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About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking.

2018 Letter to Shareholders

To our shareowners: Something strange and remarkable has happened over the last 20 years.

Amazon donates to charities around the world this holiday season

We will be delivering product and monetary donations to charities that support some of the communities hit hardest by the events of this year.

Fact check: sizing up Amazon

While Amazon is a large company, we operate in big, competitive, and highly fragmented global markets—and have bigger retail competitors in every country we serve.

Meet Belle, Alexa’s 103-year-old best friend

How Alexa is helping one customer stay connected with the world around her.

Accelerating our support for small businesses selling in our store

At our Amazon Accelerate seller conference, we announced that we are on track to invest a record $18 billion in 2020 to help independent sellers succeed in our store. It's a win-win partnership—Amazon's success is the success of American small businesses.

Amazon ranks #2 on Forbes World’s Best Employers list

Survey participants rated satisfaction with their employers’ COVID-19 response, economic footprint, talent development, gender equality, and social responsibility.

A business built on a second chance

Staying "small, intimate, and local" while growing with Amazon.

How we ramped up onsite COVID-19 testing for Amazon employees

Exclusive videos take you behind the scenes to meet the teams that established and scaled Amazon’s testing program.

Everything you need to know to vote

Need to register? Vote by mail? Learn about where to vote? Let us help.

Amazon’s Prime Day 2020 was a win-win for small businesses and customers

Prime Day 2020 highlighted small businesses and resulted in record-setting sales by independent sellers.

Self-published memoir picked for U.S.M.C. Commandant's Professional Reading List

Dan Sheehan wrote his book to help fellow combat veterans heal. He used Kindle Direct Publishing because he didn't want his message diluted for the sake of appealing to a mass-market audience.

Update on COVID-19 Testing

When it became clear in March that testing Amazon employees for COVID-19 was going to be of critical importance, we assembled a team with a variety of skills—from research scientists and program managers to procurement specialists and software engineers—and moved them from their day jobs to focus on this initiative.
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Amazon invests in the next generation of engineers

Amazon Lab126 supplies 1,000 project design kits to underrepresented students for The Tech Interactive’s annual Tech Challenge. Registration is now open for students.

Free, one-hour grocery pickup now available at all U.S. Whole Foods Market locations

Amazon Prime members can shop thousands of items online and pickup at their favorite Whole Foods Market location.

‘Raising the bar’ on accessibility and inclusion at Amazon

Amazon employees and partners around the world share stories of their accessibility and inclusion efforts during the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
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