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The everything store : Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon

Author: Brad Stone
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the definitive story of Amazon.com, one of the most successful companies in the world, and of its driven, brilliant founder, Jeff Bezos. Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stone, Brad.
Everything store
(OCoLC)971626589
Named Person: Jeffrey Bezos; Jeffrey Bezos; Jeffrey Bezos; Jeffrey Bezos; Jeffrey Bezos
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Stone
ISBN: 9780316219266 0316219266 9780593070468 0593070461
OCLC Number: 856249407
Awards: Short-listed for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2013
Description: 372 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
pt. 1. Faith --
The house of quants --
The book of Bezos --
Fever dreams --
Milliravi --
pt. 2. Literary influences --
Rocket boy --
Chaos theory --
A technology company, not a retailer --
Fiona --
pt. 3. Missionary or mercenary? Liftoff! --
Expedient convictions --
The kingdom of the question mark --
Appendix : Jeff's reading list.
Responsibility: Brad Stone.

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Amazon made its mark sending new books quickly in nice, smile-embossed boxes. This book gives readers the first fly-on-the-wall narrative account of the world's largest online retailer. It also  Read more...
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"A masterclass in deeply researched investigative financial journalism ... riveting" -- Tim Waterstone The Times "Stone has done a remarkable job in a way that Bezos would appreciate - by working Read more...

 
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