Amazon:  Complete Guide — History, Products, Founding, and More

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Even though Amazon initially started as an online marketplace for books, the company has grown to be the most valuable and influential brand globally.

The History of Amazon

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Jeffrey Preston Bezos in his garage in Bellevue, Washington founded the famous Amazon.com on July 5, 1994.

The Founding of Amazon

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In July 1995, the Amazon Company began to offer services in Washington. Its first website was text-heavy and gray in appearance.

Phase One: 1995 – 1997

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In 1999, Time magazine recognized Amazon’s success in making online shopping popular. The magazine further named Jeff Bezos as the person of the year.

Phase Two: 1998 – 2000

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