Amazon Unbound


Brad Stone, 2021 - 381.45 Beaverton Library

p47 Amazon leadership committee, the S-Team how did it get that name, how many people, meeting how often

p112 Typical package $150K; signing bonus and a grant of stock vested in 5%, 15%, 20%, and 40% over four years. Stock grants lowered proportional to rising stock price.

p115 Bezos "We want to have a performance review system that doesn't tell our employees that they're fat."

p117 realDonaldTrump "The @washingtonpost, which loses a fortune, is owned by @JeffBezos for purposes of keeping taxes down at his no profit company, @amazon.

p118 realDonaldTrump "The @washingtonpost loses money (a deduction) and gives owner @JeffBezos power to screw public on low taxation of @Amazon! Big tax shelter"

realDonaldTrump "If @amazon ever had to pay fair taxes, its stock would crash and it would crumple like a paper bag. The @washingtonpost is saving it!

p120 @JeffBezos "Finally trashed by @realDonaldTrump. Will still reserve him a seat on the Blue Origin rocket. #sendDonaldtosspace

p126 Amazon Prime members get free six month digital subscription

p133 Bezos suggests "Democracy dies in darkness", quoted from Bob Woodward, from an appellate court decision

p287 2018 600,000 employees, 2/3 in the FCs (fulfillment centers), in June market cap reached $800B

AmazonUnbound (last edited 2021-11-22 06:55:03 by KeithLofstrom)