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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon | Study Guide

Brad Stone

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Overview

Author

Brad Stone

Year Published

2013

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Nonfiction

At a Glance

Amazon has changed the nature of bookselling, retail, and cloud computing. Much of the company's tremendous success can be attributed to its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos. The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon is written by seasoned journalist Brad Stone, who has reported on technology and business for The New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek. Although Bezos did not agree to be interviewed for the book, he did grant Stone access to his family, friends, and employees. In addition, Stone interviewed many former employees and business rivals. The resulting narrative of Amazon and Bezos's rise is both informative and captivating.

About the Title

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon is a history of Amazon, the online retailer and technology services company. Its founder, Jeff Bezos, was working at a Wall Street investment firm when he came up with the idea of an Internet-based store offering a nearly infinite variety of goods. Bezos called it "the everything store," and it is the core idea behind Amazon.

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