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Top 10 e-commerce companies in the world

TOP10 e-Commerce companies in the world Amazon Inc amazon 1 www.amazon.com Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the United States. Bezos selected the name Amazon by looking through the dictionary, and settled on "Amazon" because it was a place that was "exotic and different" just as he planned for his store to be; the Amazon river, he noted was by far the "biggest" river in the world, and he planned to make his store the biggest in the world. Country : US Head Quaters: Seattle, Washington, United States Facts Amazon.com employees spend two days Founded by : Jeff Bezos every two years working at the customer service desk, even the CEO. This practice is to help all Established : 1994 Started with : Selling Books Competitor : Alibaba, Google, Ebay Net Worth : $50.3 billion workers understand the customer service process. 2 Last year, when Amazon's site went down for 49 minutes the company missed sales of nearly $5.7 million. Employees : 154,100 EL Alibaba Group Holding Limited 2 www.alibaba.com Alibaba.com Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. It also provides electronic payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services. The company's English language portal Alibaba.com handles sales between importers and exporters from more than 240 countries and regions. The Chinese portal 1688.com was developed for domestic business-to-business trade in China. In addition, Alibaba.com offers a transaction-based retail website, AliExpress.com, which allows smaller buyers to buy small quantities of goods at wholesale prices. Country : China Facts Founded by : Jack Ma Alibaba is not Ma's first e-commerce Established : 1999 venture - he founded China Yellowpages, said to be the fırst internet company in China. Head Quarter : Hangzhou, China Competitor : JD.com, Tencent, Baidu Market Capital : $145 billion at the end of 2 Ma came up with the name Alibaba in a coffee shop in San Francisco. He pulled his September 2015 waitress over to ask what she knew about Ali Employees : 34,985 (March 2015) Baba and she replied: "Open Sesame." He says the name reflects how his business opens up Net Worth : $24.8 billion as of June 15, 2015 opportunities for small businesses to sell their goods. 3 ebay 3 eBay Inc. www.ebay.com eBay Inc. is an American multinational corporation and e-commerce company, providing consumer to consumer & business to consumer sales services via Internet. It is a free website, but charges users an invoice fee when sellers have sold or listed any items. AuctionWeb was founded in California, on September 4, 1995, by French-born Iranian-American computer programmer Pierre Omidyar. Country : US Founded by : Pierre Omidyar Facts Established : 1995 Head Quaters : San Jose, California Started with : Broken Laser Pointer Competitor : Amazon/Alibaba Market Capital : $68.9 Billion 1 eBay wasn't called eBay, but rather AuctionWeb. AuctionWeb was simply one of four sites Omidyar ran under his eBay Internet, a domain he'd purchased well before ever coming up with AuctionWeb. He originally wanted to call this "EchoBay" but the domain was already taken by a Canadian mining company, so he shortened it to eBay. Employees : 36500 2 Before the retirement of the space shuttles, NASA used eBay and other similar sites to acquire things like old Intel 8086 chips and floppy disk drives that are no longer being made, but were essential to keeping the space shuttle support hardware working. 4 京东 .COM JD (Jingdong Mall ) www.jd.com JD.com or Jingdong Mall is a Chinese electronic commerce company headquartered in Beijing. It is one of the largest B2C online retailers in China by transaction volume. Its English website, for worldwide shipping, launched on October 18, 2012. The company was founded by Liu Qiangdong in July 1998, and its B2C platform went online in 2004. It started as an online magneto-optical store, but soon diversified, selling electronics, mobile phones, computers, etc. Jingdong Mall changed the domain name to 360buy.com in June 2007, and to JD.com in 2013. Country : China Head Quarters : Beijing, China Facts 1 Huge active users: An estimated of 118 million active users recorded in 8/12/15 with the grate Founded by : Liu Qiangdong aka Richard Liu Established : 1998 went online in 2004 growth of 104% from 2013 – 2014. Started with : 360buy.com rename it to JD.com in 2013. Competitor : Ali baba Big player of mobile ecommerce in China: Number of monthly active user in China of mobile app were 13.466 million as of August Employees : 62,061 Net Worth : $6.1 billion 2014. Wal-Mart Stores Inc Walmart www.walmart.com 5 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of discount department stores and warehouse stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962. Walmart is the world's largest company by revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500 list in 2014, as well as the biggest private employer in the world with 2.2 million employees. Country : US Head Quaters : Bentonville, Arkansas, United States Facts 1 Four of the 10 richest Americans are Walton family members. They're worth more than $30 billion each, according to the Bloomberg Founded by : Sam Walton Established : 1962. Wal-Mart got into e-commerce in 2000 Billionaires Index. Started with : Retail stores Competitor : Amazon Employees : 1.4 million in U.S. 2 Walmart is the biggest U.S. grocer. Groceries account for 56% of its $279 billion in U.S. sales. Net Worth : The six Waltons on Forbes' list of wealthiest Americans have a net worth of $144.7 billion. 6 otto group Otto Group www.3suisses.fr The Otto group, or Otto (GmbH & Co KG) (formerly Otto Versand), is traditionally the world's largest mail order company and currently one of the biggest e-commerce companies, mainly based in Germany and France but operating in more than 20 countries. The first, hand produced, catalog offered 28 styles of shoes. During the 1950s the range and the business expands rapidly. Otto introduced telephone orders in 1963 and went online in 1995. Country : Germany Facts Founded by : Michael Otto Otto Group's position as the world's largest online retailer for fashion and lifestyle products and it is the world's second-largest vendor behind 1 Established : Established in 1949 Started online in 1995 Head Quarters : Hamburg, Germany Started with : 28 styles of shoes Amazon. Core Products : fashion and lifestyle products 2 Following its motto 'Trust for Trust', Otto is the first mail-order company to introduce Competitor : Amazon.com Net Worth : US$16.6 billion (June 2015) payment by invoice. Employees : more than 50,000 GROUPE Casino Cnova N.V. ( Groupe Casino) www.comptoirsante.com www.moncornerdeco.com www.extra.com.br | www.cdiscount.com NOURRIR UN MONDE DE DIVERSITÉ Cnova N.V. is an e-commerce company, founded in June 2014. Cnova includes Cdiscount (operating in France, Belgium, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Colombia, Ecuador, Thailand and Vietnam Cnova N.V. Groupe Casino, a French global retail company. part of The first operations began in 1998 with the founding of the e-commerce website Cdiscount, a single website focused on offering CDs and DVDS. Cdiscount then expanded its business to encompass product categories such as consumer electronics, computers, home appliances and wine. Country : France Founded by : Groupe Casino. Mr. Jean-Charles Naouri Facts 1 Massive pageviews 9.3 billion page views and is currently the chairman and CEO an average of 49.8 million monthly unique visitors in 2014. Established : 2014 Head Quarters : Netherlands Started with : CDs and DVDS (in 1998 with the founding 2 A significant player in Mobile Commerce: Apps downloaded more than 4.5 million times From 2011 to 2014 and sales made through our of the e-commerce website Cdiscount) Revenue : 3.465 billion euros in 2014 sites over mobile devices multiplied by 44 Employees : 4 281 (2013) times. TESCO 8 Tesco PLC www.tesco.com Tesco PLC is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. It is the third largest retailer in the world measured by profits and second-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues. Country : British Facts Founded by : Jack Cohen Established : formally launched in 2000 Head Quarters : England 1 Tesco employs Luxembourg : Well, not literally. But throughout Tesco's worldwide operations - including nearly 6,800 stores in 12 markets – the Core Product : multinational grocery and general massive retailer employs an astonishing 530,000 people. Or roughly the entire population of Luxembourg. merchandise retailer Total Equity : £7.071 billion (2015) Online profit : £83 million in 2015 2 1 in every 7 pounds spent in the UK in 2007 Employees : 500,000 (2015 both retail stores and online) was spent in Tesco ®Rakuten Rakuten InC. www.rakuten.co.jp | www.rakuten.com 9. Rakuten, Inc. is a Japanese electronic commerce and Internet company based in Tokyo, Japan. Its B2B2C e-commerce platform Rakuten lIchiba is the largest e-commerce site in Japan and among the world's largest by sales. Previously known as Buy.com, it was founded in 1997 by Scott Blum. In 2010, it was purchased by Japanese company Rakuten, and rebranded as Rakuten.com. Country : Japan Facts Founded by : Hiroshi Mikitani 1 In 201464 petabytes of memory card- based Established : 1997 storage was sold on rakuten ichiba, which is the equivalent memory needed to store 200 years of log data from the top US TELECOMUNICATIONS Head Quarters : SETAGAYA-KU Started with : Selling Computers Competitor : Yahoo! JAPAN, Amazon, Ebay COMPANY. Net Worth : $7.7 Billion As of 10/1/15 2 Laid end to end, the total length of all Employees : 11,723 noodels sold on rakuten ichiba in 2014 could wrap around the earth's equater 87 times. (actual number 49821747 = 3487521 km) 10 BEST BUY Best Buy Co. Inc. www.bestbuy.com Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. It operates in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company was founded by Richard M. Schulze and Gary Smoliak in 1966 as an audio specialty store. In 1983, it was renamed and rebranded with more emphasis placed on consumer electronics. Country : USA Facts Founded by : Richard M. Schulze and Gary Smoliak 1 "One of the most interesting controversies was in 2006 when Wal-Mart decided to center their in 1966 Established : Richard M. Schulze and a partner holiday marketing strategy around Christmas. Best Buy responded by saying" We are going to continue to use the term holiday because there are several establish Sound of Music, Inc., a home and car stereo store in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 2000 . Best Buy acquires holidays throughout that time period, and we certainly need to be respectful of all of them. "This resulted in anti Best Buy campaigns by Christian fundamentalist pressure groups." Magnolia Hi-Fi; launches BestBuy.com Head Quarters: Richfield, Minnesota Started with : car stereo store, music appliances Core Products : consumer electronic goods Competitor : Apple, Wal-mart, Amazon 2 Best Buy was the first to sell laserdisc equipment. Market Cap: As of May 2015 $13.5 Billion Employees : 125,000 SOURCES: BROUGHT TO YOU BY: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon.com http://corporate.walmart.com/our-story/history/history-timeline WeDig Tech https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walmart https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EBay https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_GmbH http://www.ottogroup.com/en/die-otto-group/daten-fakten/Historie.php#anchor_4b4b9b06_Accordion-2-1950 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alibaba_Group http://mashable.com/2010/08/07/ebay-facts/#XFr8PEulWsqt http://www.forbes.com/companies/ebay/ http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/10/12-interesting-facts-probabaly-didnt-know-ebay/ http://ecombd.net/2015/02/top-ten-e-commerce-companies-in-the-world/ http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/sep/18/alibaba-and-the-40-facts-ipo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_GmbH http://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/110714/alibabas-top-competitors.asp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cnova http://cnova.com/about-cnova/fact-sheet.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tesco.com https://www.fool.co.uk/investing/company-comment/2013/09/13/3-fun-facts-about-tesco-plc/ http://brightgreenscotland.org/index.php/2011/04/10-facts-about-tesco/ http://www.forbes.com/companies/rakuten/ http://global.rakuten.com/corp/about/strength/data.html https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/rakuten#/entity https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rakuten.com http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/best-buy-co-inc-history/ http://www.buzzfeed.com/sapna/19-facts-that-show-just-how-massive-walmart-really-is#.te2G3E20m https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Best_Buy https://finance.yahoo.com/q/co?s-BBY http://mbmclain.iweb.bsu.edu/profile.html_Fun_Facts.html http://expandedramblings.com/index.php/by-the-numbers-15-amazing-jd-com-stats/

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