U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 16: On-Line Shopping

CALIFORNIA, September 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following may be the everyday “Account America” function in the U.S. Census Bureau:

ON LINE SHOPPING

Account AmericaSunday, July 16th. With this day in 1995, a little start up organization released its company of promoting textbooks online out-of a two-auto storage in Bellevue, Washington. The very first product bought was a guide entitled “Liquid Ideas and Innovative Analogies: Computer Types Of the Essential Systems of Thought.”  The 1995 storage procedure was Amazon.com. The organization today has some 230, 000 workers and around 90 stores to ship and shop the yearly two billion acquisitions of much else and publications. Amazon went public and presently it is put by its market capitalization among the biggest businesses of America. Not all Americais 26,000 digital buying endeavors achieve this nicely, but this past year web sales totaled almost $342 million, or higher 7 percentage of retail sales. Report America is in its 20th year like a public-service of the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Sources:
Amazon start and initial sale/accessed 5/11/2016: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/amazon-opens-for-business/print  
Went community /accessed 5/11/2016:  http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/amazon-com-inc-history/ 
Amazon employees/accessed 5/11/2016:  http://www.statista.com/topics/846/amazon/ 
Stores and yearly sales/accessed 5/11/2016:  http://expandedramblings.com/index.php/amazon-statistics/ 
Marketplace capitalization/accessed 5/11/2016:  http://www.dogsofthedow.com/largest-companies-by-market-cap.htm 
2015 ecommerce sales/NAICS 4541:  http://www.census.gov/retail/mrts/www/data/pdf/ec_current.pdf 
Quantity Of digital buying establishments/NAICS 45411:  http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/BP/2014/00A1//naics~454111 

Account America is made by the Middle For Brand New Press and Marketing of the U.S. Census Bureau. Balances and Data drawn from reported low- Census resources therefore are not attested to from the U.S. Census Bureau, and are utilized for narrative or illustrative reasons. These everyday functions can be found as created sections, prepared to atmosphere, on the web at http://www.census.gov (look for “Sound” within the “Collection” draw-down selection). 

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