Jul 5, 2019

Amazon at 25: The story of a giant

Today, 25 years on from when it started, Amazon is one of the most valuable public companies in the world, with Mr Bezos now the world's richest man, thanks to his invention. The huge stockpiling space that the company had at the time in the US helped Amazon become a leader in the sector and enabled them to offer a wider selection of books than its bricks-and-mortar rivals. Ten years later, Amazon had become the biggest online seller in the US and around the world. Following the creation of Amazon Marketplace in 2000 - which opened the platform up to thousands of small businesses - Amazon felt the need to boost its delivery service for loyal customers. What will Amazon be in another 25 years? We'll have to wait and see.

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