Considering every Aussie journalist's finger is hovering over 'publish' on an AMAZON HAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED IN AUSTRALIA! story, I thought it might be fun to take a look at this. It's a 60 Minutes story about Amazon from way back in 1999.
18 years ago, Jeff Bezos was a balding nerd talking about "regret minimalisation framework". A far cry from Jeff Bezos Prime, the 100-billion dollar man.
Interesting to see how far Amazon has come in such a short time.
Amazon is less than a day away from launching their online retail service in Australia with a soft launch set for tomorrow afternoon. This means that you will soon be able to buy everything from food to electronics without paying exorbitant international shipping fees. As the launch inches closer, more and more questions are being answered about Amazon’s arrival in the Great Southern Land.
We’ve rounded up everything you need to know.