About Amazon

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is an American multinational electronic commerce , a Fortune 500 company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States
It is the world 's largest online retailer.[4] The company also produces consumer electronics—notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer—and is a major provider of cloud computing services.
Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994, and the site went online as amazon.com in 1995.[7] The company was renamed after the Amazon River, one of the largest rivers in the world,[7] which in turn was named after the Amazons, the legendary nation of female warriors in Greek mythology. Amazon.com started as an online
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Amazon 's Honor System was launched in 2001 to allow customers to make donations or buy digital content, with Amazon collecting a percentage of the payment plus a fee. The service was discontinued in 2008[93] and replaced by Amazon Payments

In 2011, Amazon announced that it was releasing a Mac download store to offer dozens of games and hundreds of pieces of software for Apple computers

On August 2012, Amazon announced it would be adding a gaming department to its company titled Amazon Game Studios. Amazon states that they will be bringing, "innovative, fun and well-crafted games
Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime is a service of free two-day shipping on all eligible purchases, for a flat annual fee, as well as discounted one-day shipping rates.[96] Amazon launched the program in the contiguous United States in 2005, in Japan, the United Kingdom and Germany in 2007, and in France (as "Amazon Premium") in 2008.
Private labels and exclusive marketing arrangements
In August 2005,[99] Amazon began selling products under its own private label, "Pinzon"; the trademark applications indicated that the label would be used for textiles, kitchen utensils, and other household goods
In September 2008, Amazon filed to have the name registered. USPTO has finished its review of the application, but
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