Reading this presentation will let you know everything about Amazon.com’s strategy; and discover how its three digital engines (enjoying no limits, owning customer accounts, building an ecosystem) helped it become Earth’s largest e-retailer.
Note in this post I try to use numbers that take out any currency fluctuations (ex-fx in wall st speak). Whenever I have a number that is not ex-fx, I will denote it. I do this to keep things apples to apples.
Amazon is quietly scaling back its once high-profile online auction business, a testament to its amazingly rapid ascent and decline. A CNET article by Troy Wolverton, Staff Writer, CNET News.com. Published on July 31, 2001 5:00 AM PDT.