June 30, 2021
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⟶ Updated 3 Dec 2017 ⟶
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Amazon Studios launches to create original television content.
Amazon acquires Whole Foods
Kindle book e-reader launches.
Announces proposal to open up a 2nd Headquarters
Amazon launches in July, having been established a year earlier, as an online book retailer.
Launches Amazon Web Services, its cloud computing platform.
Amazon floats on the Nasdaq in New York, with a market capitalisation of $438m. Acquires bookpages.co.uk and launches Amazon UK
Amazon Prime, its premium membership package launches in the US, followed in the UK two years later.
Acquires Kiva, a robotics company, for $775m.
Amazon Art launches. Drone delivery plans unveiled for first time under 'Prime Air' name.
Celebrates 20th birthday with market capitalization standing in excess of $245bn.
Amazon Fresh, its online fresh food delivery business, launches in Seattle.
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