Amazon has a vast history of acquiring different companies. Over the years, the company has spent several billion dollars on buying new products, improving and introducing various services such as Audible, Amazon Prime, Kindle, Amazon Drive, and many more.
The company was established in 1995 as an online book store. The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, had the vision to rule the e-commerce market. He figured out the way to leading success which was, dominating the e-commerce market. Amazon was started from scratch and has now evolved as one of the most widely used online shopping platforms.
People from all over the world shop online through Amazon, and with time, the company has started to join hands with various big and small companies. The company started to expand its product category in 1998 and added computer games and music on the list.
The highly convenient service Amazon provides to its customers has made it win customers' trust. Till date, Amazon has acquired more than 120 companies and is still wide open for new ideas.
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