Today I met a word called Zappos and wondering its relationship with Amazon. Originally I thought it is a vendor, and it turns out it is not
[from Wiki] Zappos.com is an online shoe and apparel shop currently based in Henderson, Nevada.
In July 2009, the company announced it would be acquired by Amazon.com in an all-stock deal worth about $1.2 billion. Since its founding in 1999, Zappos has grown to be the largest online shoe store.