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Amazon.com's product lines available at its website include several media (books, DVDs, music CDs, videotapes and software), apparel, baby products, consumer electronics, beauty products, gourmet food, groceries, health and personal-care items, industrial & scientific supplies, kitchen items, jewelry, watches, lawn and garden items, musical instruments, sporting goods, tools, automotive items and toys & games. holds a Federal Maritime Commission license to operate as a non-vessel-owning common carrier (NVOCC), which enables the company to manage its own shipments from China into the United States.
is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming on the Internet.
Bezos placed a premium on his head start in building a brand and told a reporter, "There's nothing about our model that can't be copied over time. And it still built a huge, multibillion-dollar company. Brand names are more important online than they are in the physical world." After reading a report about the future of the Internet that projected annual Web commerce growth at 2,300%, Bezos created a list of 20 products that could be marketed online.
He narrowed the list to what he felt were the five most promising products, which included: compact discs, computer hardware, computer software, videos, and books.
In September 1994, Bezos purchased the URL and briefly considered naming his online store Relentless, but friends told him the name sounded a bit sinister.
The domain is still owned by Bezos and still redirects to the retailer.
Barnes & Noble sued Amazon on May 12, 1997, alleging that Amazon's claim to be "the world's largest bookstore" was false because it "...isn't a bookstore at all.
The tech giant is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization.
In November 2013, announced a partnership with the United States Postal Service to begin delivering orders on Sundays.