Amazon.com is a worldwide online shopping site and amazon.in is an online shopping site for Indians. Amazon is known as an American electronic commerce, which was founded on 5 July 1994 by Jeff Bezos. It is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, U.S. The key people are Werner Vogels (CTO), Andrew Jassy (CEO, AWS), Jeff Wilke (CEO, Consumer) and Jeff Bezos (Chairman, President and CEO).
This site has various easy payment methods, quick checkout, easy to use interface and great discounts facility. This American origin company acquired a great reputation in all over the world. Quick and fast delivery, affordable rates, large collection of all items in various categories etc. are some of the features of this company.
Their subsidiaries are Internet Movie Database, Junglee.com, Twitch.tv, Zappos, A9.com, Amazon Web Services, Alexa Internet, Audible.com, comiXology, Digital Photography Review, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Goodreads and Souq.com. It offers various kinds of products like electronics, mobile gadgets, fashion and home appliances along with the grocery items.
They have an equally large number of products as flipkart. There are thousands of Indian authors and sellers using Amazon products and services to develop their businesses. They have 341,000 employees. Besides, they employ 306,800 people worldwide in full and part-time jobs. Amazon and flipkart are engaged in a tough competition.