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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.

Watch a new Amazon warehouse as it's built

Rare video footage provides a bird's-eye-view of the construction of YOW1 in Ottawa, Canada.

5,000 reasons why Nashville and Amazon are a perfect match

See why Amazon picked 'Music City' as the home for our new Operations Center of Excellence.

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.

Hiring in Arlington

Amazon leases new space in Arlington, VA and starts hiring to create 400 jobs in 2019.

Amazon’s most extreme delivery

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

Amazon opens new Tech Hub in Houston

New office will include space for 150 Amazon Web Services employees doing everything from software engineering and data analytics to marketing and sales.

There’s opportunity anywhere you live

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

From the ground up

Amazon’s new Arlington campus will feature energy-efficient offices, new community space, and neighborhood retail.

Cutting-edge opportunity, delivered

How a part-time job at an Amazon warehouse led to a full-time career in robotics.

When a business believes in a city's comeback

Audible's new Innovation Cathedral is the Amazon subsidiary's latest — and most dazzling — vote of confidence in Newark, New Jersey.

Amazon leader. Cultural ambassador. Bridge builder.

Mahammud Hirsi works to connect cultures inside and outside Amazon warehouses.

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.

Unlocking the potential of rural America

A look at the impact of technology, from Amazon and other companies, on rural areas.
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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.
Diversity and inclusion
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