Material Detail, Inc.: Case Study, Inc.: Case Study

On May 15, 2017, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its initial public offering (IPO). The company’s first twenty years was a period of remarkable growth but with very little to show in terms of accounting earnings. This reflected Amazon’s strategy of investing in expansion and research and development with the idea that sacrificing profitability in the short-term would allow the company to create value over the long-term. Relatedly,...

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