Amazon sets foot in Turkey market

Follow Us:

Amazon, the American e-commerce company launches its operations in Turkey, which is the seventh European market for the Amazon and the sixteenth market worldwide. Back in 1998, Germany and the U.K. were the first European markets to get their own Amazon stores followed by France (2000), Italy (2010), Spain (2011), and the Netherlands (2014).

In mid-2016, it has reported that the e-commerce giant would get in the Turkish market and set up an office in Istanbul, a major city in Turkey. However, the company has localized Amazon domains but not all of the localized domains serve whole suite of Amazon services.

At the launch, Amazon Turkey is open to selling a range of products across 15 categories, which includes electronics, books, toys, and more. It is also launching a local sellers’ marketplace so third-party sellers in Turkey can operate on its platform.

Sam Nicols, Amazon’s Country Manager for Turkey, stated, “Since the launch of in 1995, hundreds of thousands of Amazon customers in Turkey have ordered millions of items from existing Amazon stores around the globe.” Further, he added, “Today, we are thrilled to now offer Turkish customers a selection of millions of products, including products from over 1,000 local Turkish businesses.”

Lately, Amazon has become the second public US organization to achieve the market capitalization of $1 trillion but its shares have seen to be falling around 7% in the weeks that followed.

The all new store: Amazon Storefronts

“Amazon Storefronts” is Amazon’s newly launched online store in UK and Germany. Earlier it was active only in the US. The new service allows customers to shop from small and medium-sized businesses that sell on Amazon

Amazon’s far-out plans

Recently, in a conference hosted by Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, himself gave a glimpse into Amazon’s future and it demonstrates that the company’s plans are expansive. There, Bezos addressed attendees about MARS; in this case, MARS stands for ‘machine learning, home automation, robotics, and space exploration.’



Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get updates and learn from the best

Scroll to Top

Hire Us To Spread Your Content

Fill this form and we will call you.