by Shannon Baker Moore


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Amazon examines the world's largest online retailer, detailing its founding by Jeff Bezos and its expansion into new areas such as hardware devices, cloud services, and drone deliveries. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532116858
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/15/2018
Series: Tech Titans
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 6.25(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1080L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Richest Man in the World 4

Chapter 2 It Began with Books 12

Chapter 3 Changing Books and Media 26

Chapter 4 Innovating the Shopping Experience 36

Chapter 5 Reinventing Delivery 46

Chapter 6 Retail Experiments 56

Chapter 7 Amazon and Technology 62

Chapter 8 Criticism of Amazon 74

Chapter 9 The Future of Amazon 90

Timeline 98

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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