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Since 2011, Amazon has invested over $160 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees – $53 billion in 2017 alone. Continue Reading
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The super-efficient heat source hidden below Amazon's Seattle headquarters

Thanks to a collaboration across city agencies, engineers, a “carrier hotel” and others, Amazon’s newest building is heated by recycling excess energy from a neighboring data center.

Two years in, our parental leave policy is working for parents

Our employees, from hourly associates to senior executives, have access to parental leave benefits like Leave Share and Ramp Back.

2017 Letter to Shareholders

To our shareowners: The American Customer Satisfaction Index recently announced the results of its annual survey, and for the 8th year in a row customers ranked Amazon #1.

Signing in

Introducing Amazon’s American Sign Language logo.

Amazon's original 1997 letter to shareholders

Jeff Bezos' original letter to shareholders is reprinted from Amazon's 1997 Annual Report.
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Amazon's urban campus

Several years ago we outgrew our space in Seattle and we made a conscious choice to invest in downtown Seattle—even though it would have been cheaper to move to the suburbs.

Behind the scenes at IMDb

How a film lover's passion project turned into the world's #1 movie website.

The Spheres blossom in Seattle

It’s official, the Spheres are open. See inside via 360 photo.
The final chapter
Jane Lotter's dying wish was to see her book
published, even as she was running out of time.
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