Amazon.com, Inc. operates as a customer-centric company for consumers, sellers, enterprises, and content creators in North America and internationally. The company also provides services, such as advertising services and co-branded credit card agreements. Consumers The company serves consumers through its retail Websites, and focuses on selection, price, and convenience. Customers access its Websites directly and through its mobile Websites and apps. The company also manufactures and sells Kindle devices. The company offers Amazon Prime, an annual membership program that includes unlimited free shipping on millions of items, access to unlimited instant streaming of various movies and TV episodes, and access to hundreds of thousands of books to borrow and read for free on a Kindle device. Sellers The company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products on its Websites and their own branded Websites and to fulfill orders through the company. Enterprises The company serves developers and enterprises of all sizes through Amazon Web Services, which provides access to technology infrastructure that enables any type of business. Content Creators The company serves authors and independent publishers with Kindle Direct Publishing, an online platform that lets independent authors and publishers choose a 70% royalty option and make their books available in the Kindle Store, along with its own publishing arm, Amazon Publishing. The company also offers programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Significant Events Amazon announced the launch of the Collectible Coins store a marketplace that gives customers direct access to more than 10,000 unique U.S. coins from over 75 industry-leading dealers showcasing a wide variety of professionally graded and authenticated coins. In May 2014, Amazon Plans to expand Rugeley fulfilment centre and has submitted a planning application to expand its fulfilment centre. In July 2014, Amazon announced the launch of the 3D Printed Products store (www.amazon.com/3dp), a marketplace that gives customers access to more than 200 unique print on-demand products, many that can be customized by material, size, styles and color variations, and personalized with text and image imprints. In August 2014, Amazon.com inked an agreement with Chinese authorities to set up operations in Shanghai's new free-trade zone. History Amazon.com, Inc. was founded in 1994. The company was incorporated in 1994 in the state of Washington and reincorporated in 1996 in the state of Delaware.
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