Amazon.com Inc. (All Sessions)
Amazon.com, Inc. is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America as well as worldwide.
The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments, selling content purchased and merchandise for re-selling purposes from vendors and third-party sellers through physical stores and retail Websites. Amazon has separate retail websites for the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, Brazil, Japan, China, India, Mexico, Singapore, and Turkey. In 2016, Dutch, Polish, and Turkish language versions of the German Amazon website were also launched.
Amazon.com Inc. is the largest e-commerce marketplace and cloud computing platform in the world measured by both revenue and market capitalisation. Amazon.com was founded by Jeff Bezo, starting as an online bookstore but later diversifying to sell video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewellery.
The company’s shares are traded on NASDAQ: AMZN, NASDAQ-100 component, S&P 100 component, S&P 500 component
Amazon.com Inc (All Sessions) Market Influences
Amazon.com Inc’s share price can be influenced by a range of different factors, including market sentiment, the performance of the e-commerce industry in general, as well as changes in economic and governmental policy. Factors within the company itself also have an effect - these may include earning reports, changes in staff, acquisitions and mergers, among others.