Amazon in 2019
Amazon launched its website in July 1995 to sell books online. Since then it has expanded into a variety of businesses that some see as unrelated. By 2019 Amazon has grown to become a digital giant with over $233 billion in annual sales but its profitability has been uneven. Has it spread itself too thin or is it positioning itself well for the future?
- 2013 HBS
Choosing a Book Format
EPUB is the standard publishing format used by many e-book readers including iBooks, Easy Reader, VoiceDream Reader, etc. This is the most popular and widely used format.
DAISY format is used by GoRead, Read2Go and most Kurzweil devices.
Audio (MP3) format is used by audio only devices, such as iPod.
Braille format is used by Braille output devices.
DAISY Audio format works on DAISY compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream.
Accessible Word format can be unzipped and opened in any tool that supports .docx files.