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Amazon Jeff Bezos

Sells first book

1 Jul, 1995

Screen Shot 2014-06-19 at 4.04.34 PMAmazon sells its first book, Fluid Concepts & Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought by Douglass Hofstadter to customer John Wainright. Bezos on why the company decided to focus on selling books:

We had to first focus on the book business and grow that until we were comfortable with it.