The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone

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Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. To do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. Until now. Brad Stone enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former Amazon employees and Bezos family members, giving readers the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at Amazon. Compared to tech's other elite innovators--Jobs, Gates, Zuckerberg--Bezos is a private man. But he stands out for his restless pursuit of new markets, leading Amazon into risky new ventures like the Kindle and cloud computing, and transforming retail in the same way Henry Ford revolutionized manufacturing.

THE EVERYTHING STORE will be the revealing, definitive biography of the company that placed one of the first and largest bets on the Internet and forever changed the way we shop and read.



Title : The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
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ISBN : 0316219266
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 341 pages


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Tim rated it ★★★★☆

January 08, 2014

I had heard scuttlebutt that the book was hostile to Amazon. I didn't find that to be the case at all. In fact, it increased my admiration for Jeff and what he and his team have accomplished. To be sure, it is incomplete and doubtless has many inaccuracies, but it gives insight into the mind of a...


La Petite Américaine rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 11, 2014

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon is perfect for a specific group of people: job-seekers. If you're currently looking for work, pick up a copy of this book, as it does convey a very important message. That is, never work at Amazon. And no, that message is not just for prospect...


Mal rated it ★★★★☆

April 06, 2017

WHY I HATE AMAZONLCOM I confess: I read this book on my Kindle — my eighth Kindle, no less! — and of course I bought the book from Amazon.com. As I have practically every other book I’ve read over the past eight or ten years. And I have to admit that I’ve bought lots of other stuff from the compan...


مشاري rated it ★★★★☆

October 07, 2017

انتهي من الكتاب وستعرف الفرق بين من يعمل ومن لا يعمل. الكتاب: سيرة ذاتية لجيف بيزوس الذي أسس الشركة العملاقة الأكثر أثرًا على القطاعات التجارية: أمازون. كلما قرأت أكثر عن بيزوس خيل إلي فرعون وهو يبني الأهرامات. وحقيقةً بعد قراءتي لما أنجزه، تعجّبت للتركيز \ التسليط الإعلامي الذي حظي به ستيف جوبز (م...


Bob rated it ★★★★★

June 26, 2014

Amazon is both “missionary and mercenary” and is a line from Brad Stone, the author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon. That to me sums this book up. Given recent events, aka Hachette-Amazon, it’s required reading for anyone involved in the publishing industry. I think Amazo...


Suzanne rated it ★★★★☆

December 17, 2013

I placed my first book order at Amazon in 1999. I was living in Ann Arbor at the time, within walking distance of the flagship Borders store. Because new books were expensive, I mostly shopped at a used book store down the street instead. The selection was unpredictable, but I loved browsing thei...


Lyubov rated it ★★★★☆

March 16, 2017

Обичам бизнес книгите. Особено тези, които обещават да ми разкажат едновременно за два мои любими и на пръв поглед почти несъвместими свята – на технологичните компании и на книгоиздаването, каквато се оказа „Джеф Безос и векът на Amazon“. Тук е моментът да си призная, че не ползвам Amazon (моите...


Suzanne rated it ★★★★☆

October 28, 2013

The cover of this book is actually a pretty good visual summary of what you find inside: a great look at Amazon and Jeff Bezos but with the real man (frustratingly) only coming through in part. While Jeff Bezos gave his support to the book, he didn't participate in the way that Steve Jobs did wit...


Grumpus rated it ★★★★☆

November 19, 2013

The professional Jeff Bezos (pronounced BAY-zohs not BEE-zohs) is a hard-ass, bad-ass, or a superlative-free just plain ass. I’m not judging, just sayin’. It’s all perspective. If you are an employee or competitor, watch out. If you are a customer, you can count on an advocate with an obsession f...


Jonathan rated it ★★★★☆

October 15, 2013

I found the book interesting and informative, to see how an outsider views both Jeff and Amazon. Of course, as with any book where the subject is not an active participant, the book is slanted toward those episodes where Stone can find someone to talk about them. And of course, he includes that w...





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