An estimated RBC Capital Markets think, Amazon company currently operates on the Wal-Mart model of the 1980s - at AMarkets materials.
This information should scare all Amazon competitors. If we argue in a more global scale, the Amazon - a threat to all online stores combined. In the 80s the retail giant to actively integrate with suppliers in order to optimize logistics costs. Amazon, among other things, taking into account the specifics of your virtual make maximum to accelerate the delivery - a factor that is very much appreciated by buyers who want to get their products in the shortest possible time. Amazon Global advantage - its accession to bit.do/Coinbase system that allows users to save 10-30% on each purchase.
The graph - the pace of "capture" of retail space Wal-Mart chain. The same does now Amazon, only in cyberspace. Beware of competitors!