Amazon in United Kingdom: Local Profile and Global Analysis by ICDResearch

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ICD Research's ‘Amazon in United Kingdom: Local Profile and Global Analysis’ is a comprehensive report covering the company’s local and global operations. At the global level it also includes peer group benchmarking analysis for Amazon.com, Inc. in order to provide essential context and insight into this retailer's operations. In addition, the report has an insightful strategic analysis of the company with a SWOT framework.

The report is an essential tool to get a detailed understanding of the company; obtain analysis of the market and competitors; as well as internal and external factors which could impact the industry

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									Amazon in United Kingdom




Amazon in United Kingdom: Local Profile
and Global Analysis
Reference code: RT0108LP

Published: June 2011




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 Amazon in United Kingdom




TABLE OF CONTENTS

1      Introduction ........................................................................................................................... 6
    1.1 What is this Report About? ............................................................................................................... 6
    1.2 Scope ............................................................................................................................................... 6
2      Amazon UK - Company Profile............................................................................................. 7
    2.1 Company Overview .......................................................................................................................... 7
    2.2 Business Description ........................................................................................................................ 7
    2.3 Major Local News ............................................................................................................................. 9
    2.4 Key Employees .............................................................................................................................. 10
    2.5 Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................ 10
    2.6 Major Local Competitors ................................................................................................................ 11
        2.6.1     Woolworths Group plc ............................................................................................................................... 11
        2.6.2     The Game Group Plc ................................................................................................................................ 12
        2.6.3     GameStop United Kingdom ...................................................................................................................... 14
        2.6.4     Home Retail Group Plc ............................................................................................................................. 15
        2.6.5     Shop Direct Group .................................................................................................................................... 16
3      Amazon.com, Inc. - Business Analysis ............................................................................. 18
    3.1 Company Overview ........................................................................................................................ 18
    3.2 Business Description ...................................................................................................................... 18
    3.3 Major Products and Services.......................................................................................................... 20
4      Amazon.com, Inc. - Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ......................................... 21
    4.1 Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators..................... 21
5      Amazon.com, Inc. - Operational Performance Analysis .................................................. 23
    5.1 Operational Efficiency Competitive Benchmarks ............................................................................ 23
        5.1.1     Revenue per Employee............................................................................................................................. 23
        5.1.2     Operating Profit per Employee .................................................................................................................. 24
        5.1.3     Operating Margin ...................................................................................................................................... 25
        5.1.4     Fixed Asset Turnover ................................................................................................................................ 26
        5.1.5     Total Asset Turnover Ratio ....................................................................................................................... 27
    5.2 Growth Performance Competitive Benchmarks .............................................................................. 28
        5.2.1     Revenue Growth Analysis ......................................................................................................................... 28
        5.2.2     EBITDA Growth Analysis .......................................................................................................................... 28
        5.2.3     Total Asset Growth Analysis ..................................................................................................................... 29
    5.3 Scale of Operations Competitive Benchmarks................................................................................ 30
        5.3.1     Number of Employees............................................................................................................................... 30
        5.3.2     Total Revenues ......................................................................................................................................... 31
        5.3.3     Total Assets .............................................................................................................................................. 32
6      Amazon.com, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships....................................... 33
    6.1 M&A and Partnerships Strategy ..................................................................................................... 33
7      Amazon.com, Inc. - Recent Developments ....................................................................... 38
8      Amazon.com, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................. 44
    8.1 SWOT Analysis - Overview ............................................................................................................ 44
    8.2 Strengths........................................................................................................................................ 44
    8.3 Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................. 44
    8.4 Opportunities .................................................................................................................................. 45
    8.5 Threats ........................................................................................................................................... 45
9      Amazon.com, Inc. - Company Statement .......................................................................... 47


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10    Amazon.com, Inc. - History ................................................................................................ 49
11    Amazon.com, Inc. - Key Employees .................................................................................. 52
12    Amazon.com, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies............................................................... 53
13    Amazon.com, Inc. - Locations and Subsidiaries .............................................................. 54
  13.1 Head Office .................................................................................................................................... 54
  13.2 Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................
								
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