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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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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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