It’s the leading retailer in the US, with net sales of $178billion in 2017. It lays claim to almost half the online retail sales in the States. It ships an average of 1.6 million packages every day. It employees approximately 117,000 people (an equal amount gets added on in the holiday season) and 40,000 robots.
Volumes of books can be written about this phenomenal success story, of how Amazon paved its own unique path to success since its humble garage beginnings in 1995. However, for quick highlights, here are 9 essential facts.
Infographic Source: Fathoming Amazon: 9 Things to Know by FrugalDad