Presentation on theme: ".. History Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994, and the site went online as Amazon.com in 1995. The company was renamed."— Presentation transcript:
History Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994, and the site went online as Amazon.com in 1995. The company was renamed after the Amazon River, one of the largest rivers in the world. which in turn was named after the Amazons, the legendary nation of female warriors in Greek mythology. It is the world's largest online retailer. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore.
History(con) In May 1997 Amazon.com completed its initial public offering (IPO). April 1998 the company acquired online bookstores in U.K. and Germany (Bookpages and Telebuch): first international expansion. In 1999 the company launched its own auction site. In 2000 Amazon.com launched amazon.co.jp and amazon.fr (Japan and France). In 2002 e-commerce strategic alliances were performed with Virgin and Office Depot.
History (con). In January 2003 announced the Free Super Saver Shipping. September 2003 launched new Sporting Good store. Features include: one-click shopping, customer review and e-mail order verification. Written in :C++ and Java. Employees :88,400 (201 3).
History (con).. Founder :Jeff Bezos Key people :Jeff Bezos (Chairman, President & CEO)