All About Amazon: Interesting Facts & History [Infographic]

Amazon has made its way in the top charts of e-commerce for its shooting fast shipping and ability to sell online anything under the sun. Sitting at the 5th rank on ComScore’s List amongst 2000 other domains, the site was started by founder Jeff Bezos in his garage.

He started with merely second hand computers. Today, the massive operations for 12 huge retail websites run in its warehouses expanding to area more than 700 Madison Square Gardens.

The Wall Street Journal has announced that they will be soon launching their first retail store in 2015. It started with one category which was books and today has gone up to selling 17 different categories.

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Now, this introduction is enough to motivate anyone to know more about what is the history and facts about this amazing website which started in 1995 as an online bookstore. This is the reason I have come up with this extensive Infographic originally shared on

Some highlights of this Infographic on Facts about

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  • The logo of the site is a smiley shaped arrow pointing from A to Z symbolizing that the site offers every product named from A to Z.
  • The site is available in 8 different languages
  • The infographic offers a guide on ‘How to Sell on Amazon’

A new horizon of knowledge is sure to open up as you go through this infographic on Amazon facts and figures given below:


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Sonam is a passionate content expert and copywriter. Qualified with M.Phil. in English Literature, she has been writing for the past 7 years for web and loves to work on every niche. Her clients have always appreciated her for her work and creativity. She has recently started blogging for herself after researching enough about the industry. Find her on Google+.


  1. Rahul Krishnan

    Hi Sonam,
    Amazone is bocoming the legends Indian e-commerce. It claims the first place which was the monopoly of some regional online sellers. Amazone is the biggest world wide name with so many services.
    Thank you so much for the awesome post.


    • Sonam Chawla

      Hi Rahul

      I am happy that you liked the post.

  2. Hi!
    Great post!
    Thanks For Sharing!!

    • Sonam Chawla

      Thanks a lot. Stay connected for more such updates


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