Amazon is big. Like really big. It accounts for over 50% of every single product that’s sold online. And because it’s online, it doesn’t really feel as big as it actually is.
It’s bigger than American Airlines, Walmart, Nordstrom, Walgreens, Mcdonald’s, Costco, Kroger, Nike, The Gap, Best Buy, Macy’s, and Target… combined. On a single day last year Amazon’s valuation grew by the entire valuation of Fedex. In the 5 minutes it takes you to read this article, Amazon will have conducted 90,000 new sales. It’s a trillion dollar company, and its growing.
A few months ago, I received a cryptic message from AirBnB that sounded like something straight out that Black Mirror episode with Jon Hamm.
We regret to inform you that we’ll be unable to support your account moving forward, and have exercised our discretion under our Terms of Service to disable your account(s). This decision is irreversible and will affect any duplicated or future accounts.
Please understand that we are not obligated to provide an explanation for the action taken against your account. Furthermore, we are not liable to you in any way with respect to disabling or…