Jeff Bezos

Type: Person
Name: Jeff Bezos
Title: Chairman, chief executive officer, and president
Organization: Amazon.com
Date of Birth: 12/01/1964
Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jeff Bezos
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 6 reports

Amazon doubles local rival's investment in India

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, has announced it will invest $2bn to expand in India one day after local rival Flipkart, which was founded by former Amazon employees, raised $1bn to fund its own expansion in the country.Both companies claim ... [Published Arabian Supply Chain - 2 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

4 myths about Amazon stock that investors should ignore

The bears are wrong about Amazon.com, writes Michael Brush, who says that CEO Jeff Bezos delivers the goods. ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Here's When 6 Major Retailers Will Likely Change Their Prices

A new report has revealed some fascinating insight into retailers' online price changes.According to the data, Costco makes most of its price changes on Saturday and Sunday, while Target's alterations spike on Tuesday and Friday.Amazon, which averages ... [Published Business Insider - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Amazon plans to invest $2bn in India

Online retail major Amazon has outlined plans to invest further $2bn in India, in a bid to enhance its operations across the country.This announcement comes just a day after Flipkart, India's biggest homegrown e-commerce company, raised $1bn from backers ... [Published Retail Business Review - Jul 31 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

The World's Most Important Job: Corporate Mascot

Would people invest in Amazon without Jeff Bezos ?Probably not.“He instills such confidence because he built (Amazon) from nothing,” said Ben Schachter , Macquarie analyst following the wider than expected loss earlier this month. “Investors are definitely ... [Published Forbes.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Amazon Is Giving Away 30 "Self-Improvement" Paid Apps For Free For The Next Two Days (AMZN)

AmazonHey, Kindle Fire owners (or anyone who is thinking about getting a new Fire Phone ): Amazon is giving away 30 "self-improvement" apps for free .The selection covers a wide range of topics, including recipes, workout tips, games, educational stuff, ... [Published Business Insider - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 7 reports

Amazon takes a leap over Flipkart, to invest $2 bn in India

Giving a clear message to competitors that Amazon doesn't want to play second fiddle, company's chief Jeff Bezos on Wednesday announced to invest an additional USD 2 billion in India.On Tuesday, India's largest online retailer Flipkart announced that ... [Published Oneindia - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

Amazon Drones - Business Insider

AmazonAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos is known for his laser-sharp focus on a few things: speedy delivery, the lowest prices, and a willingness to forgo profits[1] in the short-term to ensure them both.This combo has proved brutal for competitors.  Look at what ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Two tech titans diverge on philanthropic paths

For most of the past 30 years, Bill Gates has been known by most people as the co-founder of the world’s largest software company, a tough business tactician, and the richest man in the world.But Gates now finds himself at the intersection of the business ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 15 reports

Amazon doubles Flipkart's bet, puts $2 bn down

A day after Flipkart attracted a jaw-dropping $1-billion capital infusion from private equity investors, rival Amazon said on Wednesday it would spend $2 billion in the Indian market.While the timing of the announcement suggested it was a ploy to make ... [Published Financial Express - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Amazon honeymoon might be over: Trader

CNBC|   July 30, 2014There might be a correlation between Amazon.com's stock price and media appearances by CEO Jeff Bezos, "Fast Money" trader Dan Nathan says.Share This ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 25 reports

Amazon plans to invest $2 billion in India

The global biggie is looking to ramp up its presence in the country amid rising competition from local e-commerce majors Flipkart and SnapdealImage:The fight for the top slot in the $3.1 billion Indian ecommerce industry intensifies further with global ... [Published Forbes India - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

"after our first year in business, the response from customers and small- and medium-sized businesses in india has far surpassed our expectations. we see huge potential in the indian economy and for the growth of e-commerce in india. with this additional investment of us$2 billion, our team can continue to think big, innovate, and raise the bar for customers in india. at the current scale and growth rates, india is on track to be our fastest country ever to a billion dollars in gross sales. a big ‘thank-you' to our customers in india - e've never seen anything like this" said Jeff Bezos, founder & CEO, Amazon.com

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Investment of US $2 bn announced by Amazon in I... [Published DQ Channels - 1 hour ago]
4 myths about Amazon stock that investors shoul... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 1 hour ago]
Amazon doubles local rival's investment in India [Published Arabian Supply Chain - 2 hours ago]
NYT's Hysterical Warning About Freedom of India... [Published NDTV - 3 hours ago]
Amazon brings $ 2 billion war chest to Indian e... [Published India Tech Online - 5 hours ago]
Shopping wars: Alibaba can soon eye India market [Published Economic Times - 8 hours ago]
Flipkart Vs Amazon: The great Indian e-commerce... [Published Economic Times - 9 hours ago]
Amazon to outdo Flipkart with fresh $2-bn inves... [Published domain-b - 12 hours ago]
Bansals, Bezos vie for pole position [Published Times of India - 13 hours ago]
[GadgeTell] Amazon investing $2B in India to co... [Published Technology Tell - 13 hours ago]
How you'll profit from the fight between Amazon... [Published Economic Times - 14 hours ago]
Splitsville: Why newspapers and TV are going th... [Published Poynter Institute - 15 hours ago]
Amazon is going big in India [Published Deutsche Welle - 16 hours ago]
Amazon.com, local e-commerce giant raise stakes... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 16 hours ago]
A Kennedy Crashed The Washington Post Newsroom ... [Published US News & World Report - 16 hours ago]
Here's When 6 Major Retailers Will Likely Chang... [Published Business Insider - 17 hours ago]
Welcome to the pleasure drones: how the war mac... [Published London Evening Standard - 17 hours ago]
The Three Biggest Winners In Local Search Innov... [Published Forbes.com - 18 hours ago]
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Decides To Invest Addit... [Published InsiderMonkey.com - 19 hours ago]
Amazon makes it rain in India with $2 billion i... [Published Fourth Source - 19 hours ago]
The World's Most Important Job: Corporate Mascot [Published Forbes.com - 20 hours ago]
The World's Most Important Job: Corporate Mascot [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 20 hours ago]
Amazon Is Giving Away 30 "Self-Improvement" Pai... [Published Business Insider - 20 hours ago]
Who will be the CEO in 2040? [Published WA Today - 23 hours ago]
Amazon Announces Investment Of $2 Billion In It... [Published TechTree - Jul 31 2014]
Amazon plans to invest $2bn in India [Published Retail Business Review - Jul 31 2014]
As Flipkart raises a billion dollars, e-commerc... [Published Economic Times - Jul 31 2014]
Amazon showering $2 billion on India [Published ITvoir.com - Jul 31 2014]
Amazon to pump in $2 bn in India [Published Voice & Data - Jul 31 2014]
European report analyses the business models be... [Published FIPP - Jul 31 2014]
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Is Amazon Evil Because It Wants to Charge You *... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 30 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="263" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/ngillespie/2014_07/bezos428.jpg?h=263&w=350" title="30 Percenter.|||" width="350" style="float: right;"/&gt;Folksinterested in the publishing industry know that Amazon, the world' ...
Amazon to invest $2B more in India to compete w... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
Above: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Image Credit: Steve Jurvetson/Flickr NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful marketing. ...
Amazon to Plough $2B into India Operations [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 30 2014]
Amazon plans to invest an additional $2 billion in its India operations, the company announced on Wednesday, in an attempt to grab a growing slice of the country’s online retail market. “We see huge potential in the Indian economy and for the growth ...
Amazon Investing Another $2 Billion in India [Published The China Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Amazon plans to invest an additional $2 billion in its India operations, the company announced Wednesday, in an attempt to grab a growing slice of the country’s online retail market. “We see huge potential in the Indian economy and for the growth ...
Amazon Investing Another $2 Billion in India [Published The Curious Capitalist - Jul 30 2014]
Amazon plans to invest an additional $2 billion in its India operations, the company announced Wednesday, in an attempt to grab a growing slice of the country’s online retail market. “We see huge potential in the Indian economy and for the growth ...
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Higher Education Institutions Focus on Student ... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 06 2013]
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Flip the Switch on New... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 15 2013]
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