Question: What Industries Has Amazon Disrupted?

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Can Amazon be disrupted?

Yes – in fact they are constantly being disrupted by themselves. The Innovator’s Solution, the follow-up book to the Innovator’s Dilemma which describes disruption, describes how a companies can take actions to disrupt themselves. Amazon looks to resemble this model.

Which industries are being disrupted?

Here are four industries being disrupted by AI:

  • Insurance. Insurance companies and their leaders have a lot to deal with lately, as reported by Deloitte’s latest market research report called Fintech by the numbers.
  • Background checks.
  • Real estate.
  • Retail.

What businesses has Amazon killed?

But more than anything else, the company was credited for the demise of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers. As online sales increase exponentially, Amazon has been credited with single-handedly killing Borders, Toys “R” Us, Sears, J. Crew and countless other stores that have filed for bankruptcy or closed forever.

What industries does Amazon operate in?

Amazon (company)

The Amazon Spheres, part of the Amazon headquarters campus in Seattle
IndustryCloud computing E-commerce Artificial intelligence Consumer electronics Digital distribution Grocery stores
FoundedJuly 5, 1994 in Bellevue, Washington, United States
FounderJeff Bezos

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