The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
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... show more
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. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now. Brad Stone enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former Amazon employees and Bezos family members, giving readers the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at Amazon. Compared to tech's other elite innovators--Jobs, Gates, Zuckerberg--Bezos is a private man. But he stands out for his restless pursuit of new markets, leading Amazon into risky new ventures like the Kindle and cloud computing, and transforming retail in the same way Henry Ford revolutionized manufacturing.THE EVERYTHING STORE will be the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.
Publish date: October 15th 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Biography Memoir
Amazon I’m not sure why this wasn’t named Amazon or something similar. It’s about Jeff Bezos and his rise (and control) of Amazon. Brad Stone made the book quite interesting to read for a typical fantasy guy like myself. However, I’m not sure he showed Bezos in the best of light. Theme Surely ever...
I spotted this when it first came out and thought I'd get around to it eventually. But when word of the Amazon/Hatchette feud, along with this book being unavailable on Amazon.com came out, I decided it was worth bumping up my "to read" list. And yes, it is definitely worth the read. It's not at a...
Legenda Jeffa Bezosa ma się dobrze: jest on uznawany za szaleńca, tyrana i geniusza. Doskonale odpowiada nowoczesnemu mitowi przedsiębiorcy: kogoś, kto stawia na wartości, wychodzi poza schemat, dokonuje ciągłej innowacji. To zarazem opowieść jak z amerykańskiego snu - od zera do miliona, od garażow...