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Amazon woos next gen; mayor makes novel pitch

While cities across the United States scramble to put together an enticing package to lure Amazon’s second headquarters, the massive online retailer has created an autonomous shopping program to solidify the loyalty of its next generation of shopper.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Welcome to Amazon, Georgia? The city of Stonecrest"s pitch for HQ2

Stonecrest, Georgia's pitch to Amazon offers something unique, Mayor Jason Lary says: A 345-acre slice of the town to create Amazon, Georgia, where CEO Jeff Bezos can become the mayor......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2017

Tampa Bay"s pitch for Amazon"s HQ2 is headed to Seattle (Video)

Tampa Bay is a talent magnet. That's how Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn starts off the area's pitch to Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), in a video that's part of a response to the online retail giant's request for proposals for a second headquarters site, a $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Newark, N.J., makes $7 billion pitch for new Amazon headquarters

New Jersey is making a high-dollar pitch for Newark as Amazon.com Inc.’s second headquarters, offering up to $7 billion in state and city tax incentives......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2017

Can the region cooperate on Amazon HQ2 bids? Local leaders pitch their own separate proposals

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., all stressed how important the region is while simultaneously backing their own local efforts to land what Amazon has said would be 50,000 jobs and billions of d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2017

Disney Makes $52.4 Billion Deal for 21st Century Fox in Big Bet on Streaming

The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire makes Disney a true competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon......»»

Category: dealsSource: nyt2 hr. 50 min. ago

How Does Amazon Make Its Money?

If you’ve ever bought something from Amazon and wondered how a company that sells so much third-party stuff makes so much money, you are not alone. In fact.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk3 hr. 34 min. ago

Disney Makes Deal for 21st Century Fox, Reshaping Entertainment Landscape

The acquisition of most of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire makes Disney a true streaming competitor to services like Netflix and Amazon......»»

Category: dealsSource: nyt7 hr. 50 min. ago

In HQ2 bid, Atlanta suburb offers to make Jeff Bezos mayor of Amazon"s own city

Employees at Amazon's first headquarters in Seattle are now the focus of a targeted ad campaign urging them to build HQ2 outside Atlanta......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 19 min. ago

Amazon Makes Big Strides in Catching Apple and Spotify: Gadfly

Amazon Makes Big Strides in Catching Apple and Spotify: Gadfly.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 11th, 2017

This planter has a built-in LED light that makes it almost impossible to kill indoor plants

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon The SimLife LE.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2017

Smart Yields makes final pitch in Vatican-blessed accelerator program

Honolulu-based Smart Yields presented its final pitch at a demo day in Rome on Monday, the last step as part of the startup’s participation in an inaugural Vatican-blessed accelerator program. The entire Smart Yields founding team attended the pitc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2017

The best carry-on luggage is at its lowest price ever on Amazon right now

Traveling for the holidays? Samsonite makes the best carry-on we've ever tested, and right now you can get it on Amazon for the lowest price we've ever seen.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 5th, 2017

Kohli scores big on Twitter pitch, followers up 61%; 4 of top 10 hashtags are cricket’s

Tamil movie star Suriya Sivakumar makes it for ‘golden tweet’ of the year.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 5th, 2017

Charlotte makes history with new mayor

Charlotte’s first African-American female mayor took the oath of office on Monday at the Government Center, promising to move beyond the symbolism of her election and usher in an era of better jobs, more affordable housing and safer neighborhoods. Vi .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2017

Amazon Cuts Price on Echo Dot by 40%

Amazon's Echo Dot can run an entire house, nearly. That makes it remarkably useful, so it is odd that Amazon would cut the price so much......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 2nd, 2017

Will Amazon Do a Stock Split in 2018?

Find out whether this could finally be the year that the e-commerce giant makes the big move......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 1st, 2017

ArcelorMittal makes strong pitch as eligible bidder for distressed assets

ArcelorMittal, the world's largest maker of steel, has made a strong pitch as an eligible bidder for distressed assets currently going through insolvency resolution.It issued a statement that recent amendments to the Insolvency and.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 30th, 2017

ArcelorMittal makes strong pitch as eligible bidder

ArcelorMittal, the world's largest maker of steel, has made a strong pitch as an eligible bidder for distressed assets currently going through insolvency resolution.It issued a statement that recent amendments to the Insolvency and.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2017

Documents: How Mayor Barry lobbied Jeff Bezos to build Amazon"s HQ2 in Nashville

"Nashville is at a point in the city's development where it is evolving from being one of the most attractive places to do business in [the] U.S. to an emerging global destination," the mayor said in a filmed message to Amazon officials......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2017

N.C. puts pitch for Amazon HQ2 on Seattle buses

The state’s two jobs recruiting agencies are spending almost $92,400 on an “NC Next First” campaign to help win the 50,000-job project for either Charlotte, Hickory, Raleigh or the Triad area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2017