Top 10 eCommerce Companies in the World 2017

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1. Amazon

Started in the garage of Jeff Bezos in 1994, the company has come a long way since.


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It has been initially called by the name of “Cadabra”, which was later changed to “Amazon”, and its name has altogether a great sense meaning “exotic and different”. Even if we observe the logo, it has an arrow joining A and Z in the name, which means that they provide all the products from A to Z.

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Today it stands at the helm of the ecommerce world with highest revenues. It is the first largest company to sell consumer goods and services. It initially started by selling e-books online. It is a Customer centric company. It even defined itself as “customer-obsessed”.

The company believes in the fact that if they do not listen to their employees, they fail. It also believes in the ownership of its team. Sales soared in the past few years and this put Jeff right behind Bill gates as the world’s second most richest man according to Forbes 2016 list.

Their portfolio carries nothing short of a one stop shop to everything ranging from books, DVDs, video downloads/streaming, software, games, electronics, apparel, furniture, toys, and other accessories. Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo such consumer electronics are also produced by the company. It also offer its products through international shipping to different countries.  Recently Amazon has announced plans to build curb side pickup locations and reduce the logistics effort and scheduling ordeal. This facility is planned to get accessible to public in 2017.

Revenue: $ 136 Billion


Rank methodology:

1. The leading ecommerce and online shopping portals are considered.

2. Based on their latest revenues, the final rank is evaluated.



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