9 absolutely amazing facts about Amazon
People love Amazon for its fast shipping and wide range of goods. You can buy there almost anything you want. However, how did that start? QuizzClub presents 9 fascinating facts about Amazon. Keep on reading!
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#1 People love surfing on Amazon
Thanks to that love, the Amazon company sits at №5 on the list of top domains on the web. It means that users not only search for Amazon on Google, but they also spend a lot of time on the site.
#2 Too much cardboard
Amazon ships more than 608 million packages per year. Each package is packed in cardboard boxes. If this cardboard was laid out flat, it would cover the area equivalent to the size of Sri Lanka.
#3 Bye-bye, Walmart
Amazon has become a big and powerful retailer. You would be surprised but Amazon is worth twice more than Walmart.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, wanted to call his new website “Cadabra”. It was inspired by the magician’s phrase “Abracadabra”. The name “Amazon” was the third variant after “Relentless”.
#5 Amazon was born in a garage
Amazon’s founder ran the company in the garage. First, it was a bookstore.
#6 Amazon loves pets
The company has a pet-friendly environment. Cats and dogs can freely walk around the office. Can you imagine this?
#7 Thrifty principles
These principles helped Amazon to survive in its early years. Bezos hasn’t abandoned them. To save money, employee desks are constructed out of inexpensive doors.
#8 They know sense in fast shipping
Procrastinators are especially in love with Amazon as they can get their item the day they have ordered it. The fastest delivery Amazon has made took 13 minutes total!
#9 Jeff Bezos is really rich
There is no surprise that Amazon’s founder is rich. However, economists predict that he will be the 1st trillionaire on earth.
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