This is the winner of the 2013 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. Though Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail, its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, was never content with being just a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become 'the everything store', offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To achieve that end, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until w...Jeff Bezos stands out for his relentless pursuit of new markets, leading Amazon into risky new ventures like the Kindle and cloud computing, and transforming retail in the same way that Henry Ford revolutionized manufacturing. Amazon placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet. Nothing would ever be the same again.
Brad Stone is senior executive editor for technology at Bloomberg News and the author of The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, which won the 2013 Business Book of the Year Award from the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs and has been translated into more than a dozen languages. He is a twin, and the father of twins, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Shortlisted for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2013.
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