Amazon is known for its disruption of well-established industries through technological innovation and mass scale.
It is the world's largest online marketplace, AI assistant provider, live-streaming platform and cloud computing platform as measured by revenue and market capitalization.
Amazon is the largest Internet company by revenue in the world.
It is the second largest private employer in the United States and one of the world's most valuable companies.
As of 2020, Amazon has the highest global brand valuation.
Amazon distributes a variety of downloadable and streaming content through its Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Music, Twitch, and Audible subsidiaries.
Amazon also has a publishing arm, Amazon Publishing, film and television studio Amazon Studios, and a cloud computing subsidiary, Amazon Web Services.
It produces consumer electronics including Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo devices.
Its acquisitions over the years include Ring, Twitch, Whole Foods Market, and IMDb.
Amazon is currently in the process of purchasing film and television studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.