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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.

What went into Amazon's new recyclable mailer

From the lab to the fulfillment center, employees contributed to the innovations behind a mailer that can be recycled in the same bin as Amazon’s iconic box.

How Amazon is supporting victims of the Australia bushfire crisis

What the company is doing for support organizations on the frontline of the Australian bushfire crisis, and how you can help.

Jeff Bezos visits India

A peek into the Amazon founder and CEO's visit to India in January 2020.

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.

Amazon makes it, he breaks it

Inside Amazon’s reliability lab, which ensures Echo, Kindle, and other devices are built to last.

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.

"It's not magic. It's math."

As part of the Upskilling 2025 pledge, Amazon makes graduate-school-level training free for its employees through Machine Learning University.

Top 10 Alexa skills of 2019

As we head into 2020, we celebrate the best Alexa skills that developers have created to make the everyday easier, more entertaining, and more delightful for customers.

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.

Hire power: How Amazonians ‘raise the bar’ with every interview

More than 3,600 Bar Raisers at Amazon provide diverse, unbiased points of view during the interview process.

Ultrafast grocery delivery is now FREE with Prime

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

Amazon announces new automotive products and solutions at CES 2020

Announcing new features and integrations for customers and new tools and services for automakers and suppliers.
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Amazon’s year in photos, 2019

Over the course of a year, the Day One blog captures moments that add up to tell the larger story of Amazon’s connection with its customers, employees, and communities around the world.

Update on Amazon HQ in Arlington, VA

In 2019, Amazon began hiring for 25,000 jobs, engaged our neighbors, and committed to new sustainability goals.

Free streaming now available on Amazon Music

Top playlists and thousands of stations are now available to stream on even more devices, for free.
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