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Billionaire and Duke alum David Rubenstein gives his take on Amazon"s HQ2

The Carlyle Group co-founder, billionaire and Duke University alum David Rubenstein thinks the Washington, D.C., area has a lot going for it in its attempt to lure Amazon.com's second headquarters – and the promise of millions of square feet of off.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

Tim Kaine: D.C. area"s morning commute may be Achilles heel in Amazon HQ2 bid

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine cites the Washington region's congested commute as its biggest weakness in a potential bid for Amazon HQ2. The Virginia Democrat, who is running for re-election, believes that the region's transportation issues, rather than a lack .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

Seattle council votes to repeal tax to help homeless amid opposition from Amazon, other businesses - Washington Post

Washington PostSeattle council votes to repeal tax to help homeless amid opposition from Amazon, other businessesWashington PostThe Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to repeal a tax hike on la.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 12th, 2018

Exclusive: Shifting strategies, Amazon opens its doors to discuss workforce training program

Amazon is inviting area employers and small companies into its facilities as it scales up a community workforce development effort. About 50 small business leaders, college executives, lawmakers and Business First were invited inside the labyrinthine 85.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery service to Sacramento area

Beginning Tuesday, Amazon Prime members in the Sacramento area can have products from Whole Foods Market Inc. delivered in as soon as an hour. Amazon.com Inc. announced plans today to expand Whole Foods grocery delivery to Sacramento, Denver and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

D.C-area officials in talks about ways to jointly court Amazon"s HQ2

Officials in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have initiated a series of talks about ways to collectively position Greater Washington to win Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters despite having separate bids for the major economic development prospect. Brian.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Capitol Report: Help-wanted ads point to Boston and D.C. area as top sites for Amazon HQ2

Boston and the greater Washington, D.C. metro might be the most likely places for Amazon to build its second headquarters If help-wanted ads are any indication......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Capitol Report: Help-wanted ads point to Boston, D.C. area as top sites for Amazon HQ2

Boston and the greater Washington, D.C. metro might be the most likely places for Amazon to build its second headquarters If help-wanted ads are any indication......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

A major real-estate fund is making a $10 million bet that Amazon will choose the Washington, DC area for its second headquarters

JBG Smith/G.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

Amazon ramps up Bay Area retail footprint with plans to open new Berkeley bookstore

Amazon's brick-and-mortar retail presence continues to grow in the Bay Area with plans to open its third bookstore. The ecommerce giant (NASDAQ: AMZN) will be the new storefront on Berkeley's Fourth Street, taking up an 11,175-square-foot portion.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Canada, U.S. to hold fresh top-level NAFTA talks Wednesday: Ottawa

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will hold fresh talks on renewing NAFTA with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington on Wednesday, a spokesman for Freeland said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 51 min. ago

Wall Street rallies as blow from fresh tariffs less than feared

U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, led by gains in Apple and Amazon, as investors judged the latest tit-for-tat tariffs between the United States and China as less damaging than expected......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 51 min. ago

Trump says U.S. may make a trade deal with China at some point

President Donald Trump on Tuesday left the door open for China to negotiate an end to the trade war between Washington and Beijing, a day after imposing new tariffs on nearly $200 billion Chinese imports and threatening more if China retaliates......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 51 min. ago

Amazon opens first cashier-free store in Midwest

Amazon Go — the store with no checkout lanes — has arrived in the Midwest. The online retailer opened its first Amazon Go beyond its hometown of Seattle on Monday morning in a 2,000-square-foot space at 113 S. Franklin St., on the ground floor .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals16 hr. 36 min. ago

Amazon expanding Northern Virginia distribution presence

Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to lease a new warehouse in Sterling’s Mercure Business Park to become part of its web of distribution centers, multiple sources tell the Washington Business Journal.  The 106,000-square-foot warehouse, slated for co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals19 hr. 21 min. ago

How investigators caught a postal worker who stole more than 6000 greeting cards - Washington Post

Washington PostHow investigators caught a postal worker who stole more than 6000 greeting cardsWashington PostIt was August 2017 when residents in the greater Milwaukee area began suspecting that some of their mail was disappearing. Spe.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 18th, 2018

Asian shares slip as Sino-U.S. trade tensions intensify

Asian shares fell and copper prices eased on Tuesday after Washington announced new tariffs on Chinese imports, inflaming trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2018

Trade war impact on China"s economy not big, but stocks, FX need to be watched - central bank adviser

The impact on China's economy from Beijing's and Washington's ongoing trade war is not significant, but the impact on stock and currency markets needs to be watched, an adviser to China's central bank said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2018

U.S. stock futures, Asian shares slip as Trump puts new tariffs on China

Asian shares fell and copper prices eased on Tuesday after Washington announced new tariffs on Chinese imports, inflaming trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2018

"Just walk out shopping": Amazon Go opens first Chicago location of its cashierless convenience store

Amazon’s cashierless stores are designed to spare t.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 17th, 2018