When Amazon Puts Small Objects In Big Boxes, There’s Actually A Good Reason For It

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It seems that you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t purchased something from Amazon. And the online retail giant appears to be reaping the rewards, as it generated profits of $3 billion in 2017 – not to mention achieving an astounding 31 percent increase in revenue from the year before.

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Image: Instagram/rkvanschepen

While going through the experience of shopping on Amazon, though, many buyers have noticed a trend when receiving their purchases. You see, after customers order small items from the website, they sometimes receive their goods in extra-large boxes.

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Image: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Image: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Now in order to move as much product as it does, Amazon has innovated when it comes to purchase fulfilment measures. For starters, as of June 2018 the company has more than half a million employees around the world in its employment.

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