The making of Amazon Prime, the internet’s most successful and devastating membership program
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May 3, 201929 min read, 5768 words

The making of Amazon Prime, the internet’s most successful and devastating membership programThe making of Amazon Prime, the internet’s most successful and devastating membership program

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Published: May 3, 2019  |  29 min read, 5768 words
It’s easy to forget now, but Amazon wasn’t always the king of online shopping. In the fall of 2004, Jeff Bezos’s company was still mostly selling just books and DVDs.That same year, Amazon was under siege from multiple sides. Some of its biggest competitors were brick-and-mortar ...
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May 21, 2019
This was an interview piece with concise points. There were some points were opinions were injected to the article; however, the opinions were not pushing an agenda, and were mostly just attempting to complete the narrative by relating to the reader.
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June 4, 2019
Informative timeline on Amazon's growth with Prime. Interesting takes on the process from the employees involved in the project. Just missing Jeff Bezos' input.
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June 26, 2019
Wow! Well sourced article on Amazon Prime's history with interesting insights into the different perspectives from employees (former and current). I enjoyed reading all of the different perspectives and and the Amazon's path to Prime domination really provided a visually appealing historical path to Prime's domination! The five photos inserted within the article added to the visual storytelling. I would highly recommend this article for other users to read about the history of how Amazon Prime evolved and are to dominate while allowing Amazon to compete against competitors such as eBay and Netflix led by a real visionary in Jeff Bezos! Well written article by Jason Del Rey at Recode within Vox. Bravo Jason! Also, I appreciate your Ethics Statement as it makes you and your media source at Vox Media even more credible in my mind.
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May 18, 2019
Fantastic story told by the staff who lived through the creation of Amazon Prime and its evolution.
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May 28, 2019
A fascinating and well-researched overview of Amazon's successful path
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