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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

As Amazon competition heats up, D.C. mayor heads west to talk tech

Muriel E. Bowser seeks jobs to create an “inclusive tech capital” that lifts the local economy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 19th, 2018

As Amazon contest heats up, D.C. mayor meets with tech executives in California

Muriel Bowser wants to lift the local economy by drawing jobs that would create an “inclusive tech capital.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 19th, 2018

As Amazon competition heats up, D.C. mayor heads west to meet tech executives

Muriel Bowser wants to lift the local economy by drawing jobs that would create an “inclusive tech capital.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 19th, 2018

Ohio’s hostility to renewable energy makes the state less attractive

Decades in the making. That’s how Columbus achieving recognition as a leading candidate on the Amazon HQ2 shortlist should be seen. Unlike most of the remaining competition, the Columbus metropolitan area threads the needle on virtually every qu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2018

Apple probably makes less profit on the HomePod than Google and Amazon do on their speakers (AAPL, AMZN, GOOG)

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Apple's smart speaker, the HomePod, has gone on sale in the US for $349 (£319 in the UK) last week. Analysts at TechInsight have calculated that it costs Apple $216 to build a HomePod, and estimated the company makes a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 15th, 2018

​Sam’s Club makes e-commerce push with Amazon Prime competitor

The warehouse club, which is a unit of Walmart, revealed more details about its strategic shift — one that is based, predictably, on increasing its e-commerce sales......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2018

Public records reveal N.C. governor"s Amazon HQ2 pitch

Documents involved in Hickory’s failed bid for Amazon hint at how the state is lobbying for the e-commerce giant’s 50,000-job HQ2......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2018

Will Amazon"s 2-Hour Whole Foods Delivery Skew Retail Pitch?

Amazon (AMZN) is offering free, two-hour delivery from Whole Foods stores to its Prime members in four cities, beginning a battle that will only intensify in the months to come. Groceries, un.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytFeb 13th, 2018

Amazon: What About Buying Stamps.com?

If the mega-retailer is going to take on the Postal Service, the argument goes, maybe a deal makes sense......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 12th, 2018

Amazon makes rare round of layoffs at Seattle headquarters

The layoffs are mostly concentrated in Amazon’s consumer retail business and involve several hundred employees in its Seattle offices along with hundreds of others elsewhere: sources.     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 12th, 2018

These are the 3 best Amazon deals that you can get right now

Amazon makes s.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 5th, 2018

Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire healthcare partnership makes anything possible

The health care partnership between Amazon, JPMorgan & Chase and Berkshire Hathaway could improve the industry’s laggard performance, here’s why:.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 31st, 2018

Greater Sacramento"s Amazon bid gains second life as marketing blueprint

The site selection package the Greater Sacramento Economic Council put together to pitch Amazon on locating its second headquarters in the region is already being used to try to lure other companies here. Sacramento was one of 238 regions across th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2018

Gary Cohn makes wild claim that White House has already done what Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan just did with healthcare

JPMorgan, Berkshire Hathaway, and Amazon announced a joint venture Tuesday in an attempt to bring down healthcare costs. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said the new venture was "the exact same thing" as an executive order.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2018

The Market’s Rise Makes the Dot-Com Bubble Look Sane

The S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Dow are trading at new highs today despite a GDP miss. Also, a look at dueling price-target increases on Amazon, rising oil prices, and Grainger after the rally......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsJan 26th, 2018

Walmart makes a late entry into the e-book market

The move, which was announced late Thursday, comes years after Walmart’s archrival, Amazon, began to dominate the market for digital readers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2018