Discussions on book: The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
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Edition: First edition
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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ISBN-10: 0316219266
ISBN-13: 978-0316219266
Pages: 384
Book club: Silicon roller coaster
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
I had mixed feelings about what Bezos was doing. While he minimizes costs to the level of unbearable…
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at 12pm on 12/13/2018

I had mixed feelings about what Bezos was doing. While he minimizes costs to the level of unbearable conditions for his workers, he has also been declaring his main focus being on customers and making things cheaper for them.

His caring about customers might seem somewhat noble. However, somethings doesn't add up here: Amazon's Jeff Bezos is $50 billion richer than any other person alive.

What could be in reality behind his declared focus is to achieve absolute domination in e-commerce by dumping prices, and since he is also pressing publishers and merchants to minimize their margins, his bottomline gets pumped up anyway. So, this strategy benefits him personally more than anyone else. And this is what Amazon is about.

Here is a fresh article on this subject: A Famous TV Show Just Showed a Different Side of Amazon's Jeff Bezos. It Wasn't Pretty and South Park episode it refers:

 

It seems that Amazon has ever growing appetite for swallowing everyone in the retail market and beyond. So…
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at 2pm on 10/19/2018

It seems that Amazon has ever growing appetite for swallowing everyone in the retail market and beyond. So what will happen when Amazon will get 'em all? It's already a monopoly and unregulated one ...

 

With unprecedented net worth of $160 billion, Bezos can now buy up the entire volume of Bitcoin and would…
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at 6pm on 9/19/2018