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Amazon has come a long way since 1995. They began as just an online book store, but today are known as the number one online retailer. Amazon sells just about anything you can imagine and it’s hard to beat their prices. They shape their business model in the eyes of the user. Recently they produced their own products such as the Amazon Kindle e-book readers and the Kindle Fire. They are also a very huge provider for the cloud due to the tasks that their products handle. Jeff Bezos is the founder and creator of this unexpected webpage. It’s said that in 2011 Amazon made 48.07 billion dollars of revenue.
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Applications:


Amazon offers a variety of different applications for a wide array of customers.

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Amazon Prime is a membership program that allows users to receive free two-day shipping, instant streaming of movies and TV shows, and have instant access to Kindle Books. Membership to Amazon Prime costs $79/year.

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Amazon Mom offers mothers a 20% discount off diapers and wipes along with other special deals and discounts at your convenience. It is free for Amazon Prime members, but other users must pay an annual fee of $79/year.



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Amazon Student is a rewards program for students that offers discounts on new, used, rented, and etextbooks for a discounted cost. Amazon student also offers free two-day shipping and rewards for referring other students to join. A student just simply gives Amazon their student ID, and then confirms it through their unviersity email. It's an extremely simple process with many benefits.

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Amazon MP3 allows users to shop for 20 million songs. It allows music to played from the cloud on different devices such as the Kindle Fire, Android device, iPad, iPhone, Amazon Cloud Player and more. Amazon MP3 allows customers to receive the latest news and special offers, which include discounts on music downloads.


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Features:

Types of Deals at Amazon.com
Savings
Golden Box Deal of the Day
The Golden Box deal of the day is a select item each day that is up to 75% off!
Lightning Deals
Lighting deals are happening all day every day but you must be lightening quick! Each item has a time limit for it's deal.
The Friday Sale
The Friday Sale happens every Friday, it features over 100 select sale items every Friday!

Related Links:

DealCatcher
DealLocker

Citations/References:

Amazon Prime
Amazon Mom
Amazon Student
Amazon MP3