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It is a fight that Amazon is far from certain of winning, yet one it cannot afford to sit out. The company predicts that India will be its biggest market after the U.S. within a decade and that the Indian e-commerce market as a whole will ultimately be gigantic. “The size of opportunity is so large it will be measured in trillions, not billions—trillions of dollars.”

Source: Fortune

Date: December 28th, 2015

Link: http://fortune.com/amazon-india-jeff-bezos/

Discussion

1) The article mentions two things that are very different for Amazon in India than Amazon in the U.S.: one is that  Amazon has 4,000 motorbike delivery centers in the country, and the other is that barely 60% of Indians have bank accounts, and only a fraction of those have credit cards.  What other issues might Amazon India face?

2) What would it take to make you work for Amazon India and live in Bangalore?

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