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Beans are unpacked, roasted and bagged within Elm Coffee Roasters, photographed Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Seattle, WA. Elm is one of a dozen Seattle-local roasters that Amazon features within a building on its Seattle campus. (JORDAN STEAD / Amazon)
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Accelerating our support for small businesses selling in our store

At our Amazon Accelerate seller conference, we announced that we'll invest a record $18 billion in 2020 to help independent sellers succeed in our store. It's a win-win partnership—Amazon's success is the success of American small businesses.

Announcing Amazon Accelerate, a new virtual conference for our small business partners

The free three-day event, taking place September 1-3, will feature Amazon executives, current sellers, and independent online selling experts who will share their insights and ideas for how small businesses can thrive on Amazon, including navigating a strong finish to 2020 and beyond.

A business built on a second chance

Staying "small, intimate, and local" while growing with Amazon.

Amazon shares 2020 list of top 10 states for digital entrepreneurs

See which states have the most digital entrepreneurs per capita, and which states top the list for the fastest-growing digital entrepreneurs.

Support small businesses selling handcrafted goods

Amazon Handmade has launched a new shopping experience to connect customers with local small businesses across the U.S. selling handcrafted products.

Small business sellers are stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic

How third-party sellers on Amazon are making a big impact in their communities.

Amazon champions women-owned businesses

The company announces a year-long partnership with International Women’s Day and launches first-of-its-kind collaboration with fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg supporting sellers, Amazonians, and artists.

A business born on the farm and grown on Amazon

Amazon spends billions on tools, services, and programs designed to help small businesses like 1818 Farms.

Survey says: small businesses find success with Amazon

New IDC research finds small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon’s stores are over two times more likely to see rapid sales and hiring growth compared to those who don’t.
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