Amazon.com, Inc. usually known as simply just Amazon, is definitely an electronic commerce and cloud computingcompany with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It's the most important Web-based mostly retailer in the United States.Amazon.com started as an internet based bookstore, later on diversifying to market DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobookdownloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, attire, home furniture, food items, toys and jewellery. The organization also generates consumer electronics—notably, Amazon Kindle e-book readers, Fire tablets, and Fire TV —and it is the globe's premier supplier of cloud infrastructureservices (IaaS).Amazon also sells particular reduced-finish solutions like USB cables beneath its in-dwelling model AmazonBasics.
Amazon has individual retail Internet sites for United States, United Kingdom and Eire, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, Brazil, Japan, China, India and Mexico. Amazon also offers international shipping to specified other nations around the world for many of its merchandise.In 2011, it professed an intention to start its Web sites in Poland and Sweden.
In 2015, Amazon surpassed Walmart (a brick and mortar operation) since the most respected retailer in the United States by market capitalization.