Amazon would generate $31 million in taxes for Schodack, study shows

The 800 jobs that would be created at a massive Amazon distribution center in rural Rensselaer County would have annual earnings of $22 million — about $27,600 on average per employee — according to an economic analysis. The analysis was done on be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Take note, Triad: Amazon negotiated $130 million in incentives for fulfillment centers in recent months

Amazon's rapidly expanding fulfillment and delivery network shows no signs of slowing, thanks to a recent batch of taxpayer-backed incentives that adds up to more than $130 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Study: New businesses generate huge economic impact in downtown Phoenix

A new economic report looking at downtown Phoenix shows the fast-growing area is generating $9.7 billion annually in economic activity. This number is derived from 66,000 employees in the downtown area earning $3.9 billion in total income, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Silicon Valley made a big deal about obeying GDPR, but a study shows the policies of firms like Facebook are "vague" and "insufficient" (FB, AMZN, GOOG)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are all falling short of new European privacy rules, according to a co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2018

Cupertino to get serious tonight about new business tax that could generate millions from Apple

Polling shows Cupertino residents heavily favor taxes in Apple's hometown that the Chamber of Commerce doesn't like......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

Amazon wants 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Rensselaer County Inc. would fill a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that a developer wants to build in Schodack, New York, employing at least 800 people full-time when it opens in the third quarter of 2019. Amazon's involvement in the project, whic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Need to know: Five things that happened while Yuengling renamed the USF Sun Dome

1 Podcasting pays: There was an 86 percent jump in U.S. podcasting advertising revenue in 2017, a study from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PwC shows. That equates to $314 million, up from $169 million in 2016. It’s estimated podcast revenue .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Amazon paid $250 million in state and local taxes in 2017, according to a report

Amazon is lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

Amazon’s stalled jobs could cost Puget Sound region"s economy $3.5 billion a year, study shows

A new report by ECONorthwest projects economic fallout if Amazon follows through with a threat to axe more than 7,000 jobs slated for two planned Amazon buildings if the city passes its head tax on large employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

Study: MU System has $5.4B impact on state economy

According to the study, the MU System supports 61,105 jobs throughout the state, and more than $244 million in state and local revenue taxes are collected because of the system......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2018

This HQ2 study shows Central Ohio"s tech scene is attractive to Amazon, others

A recent study that examined Amazon's interest in tech jobs as an indication of where its HQ2 could go, put Columbus in the middle of the pack. Still, the study says the city has a leg up on many of its peers.  New York-based data firm the Confer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Phoenix renters among those nationwide who lost money in rental scam

Nearly 5.2 million people across the U.S. have lost money in an apartment rental scam, according to a study from Apartment List. In Phoenix, 41.5 percent of renters have reported encountering a listing they suspected was fraudulent, while 2.4 percent .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals14 hr. 22 min. ago

Roku is winning the connected TV race, and Amazon probably won"t catch up anytime soon

Reuters / Brendan McDermid The number of US connected TV users will reach 182.6 million in 2018, according to the latest eMarketer forecast. Nearly one-th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider18 hr. 52 min. ago

Amazon"s one hour of downtime on Prime Day may have cost it between $72 million and $99 million in lost sales

Amazon's website had consistent issues during Prime Day, the website's biggest sale event of the year.  Shoppers had issues connecting to the website for ov.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider18 hr. 52 min. ago

Target"s latest sale is aimed at underpaid teachers who buy their own classroom supplies

Teachers spend an average of $500 a year to buy supplies for their students, a federal study shows......»»

Category: topSource: washpost22 hr. 22 min. ago

Speakers, TVs, Kleenex in demand on Amazon Prime Day

Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Inc's annual Prime Day sale this week, despite glitches on its mobile app and websites that prevented several customers from placing orders......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Open office plans are as bad as you thought

Open offices are supposed to spark conversation. This study shows they lead to more email -- and people avoiding each other......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 18th, 2018

Amazon Prime Day was bigger than Cyber Monday and Black Friday

Amazon says it sold 100 million products......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 18th, 2018

Facebook"s Instagram Has Up To 95 Million Bots

Up to 95 million Instagram users may be bots, according to a new study conducted by research firm Ghost Data for The Information. In .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2018

Walmart reportedly thinking of taking on Amazon with new video streaming service

Walmart is mulling a service that would vie for TV and movie buffs who can already access shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime, says "The I.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 18th, 2018

Amazon sells more than 100 million products on Prime Day

Amazon said online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during its Prime Day sale, despite glitches on its mobile app and websites that prevented customers from placing orders......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018