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Amazon: Historical perspective on the organization At the beginning of each new semester, millions of students across the United State of America forsake their school bookstore and find their way to Amazon.com This hunt for class textbooks at a discounted price has become a part of the student culture in America. This phenomenon that occurs is merely a drop in the ocean of the giant that has become Amazon.com Amazon.com was founded in 1994 in Seattle, Washington by Jeffrey Bezos. In 1994, Jeffrey
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