Amazon is now 25 years old
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Jeff Bezos filed the paperwork to create the retailing giant Amazon 25 years ago.

Jeff Bezos filed the paperwork to create the e-commerce retailing giant Amazon 25 years ago. His genius was to recognise the potential of the internet long before others.

Amazon is known for its disruption of well-established industries through technological innovation and mass scale. But its dominance is problematic. Its growth has displaced traditional retail jobs. And it's faced criticism over worker conditions at its warehouses.

  • 05 Jul 2019