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United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 20.57 on 100

Ranking 2021: 501 on 586 companies


Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Retail sale of books in specialised stores (4761)
• Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores (4759)

Company description

The company, based in the United States, operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. It was established in 1994 and has its registered head office located in Seattle, Washington.The company operates retail Web sites, including amazon.com and amazon.ca. It opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. It seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. The company and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as books; movies, music & games; digital downloads; electronics & computers; home & garden; toys, kids & baby; grocery; apparel, shoes & jewelry; health & beauty; sports & outdoors; and tools, auto & industrial. Amazon Web Services provides its developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle with Special Offers, Kindle 3G with Special Offers and Kindle DX are the revolutionary portable readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. Kindle 3G, Kindle 3G with Special Offers and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the number one bestselling product across the millions of items sold on Amazon.

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Indicators

The rating is calculated on the following metrics (for more information visit the section Methodology).

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ratings 2020
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8.7
8.7
40
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50.2
46.8
0
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42.5
42.5
30
20
78.6
77.1

YTD Rankings history

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Latest news about amazon.com, inc.

24 November 2021 - 07:20

Antitrust: multe da 200 milioni ad Amazon e Apple - Il Sole 24 ORE

22 November 2021 - 19:41

U.S. FTC recommended lawsuit against Amazon over privacy breaches at Ring - the Information | Reuters

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recommended filing a lawsuit against Amazon.com Inc over privacy and data security breaches in the e-commerce giant's home security unit, Ring, earlier this year, the Information reported on Monday.

18 November 2021 - 07:51

Amazon to ban Visa credit cards in the UK in battle over payment fees - The Verge

Amazon will stop accept Visa credit cards issued in the UK from January 19th, 2022. It’s part of ongoing fee over fees charged by card issuers, which Visa has increased since the UK left the EU.

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