Fathoming Amazon: 9 Things to Know – Infographic

November 18, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff

The story of its growth in the last 17 years can only be compared to the thunderous rise of Walmart. And in some ways, the curve is steeper: the million-title-bookseller turned world’s-largest-retailer hit the $50 billion sales mark in half the time it took Walmart. As far as online sales go, Amazon has laid waste to a list of successively higher-caliber competitors. Playing full-court with Barnes & Noble to Walmart all the way to Apple, Amazon just keeps outgrowing its labels: bookseller, e-tailer and now tech company?

Check out the infographic that’s helping everyone at Frugaldad understand the heights to which this furious ambition has led.

Fathoming Amazon: 9 Things to Know - Infographic

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