CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth more than $100 billion after Amazon's shares surged during Black Friday, according to Bloomberg. The 81 million shares Bezos owned according to documents filed in April are worth $96 billion at Friday's closing price.
Reaching the new landmark was shortlived, however.
Amazon shares are up 58% this year, enough to enrich Bezos by about $34 billion.
But as the company continues to grow, Mr Bezos has seen his wealth increase by $32.6bn in the past year alone. His net wealth went up $36.2 billion this year through to November 24-a 49.8 percent increase since the same period last year.
NSW government announces $2 billion stadium rebuild
This is a momentous day for the state of NSW, also for rugby league, players, clubs and most importantly rugby league fans. Built in 1988, Allianz Stadium now holds a capacity of 45,000, with its updated version set to hold the same.
An Amazon fulfillment center. In the process, he became the first billionaire since 1999 to build a 12-figure net worth.
Amazon stock climbed 2.5% on Friday to put Bezos over the top. Bezos also invests in start-ups, and owns The Washington Post and space company Blue Origin.
Online purchases for the day are up 18.4 percent over a year ago, according to data from Adobe Analytics, and investors are betting the company will take an outsized share of online spending over the gifting season.
U.S. online retail giant Amazon earns good profits during the Black Friday event.
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Cette visite intervient peu après la levée par le gouvernement du président Donald Trump de l'embargo américain. Les Etats-Unis ont décidé en octobre de lever certaines sanctions imposées au Soudan depuis 1997.
The negotiating battle lines have been set in the sand - between heavyweight world champions Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker . They have done a good job on Anthony Joshua , because his message to me last night was very simple, 'let me at him'.
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The baby, Rioghnach-Ann McGrotty, was rescued by passerby Davitt Walsh , who swam to the vehicle to try and save the family. At the time of the accident, in March 2016, the pier was said to be "slippery as ice" due to a covering of thick algae.
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Australia thrash Fiji 54-6 to reach World Cup final
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SIA has released a Christmas video for a new song
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MS-13 Decapitates Man, Stabs Him 100 Times, Rips Heart Out
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