Amazon.de was originally Telebook (www.telebuch.de), Germany's leading online bookstore, which Amazon acquired in 1998 and later it became Amazon Germany as it is today. Since 2007 Amazon Prime is available to all customers. In Germany it has become the most visited and largest ecommerce website, ahead of eBay Germany. Amazon marketplace launched in Germany in March, 2002.
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