is the world's largest online retailer. Founded by Jeff Bezos in his garage in 1994, Amazon is now an international $24 billion business.


Known for:America’s largest online retailer.

It began with the name and focused on selling books. It soon began selling just about everything and growing into an international company with separate websites for the UK, Japan, Germany, France, Canada and China. Headquarters is located in Seattle Washington at Beacon Hill, a far cry from its origins in Jeff’s garage. It currently has over 24,000 employees. Its revenue for 2009 totaled an astonishing amount at over $24 Billion. It can be found on NASDAQ as AMZN. Its best selling product is currently the Kindle.

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