Amazon Corporation (Amazon, referred to as Amazon; NASDAQ: AMZN) is the largest online e-commerce company in the United States, located in Seattle, Washington. It is one of the earliest companies that began to operate e-commerce on the Internet. Amazon was founded in 1995. At first, it only operated the book sales business on the Internet. Now it has expanded to a wide range of other products and has become the world's largest online retail product variety And the second largest Internet company in the world. Under the company name, it also includes subsidiaries such as AlexaInternet, a9, lab126, and Internet Movie Database (IMDB).
Amazon and other sellers provide customers with millions of unique new, refurbished, and second-hand goods, such as books, movies, music and games, digital downloads, electronics and computers, home gardening supplies, toys, baby products, food, apparel , Footwear and jewelry, health and personal care products, sports and outdoor products, toys, automobiles and industrial products.
In August 2004, Amazon acquired wholly-owned Joyo.com, combining Amazon ’s world-leading online retail expertise with Joyo ’s deep Chinese market experience, further enhancing the customer experience and promoting the growth of e-commerce in China.
In March 2018, the official website of Beijing Consumers Association showed that Beijing Consumers Association purchased 19 types of comparative test samples on Amazon in 2017, of which 9 failed to meet the standard, and the non-compliant rate was 47.4%. On July 19, 2018, the Fortune Global 500 list was released, and Amazon ranked 18th. On December 18, the "World Top 500 Brands 2018" compiled by the World Brand Lab was announced, and Amazon ranked first. On July 18, 2019, the provision of seller services to third-party sellers on the Amazon China website was discontinued. In July 2019, he was selected into the 2019 Fortune Global 500. In October, the Forbes Global Top 100 Digital Economy 2019 ranked 6th. Ranked third in the world's top 100 most valuable brands in 2019.