This title examines the remarkable life of Jeff Bezos and his work building the groundbreaking e-commerce company Amazon.com. Readers will learn about Bezo's background and education, as well as his early career. Also covered is a look at how Amazon.com operates, issues the company faces, its successes, and its impact on society. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Technology Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Apple, the consumer electronics company that was founded in 1976 and today manufactures some of the world's most popular computer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and holdings of eBay, the online auction and shopping company that was founded in 1995 and today sells a multitude of collectibles and other consumer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and operations of Wal-Mart, the discount retailing company whose first store opened in 1962 and which today is one of the largest corporations in the world.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of Facebook, the online social networking service that was founded in 2004 and today has hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of CNN, the cable news channel that was founded in 1980 and today is one of the world's leading 24-hour television news networks.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Amazon.com, the electronic commerce company that was founded in 1994 and today is the largest online retailer in the United States.