How long can Amazon go without making money?

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Greetings Warriors,

I happen to come across this interesting article, How long can Amazon go without making money?- MSN Money

Personally, I think this is only a temporary slip.

Please share your thoughts on this.

#amazon #long #making #money
  • Profile picture of the author jaggyjay
    I'm bettin' they'll be ok. What... it only took them 5 years to get profitable in the first place
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  • Profile picture of the author Jason Johns
    It took them years to become profitable. They have expanded significantly in the last couple of years, opening loads of new distribution centers which has cost them a lot of cash. It'll take a year or two for that to be written off and for them to become profitable.

    They are doing better than other sites though - look at Twitters earnings!
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  • Profile picture of the author Nick Jolin
    They are growing at an amazing pace. Personally, I buy almost all my stuff exclusively from them. No more trips to Best Buy.

    This is what they are counting on. Killing off the competition to where they don't have to keep such razor thin margins.

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  • Profile picture of the author sandbox89
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    • Profile picture of the author Steve B
      Did you ever stop to think that Amazon might not have "making money" as a goal right now?

      In my view, the company is doing a fantastic job of spreading its brand across the globe and growing it's business by putting others out of business. Said another way, they are increasing their market share at the expense of competing companies that haven't been successful at adapting to the world of digital information and mobile devices.

      They undersell just about everybody, deliver quickly, and offer more products than just about everyone on the planet. In the process, they are nurturing a generation of "addicts" that turn to Amazon as their only logical choice for most online buying.

      I would like to be in their position, wouldn't you?


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  • Profile picture of the author magiclouie
    Of course, they still have Amazon Web Services, which according to most articles, is on top of its competitors.
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