Investing in the U.S.
Since 2011, Amazon has invested over $160 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees – $53 billion in 2017 alone. Check it out
Job creation and investment
Amazon is a powerful engine of growth for the national economy – revitalizing communities across America through job creation, economic investment, and innovative services.

Since 2012, Amazon has invested more than $100 billion in the U.S., added $45 billion to U.S. GDP, and added 125 U.S.-based jobs a day - or one job every ten minutes.

A business born out of necessity

In the throes of new parenthood, Tara Darnley delivered a healthy baby business. Now it's growing on Amazon.

Feeding a sense of community in Chattanooga

Amazon has helped spark a bustling food truck scene outside its warehouse in Tennessee, which keeps employees well-fed and local businesses booming.

Amazon’s most extreme delivery

In “the land of high passes,” the challenges are as vast as the landscape.

45,000 and counting

Amazon now has more than 45,000 employees in our hometown, Seattle. Discover why our employees joined, why they stay, and why their ID badges aren't all the same color.

Fall River’s second chance

How Amazon’s warehouse is strengthening this historic Massachusetts community.

There’s opportunity anywhere you live

A rural Idaho mom built a business on Amazon without leaving the land she loves.

Steel to silicon: Pittsburgh's technology renaissance continues

How Pittsburgh learned to speak another language, and provided Amazon a gateway to the world.

How Amazon ended up in San Diego

Think big: The development of this tech hub was sparked by an Amazonian's six-pager.
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Seven jobs shaping Seattle

Meet the local workforce behind Amazon's building boom.

The real Amazon effect

How a California community is flourishing since Amazon came to town.

Experience to build on

Former Amazonians create hundreds of Seattle-area jobs by starting new companies.

Delicious deliveries in Arizona

How a partnership between Amazon and a local delivery service keeps business booming and employees happy.

Amazon's impact in southern California

How we're creating jobs while supporting and investing in communities

Preserving a ranch’s scarcest resource

By saving precious time, Amazon frees up this Wyoming rancher to focus on the work he loves.
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Amazon's impact in southern California

How we're creating jobs while supporting and investing in communities

Restaurant skills give fresh hope

Amazon donates and furnishes more than 25,000 square feet of retail space for five new FareStart eateries.

What's your pet doing all day?

This product allows pet parents to keep an eye on their furry friends.
Unlocking climate data
The Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative is leveling the
playing field to allow researchers to access
and analyze massive datasets at a scale
like never before.
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