|título||:||Guinness World Records 2008 (guinness)|
|categoría||:||Spanish, Almanacs & Yearbooks, Encyclopaedias, Amazing Facts, Curiosities, Imponderables & Wonders, Paranormal|
|autor||:||Guinness World Records 2008|
|editor||:||Guinness World Records Limited|
Did you know Amazon is a record holder?
We currently hold the record for the largest online bookshop.
Amazon.com, founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos (USA), opened its virtual doors in July 1995 and now has more than 69 million active customer accounts from customers worldwide. During Holiday 2006, the company shipped products to more than 200 countries, and its catalogue of more than 40 millions products makes it the largest online shop in the world.
As of July 2007, Amazon's fulfillment centers around the world encompassed more than 12 million square feet. The company boasts over 14,400 staff.
As of midnight, July 20, 2007 Amazon.com received more than 2.2 million pre-orders of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" on its websites worldwide, making it Amazon’s single largest new product release in history.