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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is an American multinational electronic commercecompany with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is the world's largest online retailer.[3] Amazon has separate websites for the following countries: United States, Canada,United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, and China. It may also launch websites in Netherlands, Sweden, and India.[4] It also provides international shipping to certain countries for some of its products. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com, Inc. in 1994, and the site went online in 1995.[5] It is named after the Amazon River, one of the largest rivers in the world.[5] Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, computer software,video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, and toys.

|Amazon.com, Inc. | |[pic] | |Type |Public | |Traded as |NASDAQ: AMZN | | |NASDAQ-100 Component | | |S&P 500 Component | |Founded |1994 | |Founder(s) |Jeff Bezos | |Headquarters |Seattle, Washington, U.S. | |Area served |USA, UK, Japan, Germany,Canada | |Key people |Jeff Bezos | | |(Chairman, President & CEO) | |Industry |Online shopping, | | |Cloud computing | |Products |A2Z Development, A9.com,Alexa Internet, Amazon.com,Amazon Kindle, Amazon | | |Studios, Amazon Web | | |Services, Audible.com,Endless.com, IMDb, LoveFilm,Zappos.com, Woot | |Revenue |[pic] US$ 34.204 billion (2010)[1] | |Operating income |[pic] US$ 1.406 billion (2010)[1] | |Net income |[pic] US$ 1.152 billion (2010)[1] | |Total assets |[pic] US$ 18.797 billion (2010)[1] | |Total equity |[pic] US$ 6.864 billion (2010)[1] | |Employees |33,700 (2010)[1] | |Website |Amazon.com | |Alexa rank |[pic] 11 (December 2011)[2] | |Type of site |E-commerce | |Advertising |Web banners, Videos | |Available in |English, Japanese, German, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, | | |Spanish | |Launched |1995 |

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Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder, president, chief executive officer (CEO), and chairman of the board of Amazon.com.

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