When Amazon first launched in 1995 as a website that only sold books, founder Jeff Bezos had a vision for the company’s explosive growth and e-commerce domination.
He knew from the very beginning, he wanted Amazon to be “an everything store.”
In author Brad Stone’s 2013 book on the origins of Amazon, he paints a picture of the early days of the company and how it grew into the behemoth that it is today.
Here are some interesting tidbits from those early days.
This story originally appeared as an article by Business Insider here.
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