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What is Amazon?

Amazon is one of the world's largest ecommerce websites, specializing in books, magazines and DVDs. Based in Seattle, Washington, the site was founded in 1994 as an online bookstore, but it has since expanded to include multiple retail categories, such as apparel and electronics. As well as their hub site, Amazon has dedicated websites for the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and China. Amazon offers free shipping to other international locations. 

Amazon is currently one of the top 10  most visited websites in the world with over 6,000,000 people visiting the site each month. Selling on Amazon presents online retailers with a good opputinuty to expand their market. 


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