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  • AmazonBasics will -- at least initially -- offer consumers AV cables, blank DVD media and other inexpensive doodads for not much cheddar. Everything the outfit sells through this initiative will ship in frustration-free packaging, and Bezos has already committed to expanding the line "in the coming months." 
  • Out of his garage, originally called Cadabara.com
  • http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19980726&slug=2763230http://mashable.com/2011/07/22/facts-amazon-com/
  • Gateway: allows enterprises to securely upload data to the cloud.
  • Amazon as a platform. Giving people ways to use the unique assets.

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  • THE WEBS LARGEST RETAILERCOMPANY PRESENTATIONJessica CappFebruary 13, 2012
  • PRODUCTS Multiple retail websites  Amazon.com, endless.com, zappos.com, junglee.com Kindle IMDB AmazonBasics Amazon Web Services
  • BIGNESS Revenue (2011): $48 billion Market Capitalization: $83 billion 152 million active customer accounts2 million seller accounts
  • HISTORY 1994: founded in Jeff Bezos’s garage  Originally called Cadabara.com Orders from all 50 U.S. states and 45 countries in first month. 1997: IPO, (AMZN) $18/share 1998: Opened music/video stores 2004: Amazon Web Services 2007: Amazon Kindle
  • NOTEWORTHY"Not only do you have to avoid the bad ideas, but you have to avoid many of the good ideas for reasons of focus.“ – Jeff Bezos.
  • RECENT EVENTS Kindle Fire Amazon Silk Amazon Publishing As of last week…  Licensing agreement with Viacom
  • AMAZON PRIME Instant streaming of movies & TV  CBS, Fox, PBS, NBCUniversal, Sony, Warner Bros, Disney-ABC Television, Viacom Instant access to thousands of Kindle titles Free two-day shipping $79/year Netflix & Hulu - $8/month ($96/year)
  • COMPETITION
  • SECRET SAUCE Customer-centric  Ex: customer reviews/suggestions Diversity  Retail, Kindle, cloud storage, music, video, app store…
  • VERDICT Big! But still room to grow… Amazon Web Services (AWS)  Tool for future companies  application hosting, backup/storage, databases, search engine applications.