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    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)

    309.09 Up 6.06(2.00%) Dec 26, 4:00PM EST
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    Amazon.com Inc.
    410 Terry Avenue North
    Seattle, WA 98109
    United States - Map
    Phone: 206-266-1000
    Website: http://www.amazon.com

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    Industry:Catalog & Mail Order Houses
    Full Time Employees:117,300

    Business Summary 

    Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North America and International. The company serves consumers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com and amazon.ca, which primarily include merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors and those offered by third-party sellers. It also offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on company’s Websites, and their own branded Websites; and programs, which allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. In addition, the company serves developers and enterprises through Amazon Web Services, which provides access to technology infrastructure that enables virtually various businesses. Further, it offers Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that allows independent authors and publishers to make their books available in the Kindle Store; and manufactures and sells electronic devices, as well as provides co-branded credit card agreements and advertising services. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program, which provides free shipping of items; access to streaming of movies and TV episodes; and access to books to borrow and read on a Kindle device. Amazon.com, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Amazon.com Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Dec 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Jeffrey P. Bezos , 50
    Founder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Thomas J. Szkutak , 53
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. Diego Piacentini , 53
    Sr. VP of International Consumer Bus.
    Mr. Jeffrey A. Wilke , 47
    Sr. VP of Consumer Bus.
    Mr. Andrew R. Jassy , 46
    Sr. VP of Web Services
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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