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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Amazon.com, Inc. (Amazon) is a global online retailer and web service provider. The company provides an extensive range of products such as apparels, auto and industrial items, beauty and health products, electronics, grocery, books, games, jewelry, kids and baby products, movies, music, sports goods, toys, tools and other related products. Its service portfolio includes home delivery and shipping, website hosting and other web related services. It offers its merchandise through company-owned retail websites. It also manufactures and commercializes Kindle devices. Amazon offer programs that allow authors, app developers, musicians, filmmakers, and others to publish and sell content. Geographically, the company operates in North America and other international locations through its subsidiaries. Amazon is headquartered in Seattle, Washington the US.

Amazon.com, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Sep 15, 2016: Amazon Announces Its Largest Wind Farm to Date – A New 253 Megawatt Wind Farm in West Texas
Jul 14, 2016: Sunworks, Inc. Chosen to Oversee Solar Energy Projects for Amazon Fulfillment Centers

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Table Of Contents

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Amazon.com, Inc. - Key Facts 5
Amazon.com, Inc. - Key Employees 6
Amazon.com, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
Amazon.com, Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
Amazon.com, Inc. - History 9
Amazon.com, Inc. - Company Statement 25
Amazon.com, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 30
Head Office 30
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 30
Section 2 - Company Analysis 33
Amazon.com, Inc. - Business Description 33
Amazon.com, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 34
Amazon.com, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 35
SWOT Analysis - Overview 35
Amazon.com, Inc. - Strengths 35
Amazon.com, Inc. - Weaknesses 36
Amazon.com, Inc. - Opportunities 37
Amazon.com, Inc. - Threats 38
Amazon.com, Inc. - Key Competitors 39
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 40
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 40
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 41
Performance Chart 43
Financial Performance 43
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 44
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 45
Amazon.com, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 46
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 47
Sep 15, 2016: Amazon Announces Its Largest Wind Farm to Date - A New 253 Megawatt Wind Farm in West Texas 47
Jul 14, 2016: Sunworks, Inc. Chosen to Oversee Solar Energy Projects for Amazon Fulfillment Centers 48
Section 5 - Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables
Amazon.com, Inc., Key Facts 5
Amazon.com, Inc., Key Employees 6
Amazon.com, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
Amazon.com, Inc., Major Products and Services 8
Amazon.com, Inc., History 9
Amazon.com, Inc., Subsidiaries 30
Amazon.com, Inc., Key Competitors 39
Amazon.com, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 40
Amazon.com, Inc., Annual Ratios 41
Amazon.com, Inc., Interim Ratios 44
Amazon.com, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 46
Currency Codes 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 51
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures
Amazon.com, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 43
Amazon.com, Inc., Ratio Charts 45

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