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Amazon's 2020 Small Business Impact Report
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Supporting small businesses
Small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon's stores come from every state in the U.S., and more than 130 countries around the world.

Small business sellers are stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic

How third-party sellers on Amazon are making a big impact in their communities.

Amazon champions women-owned businesses

The company announces a year-long partnership with International Women’s Day and launches first-of-its-kind collaboration with fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg supporting sellers, Amazonians, and artists.

Security guard's secret to success is in the sauce

Spencer Lindsay hopes his business will show his daughter she can soar.

Survey says: small businesses find success with Amazon

New IDC research finds small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon’s stores are over two times more likely to see rapid sales and hiring growth compared to those who don’t.

The power of reading about someone like you

Author Crystal Swain-Bates writes her own rules about what a children’s book should look like.

Devoted to service

Amazon small business owners focus on country and customers.

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.

Small Business Spotlight Award winners announced

Check out the 3 small businesses named as winners for the first-ever Amazon Small Business Spotlight Awards.

Lighting a path to success

How a small business owner is empowering girls to become leaders.

Rewriting the rules of fiction

When it comes to writing and selling love stories, Barbara Freethy is an entrepreneurial force.

Strength in numbers

5 facts showing the impact of Amazon Marketplace

Security guard's secret to success is in the sauce

Spencer Lindsay hopes his business will show his daughter she can soar.

How a mom built a business with an unexpected product

Sales took off after she started selling on Amazon, now she has expanded her unique product line

Protecting customer trust

How we're working to protect IP rights and the customer experience.
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Accelerating our support for small businesses selling in our store

At our Amazon Accelerate seller conference, we announced that we'll 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.

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