Visualizing the Size of Amazon, the World’s Most Valuable Retailer

As brick-and-mortar chains teeter in the face of the pandemic, Amazon continues to gain ground.

The retail juggernaut is valued at no less than $1.4 trillion—roughly four times what it was in late 2016 when its market cap hovered around $350 billion.

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Visualizing the Size of Amazon, the World’s Most Valuable Retailer

Visualizing the Size of Amazon, the World’s Most Valuable Retailer

As brick-and-mortar chains teeter in the face of the pandemic, Amazon continues to gain ground.

The retail juggernaut is valued at no less than $1.4 trillion—roughly four times what it was in late 2016 when its market cap hovered around $350 billion.

This infographic shows how Amazon’s market cap alone is bigger than the nine biggest U.S. retailers put together, highlighting the palpable presence of the once modest online bookstore.


First published: Jul 2, 2020 (link)

Source files included: .ai, .eps, .pdf

Data source: Deloitte, YCharts

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