How Amazon Grew in Less Than 30 Years
Without any doubt Amazon became one of the most powerful and world-known multinational technology companies. Ever since it was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos as a e-shop for selling books, it quickly grew and expanded to another fields. Nowadays, books are just one of the many products that you can buy or sell on Amazon – software, video games, electronics, toys, clothes and jewelry, furniture and even food.
Besides e-commerce, Amazon is also focusing on cloud computing, digital streaming and artificial intelligence. It even developed some of its own consumer electronic products (Kindle, Echo, Fire Tablet/TV/OS), has its publishing arm and a film/TV studio.
The revenue in 2019 was over 280,5 billion dollars.