In retail history

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On July 16th, 1995, Amazon.com opens for business when they sold and shipped a copy of Douglas Hofstadter’s book, Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought.  And the rest, as they say, is history.

Last year and only 20 years after beginning operations, Amazon’s revenue was $107 billion.

 

 

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