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Business Desk: Amazon vs UPS

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By Ben Rickmond

The WES Buzz is starting a new series that compares companies by their yearly revenue provided by NASDAQ, one of the largest stock exchanges.

We’ll show you: Total employees, Current CEO, Headquarters and a fun fact.  Enjoy!

Company AMAZON UPS
ANNUAL REVENUE (2017) $177,866,000,000 $65,872,000,000
CEO Jeff Bezos (May 1996-) David P. Abney (Sep 1, 2014–)
TOTAL EMPLOYEES 613,300 434,000 (2016)
HEADQUARTERS Seattle, WA Atlanta, GA
STOCK PRICE AMZN (NASDAQ) $1,377.45 -83.38 (-5.71%) UPS (NYSE) $93.50 -0.44 (-0.47%)
FUN FACT Amazon is the world’s largest internet company by revenue. 7.9 million customers use UPS daily. UPS delivers 10,277 pieces every minute of every day, over 14.8 million a day.

As we all know Amazon wins.  Fun fact: Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the planet.

Next game: Target vs Wal-Mart

Bibliography:

Source: https://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/amzn/financials?query=income-statement

Source: https://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/ups/financials?query=income-statement

Source: https://www.geekwire.com/2018/amazon-now-employs-566000-people-worldwide-66-percent-jump-year-ago/

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_(company)

Source: http://www.gregniemann.com/factoids.html

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