Kindle "Our vision is to have every book ever printed, in any language, all available in tinder 60 seconds.“ - Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com CEO
  • Capture Value:transforming earnings into profits Cash generative Inventory cycle turnover Capital efficiency Maximize Profit Dollars, Not Margins
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • Source: www.amazon.com
  • Source: www.meettheboss.com
  • Worldwide Sales MixQ1 ’04 – Net Sales $5,710 MM Q4 ’09– Net Sales $24,509 MM 2% 3% z 22% 45% 76% 52% Source: www.amazon.com WW Media (Books, Music, Movies, Video Games and Consoles, Software and Digital Downloads) WW Electronics & Other General Merchendise (EGM) WW Other (Marketing and Promotional Activities, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Enterprise Solutions, & Co-branded Credit Cards)
  • International Sales MM$10,000 $8,938 $9,000 $8,000 $7,000 $6,740 $6,000 • 2008 International sales 47% of WW sales, up from $5,000 45% in 2007 $4,000 • Shipments to over 200 $3,074 $3,000 countries $2,000 $1,000 $0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Source: www.amazon.com
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • - from A to ZCompany Overview Mission, Vision & Values Core Value Proposition, Objective & Strategy Three Customer SetsAttention Economy and e-TrustBusiness Model Amazon.com Business Model Evolution Business Model Canvas – The 9 Building Blocks eBook/Kindle Value CaptureDiversifying Revenue Streams Geographical Expansion & Product Range Amazon.com Acquisitions and Investments SalesConclusion Sky is the limit References
  • Conclusion • Logical path • Resources & Evolution Channels • B2C, B2B • New markets • Strength of Brand Expansion • “Earth’s biggest selection” • Community & Stickiness Attention • Trust Economy • Customer Experience
  • Sky is the limit
  • Thank you!
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