Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - Page updated at 04:36 PM

Timeline: How the fortunes of Amazon and Bezos have grown, founded by Jeff Bezos, is about to turn 18. It has grown from a garage operation in Bellevue that sold books into the world's largest online retailer, selling just about everything. Along the way, Bezos has become one of the world's wealthiest men. Return to story →

Seattle Times staff