Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, mainly known for the Amazon.com store. Amazon is the largest Internet-based retailer in the United States. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, VHSs, CDs, video and MP3 downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably, Amazon Kindle e-book readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV and Fire Phone — and is a major provider of cloud computing services.
Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos on 6 July 1994. More: en.wikipedia.org.