Amazon's most expensive acquisitions 2018

This statistic shows the most expensive acquisitions of Amazon as of June 2018. In March 2017, the retail platform acquired Dubai-based Souq.com for 580 million U.S. dollars. Amazon acquired social gaming video platform Twitch for 970 million U.S. dollars in August 2014. Amazon's most expensive acquisition to date was grocery retailer Whole Foods Market in June 2017 for 13.7 billion U.S. dollars. This acquisition was a move to expand the company's online grocery business, one of the fastest growing online shopping trends in the United States.
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Most expensive acquisitions by Amazon as of June 2018
(in million U.S. dollars)
Price in million U.S. dollars
Whole Foods (6/17)13,700
Ring (2/18)1,800
Zappos (7/09)1,200
Pillpack (6/18)1,000
Twitch (8/14)970
Kiva Systems (3/12)775
Souq.com (3/17)580
Quidsi (11/10)545
Annapurna Labs (1/15)370
LOVEFiLM (1/11)312
Audible (1/08)300
Elemental Technologies (9/15)296
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