Amazon UK Overview
Amazon is a global e-commerce company operating their operation across the world. Jeff Bezos established the company on July 5, 1994. The current Chief Operating Officers and Presidents of the company is Jeff Bezos. The company’s main United Kingdom office is situated in London. In the United Kingdom, the company’s warehouses located in a various locations named as Daventry, Doncaster, Coalville, Dunfermline, Dunstable, Gourock, Hemel Hempstead, Manchester, Milton, Keynes and many more. In 2017, the revenue of the company was US$177.866 billion making it the largest by revenue and market capitalization. The company started their operation in October 1998.
As of 2011 records, the company employed more than 30,000 employees in the United States for providing their services across the world. In 2014, the company acquired the Whole Foods for $13.4 billion. The company announced collaboration with DC Comics for digital rights of several comics named as Superman, Batman, Green Lantern and The Sandman. The Amazon Prime has more than 100 million users across
the globe. The company donated US$1 million in Wikimedia Endowment. In the United States, the company is the most valuable public company behind Apple and Microsoft. The company offers gifts card of several occasions named as Christmas Gift Card, Birthday Gift Card, Thank You Gift Card, Congratulations Gift Card and Kindle Gift Card.
Amazon UK Operations
The company started as Cadabra, Inc in Washington State, United States. The founder previously works as Vice-President for D.E Shaw & Co. In starting two months, the company provides their products in 50 states. The company starts Stock Trading under the name of AMZN. The name of the company later changed to Amazon.com. In July 1995, the company started by selling book online.