How Amazon ranks across 19 industries

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Key stat: Amazon’s advertising division ranked highest in our Power of Amazon in 2023 report. Its retail ecommerce division, Amazon’s biggest business by dollars, lost share between our initial rankings in 2021 and our current forecast.

Beyond the chart:

  • CEO Andy Jassy called 2022 “one of the harder macroeconomic years in recent memory” as product sales growth slowed at Amazon.
  • Amazon faces competition in retail from Walmart+, in advertising from up-and-coming retail media networks, and in tech from Google and Microsoft AI innovations.
  • Our Power of Amazon in 2023 report pinpoints a number of strong areas for Amazon, but there are several, including stores and grocery, where Amazon’s five-year outlook isn’t as strong as it was in 2021.

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  • Determine which Amazon businesses are healthiest.
  • Evaluate Amazon’s ad prowess.

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