Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos (full film) | FRONTLINE

18 Vas 2020
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An inside look at how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos built one of the largest and most influential economic forces in the world - and the cost of Amazon’s convenience.
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Jeff Bezos is not only the richest man in the world, he has built a business that is without precedent in the history of American capitalism. His power to shape everything from the future of work to the future of commerce to the future of technology is unrivaled. As politicians and regulators around the world start to consider the global impact of Amazon - and how to rein in Bezos’ power - FRONTLINE investigates how he executed a plan to build one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world.

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    • Who said?

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    • @glorymanheretosleep Right its bloody awful for people.

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  • amazon is totally a monopoly

    chriss4365chriss4365Prieš 6 minučių
  • SERIOUSLY do you not know how business works... omg your supposed to MAKE money not save other businesses.

    alex hirstalex hirstPrieš 12 minučių
  • Amazing. bezos thinks more advanced civilizations are going to let that into space when they've been destroying their own Mother Earth! I do NOT agree. Endanged Earth is a clear example that people like him don't know what they're doing. Not wise to "try to play God" and by stealing one way or another accompanied by forms of terrorism including upon environment because "the position, God, is already taken" (God doesn't steal, etc.). If people like bezos need a reminder without doubt that reminder will come just as previous reminder The Deluge came. As far as I'm concerned, what they're putting into the air is only a new kind of pollution that hasn't been defined yet ... possibly a very dangerous kind ... noting that electic is flamable and how much of that do people like bezos, facebook, twitter, google have additionally in mass flying around the atmosphere?

    Linda GrahamLinda GrahamPrieš val
  • I have deliberately not ever bought anything from amazone. Recently I came very close to needing to consider being forced to use the damned thing as I couldn't source an particular special tool from any other place having to go up the chain and was one away from this monster. Getting ridiculous in the extreme. Many many sites advertising the tool and variations of it but no deal for whatever reason many also seemed illegitimate. The other couple well known multi national conglomerates are almost as problematic. Would take but one guy losing it to end a monopoly.

    Mr. Know ItallMr. Know ItallPrieš val
  • Oh yes, it certainly is a good thing that you are providing people with lower prices than they may otherwise pay, at least until Amazon finally drives the last competitor out of business! Then Amazon controls All pricing!

    Luke SLuke SPrieš val
  • And usually when someone asks a friend, relative or acquaintance , hey, where’d you get that? They will always respond, I got it on Amazon not oh, I got it from a company on Amazon. The consumer always invariably feels that they are buying a product from Amazon!

    Luke SLuke SPrieš val
  • Very good documentation on amazon, and I have to say, unlike many other commenters, it has actually changed my views of amazon for the better. It made it pretty clear to me that amazons problems, real and severe as they are, don't come from any sort of evil intent, unparalleled greed or anything like that, but simply from its size. I don't have a solution, but with a company this big, no matter how good the intentions are at their core, there will inevitably be bad apples whose actions poison the entire thing so to speak. Think of the apparently unachievably high rates the small employees are held to for example. Naturally, the company will try to set rates somewhat high for productivity, and If there's people who feel like they can't or don't want to meet those rates, rather than talking to a higher-up at the risk of upsetting them, there WILL be some who ignore safety rules or cheat the system in other ways in order to boost their own rates, which in turn pushes the data used to determine those rates higher than what it should be, tempting even more people to cheat the system and in turn amplify this effect exponentially over time. So really, though all the highest ranking leaders at amazon could be saints (although I don't know if they are), those problems would still exist, as they are a manifestation of the cumulative sideeffect of thousands of employees at the same company being, well... just average human beings like the vast majority of us.

    SteeSteePrieš val
  • I'm waiting for them to run walmart out of business. It's coming!

    Chris MotleyChris MotleyPrieš val
  • Biden reestablished slavery in Libya. Biden killed thousands of south americans flopping Op Fast and furious. The war in the middle east that Bush senior made popular and biden/obama admin accelerated is the reason for the muslim ban. Kids in cages started under Biden but when he started it they had no plan on uniting them with parents. BLM protest started under Biden. Biden/Obama has killed over 900 usa citizens with drone strikes, obama said "where was his dad" about a kid. We are BACK IN SYRIA. My military friends are in war training and wont have communication for 2 months. Biden is destroying jobs. Destroying potential new jobs. NEVER ANSWERS QUESTIONS. IS ONLY PESIMISTIC. Ultimately he FUNDED antifa and allowed our beautiful cities to be destroyed. I dreamed of going to portland once.

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  • You either die a hero...

    SteeSteePrieš 3 val
  • Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. for me hes the smartest.

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  • flooding the western world with Chinese crap,,,,,,,,,,trying to control our lives capitalist corruption,

    pius murphypius murphyPrieš 4 val
  • We do not wat monopolies in America. That is not good for anyone.

    Claud74ableClaud74ablePrieš 7 val
  • He looks like Gargamel from the Smurfs 👹 Both physically and character-wise.. Even his evil laugh is similar ☠️

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  • When you look at the life of Bezos and the structure of his business model, you see a truly narcissistic, unethical and vile man. There is absolutely nothing to admire about Bezos.

    NYC10008NYC10008Prieš 10 val
  • He too F up try to force people to deliver driver is very. Stress out no one know ash the driver

    Khanh NguyenKhanh NguyenPrieš 11 val
  • I know that they put more and more if you do quick they keep pumping up more and more that why you have to play game with them as long they can not track in one month then they add up every you do then divide 30 day that come out the eveg

    Khanh NguyenKhanh NguyenPrieš 11 val
  • Dang Straight you are often rich because you sell our data remember you should want to be transparent and truthful and rewarding of the people that helped you accumulate those riches because, it matters.

    All Lies BStrongAll Lies BStrongPrieš 11 val
  • Frankly I find it devastating and we all in a time of technology if your uninformed or misinformed it’s your own fault unless there’s a breech of information. You cannot ever ever ever rely on only one source of facts unless it’s statistically verifiable then you cannot accept it as fact ever ever ever.

    All Lies BStrongAll Lies BStrongPrieš 11 val
  • 52:53 $400 million is nothing when you have $280 billion in revenue.

    Nathan AndersonNathan AndersonPrieš 12 val
  • 1:49:30 He's just explaining how much growth potential Amazon sees for itself in the future.

    Nathan AndersonNathan AndersonPrieš 12 val
  • I think it’s a problem if they have almost 50% of the sales and pay minimal taxes I’m sure. That’s a problem.

    All Lies BStrongAll Lies BStrongPrieš 13 val
  • I’ll be honest since we received any Covid check I took extra care to spend it at small businesses around my town first that had any items I need. Everyone was happy I could tell you when I was able to do that. I try to shop with that money strictly in my town if possible I will break down a shopping trip into two trips to share with others. I quit Amazon but, my hubby does any shopping there for some items. The main attraction is the quick shipping but, if we or anyone is at risk, it’s something I will consider.

    All Lies BStrongAll Lies BStrongPrieš 13 val
  • I would not work or shop from a company that I assumed all the risk for dealing with them. Nope

    All Lies BStrongAll Lies BStrongPrieš 13 val
  • I was turning right before a freeway exit into a restaurant and an Amazon truck started beeping at me because they assumed I was getting on the freeway and I wasn’t. It was very rude. Most companies have a phone number that says if you don’t like my driving call #. Sounds like the customers and employees take all the risk and liability for and from Amazon. Wow

    All Lies BStrongAll Lies BStrongPrieš 13 val
  • never used , never will

    kenny ellefsonkenny ellefsonPrieš 16 val
  • Your scarey!

    Joy HopkinsJoy HopkinsPrieš 18 val
  • Even before watching this .... I had cancelled my Amazon account .... along with FB, Instagram, Twitter etc. something just started giving me the chills I was happy before all this convenience/technology came along .... kinda reminds me of Lord of the Rings .... it “will bind us.”

    Happy DogHappy DogPrieš 19 val
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  • Prime certainly changed the game. no mention of the employee pick rates, just rates? also bezos giving 700m for further training is about 1% of his wealth back then, 0.5% now - valued workers!

    allothernamesbutthisallothernamesbutthisPrieš 21 val
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  • People need to stop crying , at the end of the day you moved your business to amazon and went from making (for example) $10,000 a year to $10,000 a month , so for them to only want an additional 4% is nothing , even if in all reality they wanted 50% of your sales , why would that be a problem? Your making 10-100x more money then you would of ever made... if the shoe was on the other foot anyone would do the same

    AceAcePrieš 22 val
  • You dont like the way a company does it's thing? then, find another job, don't like time lines we can change you for a robot, you wanna join the union, you will just be sending jobs to China, you don't like it? Be creative, open your own business

    Cesar LazoCesar LazoPrieš dieną
  • That man is a National Disgrace, such a disgusting human being. Who plays politics with American lives? Purposefully?!? Just shameful.

    Amanda BarfieldAmanda BarfieldPrieš dieną

    Benjamin Gal-OrBenjamin Gal-OrPrieš dieną
  • Microsoft is going to destroy Amazon, by making Windows license more expensive on AWS

    Mary AmeeMary AmeePrieš dieną
  • Bezos, an important member of the Swamp

    Mary AmeeMary AmeePrieš dieną
  • Cancelled me Amazon account when he started censoring people. Won't give bozo another penny of my money.

    raybeeismraybeeismPrieš dieną
  • One day he'll die and lose it all. I admire progress and creation, but when you are consumed by it to the point where you become a gollum, it's kinda dumb.

    PrometheanPrometheanPrieš dieną
  • He could impact homelessness drasticly

    Jason BorlandJason BorlandPrieš dieną
  • Sick people seek to control others, prey on others & subdue others. These are criminals not business people. This is illegal & this is the same tactic that's being employed by congress to get folks to 'volunteer' for an experimental vaccine... This experiment is about to implode.

    Joyful SoulJoyful SoulPrieš dieną
  • Folks went along with a plan that would enslave them...Jeff Bezos is a dictator, or are we?

    Joyful SoulJoyful SoulPrieš dieną
  • THE RISE AND REIGN? WHAT THE........? You idiots think he's a king or something?

    Mark ImelMark ImelPrieš dieną
  • He held onto his dream👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽

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  • Why when these people get filthy rich they get so it the inside coming out?

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    Andrei DzekolaAndrei DzekolaPrieš dieną
  • If Jeff Bezos didn't do this mullion others will do it.

    shadinasr77shadinasr77Prieš dieną
  • Can someone enlighten me how PBS got permission for those beautiful drone shots over Seattle and DC?

    Q-RapidPrototypingQ-RapidPrototypingPrieš dieną
  • Also die letzten bestellungen nei Amazon: 1.defekt 2.falsch lieferung 3. 2.wahl 4.woanders beispielsweise otto günstiger...und nicht wie bei Amazon schonmal ausgepackt...ich bestelle von dem verein nix mehr

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  • The oxymoron is that while Amazon charges third party sellers hefty fees for the privilege of tapping into their precious customer base, customers who might actually return for the seller's product specifically but don't actually belong to that third-party seller, Amazon expects the entire burden of that customer's grievance falls to that seller. The seller pays Amazon to store, ship and provide customer service to a person who bought their product and yet is disingenuous enough to completely separate themselves from any liability. The profit margin is so low with the fees that it drives sellers to Chinese manufacturers and wholesalers because between the fees and the abusive return policies, sellers opt to have a volume business to turn profits. To me, that encourages sellers to put profits over product integrity. So, while sellers pay Amazon 40-60% for those privileges, they also need to keep a lawyer on deck for product liability claims.

    JohanneJohannePrieš dieną
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    Jeffrey RichardsonJeffrey RichardsonPrieš dieną
  • bias much?!?

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  • I wish PBS would have remained honest and trustworthy and dedicated to educating America. Now PBS has an agenda. So sad.

    Lily MellLily MellPrieš 2 dienas
  • 🆘 Boycott Amazon/Jeff Bezos he is in bed with the China and the liberal Democrats. Most of Amazon stuff he sells is made in China; you know the same folks that sent the United States and the world Chinese coronavirus. Send communist China a message don’t buy made in China 🇨🇳

    David R. StoneDavid R. StonePrieš 2 dienas
  • Creepy.

    ReSeeThingsReSeeThingsPrieš 2 dienas
  • Boycott amazon!

    Nunya BusinessNunya BusinessPrieš 2 dienas
  • I`ve never buyed something from amazon.

    1k Subs Without Any Videos1k Subs Without Any VideosPrieš 2 dienas
  • this guy should go to hell

    J LimJ LimPrieš 2 dienas
  • Amazon is turning into the real life version of Buy 'N' Large from the Cinar universe

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  • This man is a sick fu

    margie lebowmargie lebowPrieš 2 dienas
  • Did he wonder who is gonna buy shit up there i don't want live there,

    margie lebowmargie lebowPrieš 2 dienas
  • Bezos hates Conservatives but won't give up his capitalism. Boycott Bezos!

    Ken ClarkKen ClarkPrieš 2 dienas
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  • That's funny that Trump supporters are all thought they might kill because of some crazy people. So now Trump supporting is it's self the crazy part. When in fact that's a stupid thought to have. They're just liars and want to get the results of Trump supporters are all bad. If that is really all it takes to trick a democrat into thinking all Trump supporters are evil, the Country is really in trouble . This is all Based on All Trump supporters are evil. Rather than all the people that did the insurrections were Trump supporters and doing evil. That is the Same as saying that all poodles are dogs , so all dogs are poodles. Liberals can't really ever get it right. Seeing only what they already expect to see, is really not seeing what is going on. True to form never understanding anything. Trump did a lot of good . Perfect, no. Insite a riot no. Was there a riot , yes. He likely didn't help it not happen as he should've, but that's not the same thing. Fools control here for a while . While taking from the poor again and giving it to themselves and the rich. While pretending to help the poor. Poor fools that vote democrat to make it happen more. I stand on the side and watch the stupid do it again and again. Trump got the jobs back to America. Will Biden give them back to china ? Fools are in charge , so let's see what happens. It will hurt the poor a lot if they get it wrong. And they get everything wrong. So, you should expect high prices , high unemployment and lots of shortages of things needed. The democrats are making this happen for the future. This is after covid is over. The stage is set for socialism . Fools want it to happen (by their actions) , the stupid make it happen by their votes and they're the same people.

    Keith morganKeith morganPrieš 2 dienas
  • Who would want to live on the moon? The earth is such a beautiful place. This fascination with other planets is a waste of money. Wouldnt it be more productive to conquer poverty, crime and disease here on earth? Whats more important a hungry child or space travel?

    Jett VJett VPrieš 2 dienas
  • Lots of opinions but in truth who knows, those who claim to know, don't and those that might know are not talking, it could be this whole video is fake, that's a real possibility, why is almost everyone in this video looking so fake or non-human js. hey, I'm just being the observer.

    Tzolkin ManTzolkin ManPrieš 2 dienas
  • No thanks. He abuses his power. He's basically a criminal.

    Ham YaiHam YaiPrieš 2 dienas
  • I think the pandemic has taught people a big lesson, having one stream of income is not really a good idea cause your job doesn't secure your financial needs. The pandemic has really set out business minded people from the rest that is why I'm so lucky to be amongest the investors trading with *Robert_uptowntradess* @t instågram. Since I started Foreign exchange with he's trading platform it's been success and happiness all through.

    Nelson CohenNelson CohenPrieš 2 dienas
  • He knew there was a virus in China they had people there on the ground way before we found out, millions did not get there Christmas presents and were calling.

    Fuzz ManFuzz ManPrieš 2 dienas
  • Stay safe everyone🙌 God blessed!!

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  • In the world of the open economy and the internet there is endless ideas on how to capitalize to the point you can even embark on monopolizing commerce. For example literally being Amazon; this genuinely intrigues me that Jeff Bezos has predicted and successfully manipulated the economy to expand his business. Genuinely he has pioneered the concept of capitalizing on the American economy using only the internet; this is absolutely insane. I think we all forget the 21st century is practically run by the internet. Now there are many flaws that have also come with Amazon's success; It's really scary Jeff has so much leverage that he can openly manipulate the economy to the point he can negotiate 100% Tax breaks, WHAT THE FUCK.

    Thyda KhanThyda KhanPrieš 2 dienas
  • Why does EVERY LIBERAL have the same STEPFORD pattern of speech??? the laugh sounds like Skamala Harris's does.... EWWW - YOU ARE ALL CREEPY!!!!

    sonia juliesonia juliePrieš 2 dienas
  • Hey BEZOS, your OPEN YOUR EYES!!! Your AMAZON is wiping out the HUMAN RACE!! GIVE Technology a rest!!!

    sonia juliesonia juliePrieš 2 dienas
  • Bezos needs to be in jail. GITMO!

    Rodney ChristensenRodney ChristensenPrieš 2 dienas
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  • If John Brennan said it then it is a lie .

    Jack StewardJack StewardPrieš 2 dienas
  • Amazon.. Worlds Largest River ???

    Amr ZahranAmr ZahranPrieš 2 dienas
  • Jeff Bezos is George Straits cousin.

    Johnny MonikerJohnny MonikerPrieš 2 dienas
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  • So Amazon will become the United States of Amazon....

    Kenneth DavisKenneth DavisPrieš 3 dienas
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  • born to success

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    Tyler CheungTyler CheungPrieš 3 dienas
  • Fuck Amazon I just cancels my prime

    Lee SmithLee SmithPrieš 3 dienas
  • Biggest Company in the world but pays no tax . I am a customer and I think you should pay TAX .

    Flo FloFlo FloPrieš 3 dienas
  • Excellent story! I love Amazon & I am a prime member BUT I do feel there is a monopoly and it takes away chances for small businesses to flourish, Amazon should be paying taxes like everybody else. No special tax breaks or incentives to move to certain cities should be offered.

    JeepergirlJeepergirlPrieš 3 dienas
  • wow, lets send Bezos and the DEMs to the moon. They can have it.Just don't come back.

    Rob LinnellRob LinnellPrieš 3 dienas
  • Trump was on his way.. Sadly now he is gone. As a customer of Amazon I finally deleted my account for good. now only us the people against Jeff apart from his former wifey.

    Richard O'reillyRichard O'reillyPrieš 3 dienas
  • I am now convinced there really is an evil among us... the evil took over BEZOS ... . has anyone seen the movie "The Hunger Games"?

    sonia juliesonia juliePrieš 3 dienas
  • Painful to hear those textbook answers from the Amazon guys. It's like they hired robots

    TheNotoriousM0ETheNotoriousM0EPrieš 3 dienas
    • Typical executive speak. It's the culture of the executives.

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    • Hey BEZOS, your OPEN YOUR EYES!!! Your AMAZON is wiping out the HUMAN RACE!! GIVE Technology a rest!!!

      sonia juliesonia juliePrieš 2 dienas
  • How much of the crap bought on Amazon made in the US? How profitable are they really? Can they stay in business long enough to squash there competitors? What will their prices be once they succeed?

    Steve JarrettSteve JarrettPrieš 3 dienas
  • I think I’ve bought maybe 1 thing in my entire life on Amazon but kudos to that guy Jeff Wilkes for keeping his cool during some of these questions. Not saying I agree with everything he said, but he’s definitely someone I would want managing my company.

    The Kids NiceThe Kids NicePrieš 3 dienas