Top 10 Online Companies by Valuation in World 2015
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An E-commerce and cloud computing company, Amazon is the largest internet-based retailer in the US.
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Amazon has its central station in Seattle, Washington. It began its journey as an online bookstore but later started selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, video games and electronic gadgets. Currently Amazon is the biggest marketplace for all the consumer goods sold online. Also, it has extended its domain to personalization components and administrations including single tick purchasing, customer reviews, photograph processing, motion picture postings, etc.
It has separate retail websites for UK and Ireland, US, France, Canada, Spain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan, India, China and Mexico. Its biggest acquisition is in 2014 when it acquired Twitch, a video platform for video games, for $970.