Amazon.com, Inc. operates within the Catalog and mail-order houses sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Amazon.com with three other
miscellaneous retailers and wholesalers in North America:
sales of $18.47 billion
of which 44%
of which 84%
was U S), and
World Fuel Services Corporation
of which 40%
During the second
quarter of 2021, sales at Amazon.com totalled
an increase of 27.2%
from the $88.91 billion in sales at the company during the second quarter of 2020.
During the first two
quarters of 2021, sales totalled $221.60 billion, which is
than through the first two quarters of 2020.
During the previous 34 quarters, sales at Amazon.com have increased compared with the same quarter in the previous year.
Sales at Amazon.com appear to have some seasonality: during each of the previous 9
years, sales have been highest during the fourth quarter, which has accounted for
between 31.1% and 34.8%
of the annual
(For the vast majority of American retailers, the last quarter of the year usually has the highest sales).
During the year ended December of 2020, sales at
Amazon.com were $386.06 billion.
increase of 37.6%
versus 2019, when the company's sales were $280.52 billion.
This was the fifth consecutive year of sales increases at Amazon.com
(and since 2015, sales have increased a total of 261%).
Sales of Other saw an increase
52.3% in 2020, from
$14.09 billion to $21.45 billion.
Not all segments of Amazon.com experienced an increase in sales in 2020:
sales of Physical Stores fell 5.6% to $16.23 billion.