summary of Amazon History
Amazon is a vast Internet-based enterprise that sells books, music, movies, housewares, electronics, toys, and many other goods, either directly or as the middleman between other retailers and Amazon's millions of customers.
Amazon was founded in the garage of Bezos' rented home in Bellevue, Washington. Bezos' parents invested almost $250,000 in the start-up. In July 1995, the company began service as an online bookstore. ... In the first two months of business, Amazon sold to all 50 states and over 45 countries