You don’t know the Amazon 49 minutes of downtime losses of $5 million 700 thousand

the well-known technology blog BusinessInsider published an article that the Amazon with its popular e-book reader Kindle, fast delivery and Everything is contained therein. online sales which is known. However, Amazon has some secrets that people don’t know.

the following is the main content of the article:

2012, Amason total revenue of $61 billion. In the United States market research firm comScore 2000 top-level domain name list, ranked in the top fifth. However, few people know that Amazon was originally developed by Geoff · Bezos (Jeff Bezos) built in his garage; moreover, few people understand the Amazon warehouse, has a total area of more than 700 Madison Square Garden.

below is Amazon’s Ten Secrets:

1 Amazon (Amazon) name origin


Amazon CEO Geoff Bezos;Amazon

was named "Cadabra", but because the lawyer mistook for "cadaver" (dead), Bezos vetoed the name.

2 Amazon (Amazon) meaning

Origin of

Amazon name the name Bezos choice has two reasons: first, it can make people think of KIA Amazon rainforest, suggesting that Amazon is a huge scale; second, at the time, the website is sorted in alphabetical order, select the Amazon (Amazon) can make the website ranking more forward.

3 warehouse scale

Amazon warehouse

The total area of the Amazon

warehouse has more than 700 New York Madison Square Garden Stadium (located in New York, an area of about 5000 square meters) of the total area, can accommodate up to more than 10 thousand swimming pools.

4 sold the first book

Amazon sold the first book

July 1995, Bezos in the garage, Amazon sold the first book: "fluid concepts and Creative Analogies: computer models of the fundamental mechanisms of thought" (Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies:Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought).

5.Logo meaning

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