2012 amazon annual report

2012 amazon annual report

In addition, we provide services, such as advertising services and co-branded credit card agreements. We are guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Consumers We serve consumers through our retail websites, and focus on selection, price, and convenience. Many of our current and potential competitors have greater resources, longer histories, more customers, and greater brand recognition. In each of our two geographic segments, we serve our primary customer sets, consisting of consumers, sellers, enterprises, and content creators. We also provide easy-to-use functionality, fast and reliable fulfillment, and timely customer service. We have works councils, statutory employee representation obligations, and union agreements in certain countries outside the United States. Many of our current and potential competitors have greater resources, longer histories, more customers, and greater brand recognition. We design our websites to enable millions of unique products to be sold by us and by third parties across dozens of product categories. Additional competitive factors for our seller and enterprise services include the quality, speed, and reliability of our services and tools. Competition for qualified personnel in our industry has historically been intense, particularly for software engineers, computer scientists, and other technical staff. Customers access our websites directly and through our mobile websites and apps. Other companies also may enter into business combinations or alliances that strengthen their competitive positions. We believe that the principal competitive factors in our retail businesses include selection, price, and convenience, including fast and reliable fulfillment. We design our websites to enable millions of unique products to be sold by us and by third parties across dozens of product categories.

Additionally, we have filed U. Business This Annual Report on Form K and the documents incorporated herein by reference contain forward-looking statements based on expectations, estimates, and projections as of the date of this filing.

Competition for qualified personnel in our industry has historically been intense, particularly for software engineers, computer scientists, and other technical staff. Many of our current and potential competitors have greater resources, longer histories, more customers, and greater brand recognition.

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Other companies also may enter into business combinations or alliances that strengthen their competitive positions. Competition Our businesses are rapidly evolving and intensely competitive.

Available Information Our investor relations website is www. In each of our two geographic segments, we serve our primary customer sets, consisting of consumers, sellers, enterprises, and content creators.

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Business This Annual Report on Form K and the documents incorporated herein by reference contain forward-looking statements based on expectations, estimates, and projections as of the date of this filing. We manage our business primarily on a geographic basis. We strive to offer our customers the lowest prices possible through low everyday product pricing and shipping offers, and to improve our operating efficiencies so that we can continue to lower prices for our customers. While each reportable operating segment provides similar products and services, a majority of our technology costs are incurred in the U. We operate customer service centers globally, which are supplemented by co-sourced arrangements. We also manufacture and sell Kindle devices. We have organized our operations into two principal segments: North America and International. In addition, we provide services, such as advertising services and co-branded credit card agreements. Additionally, we have filed U. We believe that the principal competitive factors in our retail businesses include selection, price, and convenience, including fast and reliable fulfillment. Our principal corporate offices are located in Seattle, Washington. We have licensed in the past, and expect that we may license in the future, certain of our proprietary rights to third parties. Customers access our websites directly and through our mobile websites and apps.

Available Information Our investor relations website is www. Although we Table of Contents have works councils and statutory employee representation obligations in certain countries, our employees are not represented by a labor union except where required by law and we consider our employee relations to be good.

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