From the bestselling author of the everything store, an unvarnished picture of amazonâ€™s unprecedented growth and its billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, revealing the most important business story of our time. With the publication of the everything store in 2013, Bloomberg journalist Brad stone revealed how the unlikely Seattle start-up Amazon became an unexpected king of Commerce. Since then, its founder has led Amazon to explosive growth in both size and wealth. In less than ten years, Amazon has quintupled the size of its workforce and increased its valuation to well over a trillion dollars. Whereas Amazon used to sell only books, There is now little they donâ€™t sell, becoming the worldâ€™s largest online retailer and pushing into other markets at warp speed. Between amazonâ€™s forty subsidiaries - like whole foods market, Amazon studios in Hollywood, web sites like Goodyear and imdb, and Amazon web services cloud software br>Unit, plus bezosâ€™s purchase of the Washington post - Itâ€™s almost impossible to go a day without br>encountering their Goods. Amazon provides us opportunities to shop, entertain, inform, communicate, store and, one day, maybe even travel to the moon. We live in a world run, supplied and controlled by Amazon. In Amazon unbound, stone offers the must-read follow-up to his bestseller The everything store, detailing the seismic changes that have taken place at amazon over the past decade as it became one of the most powerful and feared companies in the global economy, led by one of the most powerful and feared leaders in business. He shows the acquisitions and innovations that have propelled amazonâ€™s unprecedented growth, and the turn in public sentiment that criticises amazonâ€™s Monopolistic practices. As he charts the Companies meteoric rise, stone probes the evolution of Jeff Bezos - who started as a geeky entrepreneur but who transformed to become a fit, famed, disciplined billionaire, a man who runs Amazon with an iron fist but finds his personal life splashed over the tabloids. Definitive, timely and revelatory, stone has provided an unvarnished portrait of a man and company that we couldnâ€™t imagine modern life without.