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About Amazon

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.

12 Prime benefits you may not know you have

From videos to e-books, shipping options, and so much more, here are some of our most popular benefits.

The Climate Pledge

Amazon co-founds a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early.

Our Positions

We created this page to provide customers, investors, policymakers, employees, and others our views on certain issues. While our positions are carefully considered and deeply held, there is much room for healthy debate and differing opinions. We hope being clear about our positions is helpful.

Learning tech skills in a dogsledding town

How Amazon is helping increase access to computer science education for teachers and students in remote Alaskan villages.

Making holiday gifting easier than ever

Amazon kicks-off the season of giving with our best-ever holiday shop, curated gift guides, low prices and top deals, convenient ways to shop, and more.

Amazon now employs more than 21,000 veterans and military spouses in the U.S.

Company on track to surpass pledge to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2021.

The surprising way one Amazon warehouse tour ended

See how a fulfillment center tour and a flash of inspiration led to a new career.

Devoted to service

Amazon small business owners focus on country and customers.

Ultrafast grocery delivery is now FREE with Prime

Amazon Fresh, which was previously $14.99/month, is now a free benefit for Prime members.

Speeding to success in a place with no rush hour

Discover a small town that's home to more than a dozen businesses selling in Amazon stores.

“Just write a bad book and learn from it”

How 50 pages written in downtime from military service led to a series of popular books.

"Alexa, happy birthday"

As we celebrate Alexa's fifth birthday, we're looking toward the future.
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Building a home with heart

Unique, one-of-a-kind family shelter built within Amazon’s corporate office building set to open in early 2020.

Amazon's disaster relief doesn't end with donations

By offering logistical assistance and teams of volunteers, Amazon is committed to providing post-disaster relief in areas where customers and employees live and work.

Take a tour of Amazon

You can tour an Amazon Fulfillment Center at 23 locations across North America, as well as tour our headquarters in Seattle, WA. Come see where we work!
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