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- Who is the player?
Amazon is a US-based e-commerce and technology company and one of the world's leading online retailers. The company was founded in 1995 and rapidly expanded its offering to include a wide range of consumer goods, digital entertainment content (e-books, audiobooks, music, video), cloud-based web services and online advertising, among others. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
Despite razor-thin margins in its e-commerce division and overall losses in its international e-commerce business, Amazon has continued to invest heavily in its worldwide fulfilment network in order to meet growing demand, improve its distribution logistics to keep costs and prices down, and reduce delivery times. The company has been investing in everything from new facilities to transport capabilities, facility automation, fulfilment software, as well as delivery solutions in order to enhance its operations. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
World's largest online marketplace and online retailer by total sales and gross merchandise volume
Strong position in cloud and web-based services (AWS)[…]
Razor-thin margins in e-commerce business, continued losses in international operations […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, &D spending and ratio, Marketing expenses and ratio, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by type of product or service, Sales performance by type of product or service, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.