20 Interesting Facts About Amazon

Amazon is one of the most successful companies in the world, and it’s easy to see why. With its vast selection of products, convenient delivery options, and competitive prices, Amazon has become a household name.

But there are many interesting facts about Amazon that you may not know. Here are 20 of them:

  1. Amazon was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos in his garage in Seattle, Washington.

  2. The company’s original name was Cadabra, but Bezos changed it to Amazon because he thought it sounded more like a river.

  3. Amazon started out as an online bookstore, but it has since expanded to sell a wide variety of products, including electronics, clothing, furniture, and groceries.

  4. Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer.

  5. Amazon has over 300 million active customers worldwide.

  6. Amazon employs over 1.5 million people worldwide.

  7. Amazon’s headquarters are located in Seattle, Washington.

  8. Amazon’s logo is a stylized A that is meant to represent a smile.

  9. Amazon’s original slogan was “Earth’s Biggest Bookstore.”

  10. Amazon’s current slogan is “Just for You.”

  11. Amazon has its own cloud computing platform called Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  12. AWS is the world’s leading cloud computing platform.

  13. Amazon has its own streaming service called Amazon Prime Video.

  14. Amazon Prime Video is one of the most popular streaming services in the world.

  15. Amazon has its own e-reader called the Kindle.

  16. The Kindle is the most popular e-reader in the world.

  17. Amazon has its own voice assistant called Alexa.

  18. Alexa is the most popular voice assistant in the world.

  19. Amazon is working on drone delivery.

  20. Amazon is one of the most valuable companies in the world.


These are just a few of the many interesting facts about Amazon. The company is constantly innovating and expanding, so it will be interesting to see what new things Amazon comes up with in the years to come.

Bonus Fact:

The bell that used to ring at Amazon’s headquarters whenever a customer placed an order has been retired. It was replaced by a digital counter that displays the number of orders placed each day.

I hope you enjoyed these interesting facts about Amazon!

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Felix A. Duyilemi is the world’s #1 Greatness and Leadership Coach who specializes in helping people create extraordinary results by becoming aware of their infinite potential. He is the creator of  1000X Results Coaching Program, a Coaching Program designed to skyrocket your results.

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