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August 17, 2011

20% of Internet Users Visited Amazon in June-July (Study)

About one-fifth of global Internet users visited Amazon‘s various websites during June, according to a report from comScore.
Amazon led online retailers with 282.2 million visitors that month out of a total Internet audience of 1.4 billion, comScore estimates. That’s a 27% jump from June 2010, when Amazon got 221.8 million visitors — which was 17.7% of all Internet users. In the new report, Amazon was followed by eBay with 223.5 million, or 16.2% of all Internet users. China’s got 156.8 million (11.8%).
The report also found that Amazon has an impressive global reach. Just 35.4% of its visitors came from North America in June. Europe was Amazon’s number two market with 31.8% and Asia Pacific produced 24.1%. In contrast, 83.4% of’s visitors came from North America., Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is a US-based multinational electronic commerce company. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it is the world's largest online retailer, with nearly three times the Internet sales revenue of the runner up, Staples, Inc., as of January 2010.

Jeff Bezos founded, Inc. in 1994 and the site went online in 1995. The company was originally named Cadabra, Inc., but the name was changed when it was discovered that people sometimes heard the name as "Cadaver". The name was chosen because the Amazon River is one of the largest rivers in the world and so the name suggests large size, and also in part because it starts with "A" and therefore would show up near the beginning of alphabetical lists. started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, computer software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, and toys. Amazon has established separate websites in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Japan, and China. It also provides international shipping to certain countries for some of its products., Inc.
Type Public
NASDAQ-100 Component
S&P 500 Component
Founded 1994
Founder Jeff Bezos
Headquarters Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Jeff Bezos
(Chairman, President & CEO)
Industry Online shopping
Cloud computing
Amazon Studios
Amazon Web Services
A2Z Development
Alexa Internet
Revenue increase US$ 34.204 billion (2010)
Operating income increase US$ 1.406 billion (2010)
Net income increase US$ 1.152 billion (2010)
Total assets increase US$ 18.797 billion (2010)
Total equity increase US$ 6.864 billion (2010)
Employees 33,700 (2010)
Alexa rank 17 (August 2011)
Type of site E-commerce
Advertising Web banners
Available in English, Japanese, German, French, Italian & Chinese
Launched 1995

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