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    Leadership at Amazon.com

    Amazon.com is an internet giant in terms of e-commerce. It was incorporated by Jeff Bezos in 1994 under the name Cadabra. In 1995 he changed the name to Amazon because he decided the former sounded too similar to “cadaver” and because he wanted a name beginning with “A” so it would potentially be at the […] More

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    Yahoo and Amazon: Building a Competitive Advantage

    Amazon and Yahoo are both internet based business that are customer service driven. The two companies were started based on an idea to make internet use easier by helping users find what they are looking for. Amazon started with helping users find books and Yahoo started with the purpose of helping users find information through […] More

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    Amazon.com and Porter’s Five Forces

    Introduction In the early 1990s, the Venture Capitalists and Banks reviewed business models of books, CDs, electrical appliance retailers which were majorly confined to brick and mortar stores and simple operations. But they would be surprised to view the business model of Amazon.com Inc, which has used the internet to gain competitive strategic advantage and […] More

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    Amazon Business Practices

    Abstract This paper provides strategic research for Amazon.com, starting with the vision and mission statements and an external assessment of the competitive forces using the Porter Five Forces model. Also included in this research is an evaluation of the intensive strategies used by Amazon in the areas of market penetration, market and product development. Additionally, […] More

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    Yahoo and Amazon: Building a Competitive Advantage

    Abstract: In this assignment, Amazon.com and Yahoo.com’s history will be described along with determining the core of both businesses. Next, the key strategic differences that have impacted the relative success of both Amazon.com and Yahoo.com will be determined. After determining the differences, I will compare and contrast the approach to strategic planning that each company […] More

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    Business Model of Amazon

    Amazon.com is the pioneering bookstore on the Internet that first opened in July 1995 by Jeff Bezos. The firm offers online shopping services and partnership opportunities such as online search for books, music and video items. The products that they sell include an array of audio, video and book titles. Amazon has one of the […] More

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    Amazon.com – a case study

    Amazon’s Mission “Our vision is to be earth’s most customer centric company; to build a place where people can come to find and discover anything they might want to buy online.” Amazon.com’s quest to become earth’s most customer centric company is largely driven by its use of technology. In fact, its continuous innovations are all […] More

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    Amazon vs. Barnes & Noble

    The qualitative services department was hired to provide an in depth analysis of two leaders in their industry, Barnes & Noble and Amazon. The purpose of this report is to provide all the necessary data in an unbiased manner, so that the accounting partners may make their investment decision knowing all the facts and figures […] More

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    A case study of Amazon on its supply chain management

    INTRODUCTION Every company has their own supply chain in order to sort or produce goods. However, the company needs to manage supply chain to maximize its highest benefits. By having effective supply chain management, the company can ensure that the right product or service will be available at the time to the right place and […] More

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    Legal Actiobn toys vs Amazon

    1. Based on my research and also from reading the case for each conpany;s arguments that Toys “R” Us felt that there was a breach of contract because of Amazon.com took on another party to sell toys and Toys “R” Us felt that they were sole third party for this. They felt like the contract […] More

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    Amazon analysis

    1. Introduction Amazon is the world’s largest e-commerce company. It was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994 (Amazon, n.d.) and the website went online on July 16, 1995 (Webley, 2010). Amazon has its headquarter in Seattle, Washington and several offices on all continents. (Amazon, n.d.) At the beginning Amazon sold only books and after a […] More

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    EBay Inc. and Amazon.com

    EBay, Inc. and Amazon.com Introduction Problem definition and historical context        In broad spectrum, the case of eBay and Amazon explores the strategic interaction between the two organizations as they embrace different business models. This case considers how competitors in the market can successfully challenge the rival in highly competitive market where business […] More