2018 Letter to Shareholders

To our shareowners: Something strange and remarkable has happened over the last 20 years.

Celebrate all the good puppers and doggos (or kitters and cattos) in your life this International Pets Day

To celebrate International Pets Day, Amazon is proud to announce the first Australian Face of Amazon Pets: a two-year-old toy poodle from Sydney named Poncho. Poncho loves long hikes, hates anything water-related (except muddy puddles), and has a lifelong ambition to destroy every single squeaky toy in the world!
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Fulfilment by Amazon

FBA launched in Australia in February of 2018, meaning that businesses can now benefit from Amazon’s logistics capabilities, helping them quickly and efficiently reach customers across Australia.

Aussies’ dream travel destinations this Easter, according to travel guide sales

Aussies are opting for culturally and naturally enriching getaways, with globally renowned cultural hotspots such as Europe, India and South America making the top ten travel books purchased since we launch in December 2017.

Amazon announces paw-fect new category for Australian pets

While Australia’s humans have had almost a year to enjoy the wide range of products on offer at Amazon, the country’s furry, feathered and finned residents haven’t had their turn. Until now.

The best selling children's books this year across Kindle, Audible, and print

But picking the right book can seem like an insurmountable challenge.

Alexa, sing me a song

Alexa loves to entertain you with a good joke, a solid pun, and – possibly more than anything – a catchy tune.

Luxury Beauty and Salon Beauty available on Amazon.com.au now

Australian customers now have access to thousands of luxury beauty and salon beauty products across almost 200 brands on our store as we have expanded our Beauty offering. Customers can shop from brands such as Chanel, Clinique, Elizabeth Arden, Estée Lauder, Eve Lom, FOREO, Korres, Lab Series, Murad, Jurlique, Ren, R+Co and Oribe across fragrances, makeup, skin care, hair care, bath and body, nail care, tools and accessories and men’s grooming products. We have built the curated storefronts to help customers discover new products and their favourite luxury brands.

Amazon Australia 2018 Trends Report

Today we’ve launched our 2018 Trends Report, in which we look back at some of the highlights from our first year in Australia, what Aussies have loved, and some of the trends that have taken the country by storm.

Stock up your pantry with Amazon

We’ve all had to drag heavy bags home from the local supermarket at some point, the plastic handles cutting off circulation to your fingers and the excessive weight giving you the unenviable posture of The Simpsons’ Mr Burns.

Invictus Games Sydney 2018: I AM-AZON

Amazon sponsor and official partner of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018.

Amazon Web Services

We built Amazon Web Services (AWS) and became one of its biggest customers because we wanted to move faster.

How a door became a desk, and a symbol of Amazon

Today, Amazon offices around the world are filled with door desks, based on Bezos’ early design.
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