Amazon beats Microsoft in Employees headcount for the first time
Amazon the giant American international ecommerce company beats Microsoft corporation the leading multinational software company. Amazon today released their Q3 2013 earnings report and the employees details that the company now has 109,800 employees worldwide and the Microsoft has 100,518 employees right now. Amazon says their third quarter sales up 24% to $17.09 Billion. Amazon announced on their press release that “Operating cash flow increased 48% to $4.98 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $3.37 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2012.
Free cash flow decreased 63% to $388 million for the trailing twelve months, compared with $1.06 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2012. Free cash flow for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2013includes fourth quarter 2012 cash outflows for purchases of corporate office space and property in Seattle, Washington, of $1.4 billion.”
In Last Quarter Amazon had 97,000 employees and in slat months they added more than 12 thousand growth of 11%. In 2012 the company had 81,400 employees and on one year its has hired more than 28 thousand employees 25.87 percent.
Microsoft had 100,518 employees worldwide as the report from September and the October figure hasn’t been updated so far. “It’s been a busy few months—we launched a new Paperwhite and new Kindle Fires to positive reviews and surprised people with the revolutionary Mayday button—average Mayday response times are just 11 seconds!” said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com.