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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

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: bizjournals10 hr. 19 min. ago

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

NYC mayor says Amazon is "very destructive to communities" hours after submitting a bid for the company"s second headquarters (AMZN)

Getty/Theo Wargo Amazon HQ2 proposals are due today. New York City just submitted its bid. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio was quoted: "Something different is happening now that is very destructive to communit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider7 hr. 49 min. ago

Princeton pitches Amazon"s Bezos, an alum, on New Jersey

The head of Princeton University is joining in New Jersey's sales pitch to tech giant Amazon to build its second headquarters in the state......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews10 hr. 19 min. ago

Seven Bay Area cities including San Francisco collectively pitch Amazon for HQ2

Even as San Jose made its own proposal, seven other Bay Area cities collectively bid for Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, in hopes of attracting 50,000 new jobs to the region's biggest projects. The collective bid, spearheaded by the Bay Area Co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 19 min. ago

NYC mayor says Amazon is ‘very destructive to communities’ hours after submitting a bid for the company"s second headquarters (AMZN)

Getty/Theo Wargo Amazon HQ2 proposals are due today. New York City just submitted its bid. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio was quoted: "Something different is happening now that is very destructive to communities," he said. ".....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 4 min. ago

The Amazon HQ2 pitch is a big secret in Louisville — but not everywhere

Details are getting out about what cities are offering Amazon for its second headquarters. Let's see what we're up against......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 49 min. ago

The pitch: "Amazon Promenade" connecting downtown Albany and Rensselaer

Albany's pitch for Amazon's $5 billion second corporate headquarters would straddle the Hudson River, with millions of square feet of office space in downtown Albany and Rensselaer connected by a new pedestrian bridge, water taxis and/or a $43 mil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 4 min. ago

Amazon Woos Book Lovers With Waterproof Kindle Oasis

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) introduces waterproof Kindle Oasis starting at $249.99. The post Amazon Woos Book Lovers With Waterproof Kindle Oasis appeared first on InvestorPlace......»»

Category: topSource: investorplace18 hr. 19 min. ago

Baron Funds money manager goes all in to beat the stock market

Alex Umansky makes concentrated bets — Amazon accounts for 15% of his Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund. By Michael Brush......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch18 hr. 19 min. ago

Sweeping Westside proposal pitched for Amazon"s HQ2

It's unclear if state officials will include the idea in their response to Amazon's RFP. State economic development teams may pitch nearly 10 sites around metro Atlanta......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals19 hr. 19 min. ago

Georgia"s $1B-plus pitch for Amazon"s "HQ2" to include nearly 10 Metro Atlanta sites

Georgia's incentive package is expected to be more than a billion of dollars, with multiple site location options around Metro Atlanta......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 19 min. ago

Boston’s Amazon bid to focus on ‘one location" in Eastie, Walsh says

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh said on Wednesday that the city’s bid to win Amazon’s 8 million-square-foot second headquarters campus would be “focused around one location” in East Boston. Walsh, in an interview on WBUR’s Radio Boston, did no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Cities make last-ditch effort for Amazon headquarters

Kansas City's mayor gave five-star reviews to 1,000 random items on Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 18th, 2017

Durkan, Moon weigh in on Amazon"s HQ2 plans, one with relief, the other with concern

The two candidates running for the Seattle mayor's office had very different takes on Amazon's recent announcement it would seek a second headquarters equal to its facilities in Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Gauging what Amazon hopes to gain with HQ2

Time is running out for economic developers and government officials to make their pitch to Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) for why their respective cities should become the new home of the company’s second headquarters. The deadline to submit proposals is Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Gary, Indiana, appealing to virtue in Amazon project pitch

Long-struggling Gary, Indiana, is hoping to stand out in Amazon's search for a second headquarters site by offering a chance to pull the city from its decades of economic decline that's left it with among the country's highest poverty rates......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2017

Hugh McColl makes high-profile political pitch in council race

The retired Bank of America CEO filmed a video encouraging people to vote for Dimple Ajmera in next month's election......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

This Unexpected City Says It Has Everything Amazon Wants for a New Headquarters

Amazon had asked for tax incentives. Newark delivered. Kansas City’s mayor reviewed 1,000 products on Amazon. Basketball star Michael Jordan wrote a personal let.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2017