Advertisements


Maryland pledges "biggest incentive offer in the state"s history" to lure Amazon HQ2

Top state officials are preparing to offer Amazon.com a massive, historic tax incentive package if the retailer moves its second headquarters to Maryland. "It will be the biggest incentive offer in the state's history by a mile," said Douglass Mayer, sp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Jeff Bezos"s Amazon Buys Souq, the Middle East"s Biggest Online Retailer

While Amazon's offer amount remains undisclosed, news of the deal come a day after a state-backed firm offered $800 million for it......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 28th, 2017

New Jersey just escalated the fight for Amazon"s headquarters with a $7 billion incentive

AP In perhaps the largest civic competition in modern North American history, more than 50 cities are vying to host the next home of Amazon. Thursday is the deadline for cities that want the e-commerce giant to build a second headquarters there to sub.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider20 hr. 18 min. ago

Christie endorses Newark bid to win new Amazon headquarters

Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday endorsed the bid of the state's biggest city to win Amazon's competition for a second headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 16th, 2017

Local, state officials invest hundreds of hours to bid on Amazon's HQ2 - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunLocal, state officials invest hundreds of hours to bid on Amazon's HQ2Baltimore SunThree Maryland municipalities, including Baltimore's Port Covington, seeks to land the Amazon's coveted $5 billion headquarters. Thurs.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2017

Who earns the biggest Maryland paychecks? Check out our 2017 searchable database

The largest state salaries in the Old Line State in 2017 are found at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the UMd. School of Medicine. That's according to data provided by Maryland's Central Payroll Bureau and compiled by the Washington B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

The Amazon Effect: As the online retailer grows, so does Maryland’s economy

In three short years, the Seattle-based juggernaut's entry into Maryland's market has led to 4,000 jobs, millions in state tax dollars and 2.73 million square feet of newly built warehouse space......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Amazon far surpassed Kenosha jobs promise

Amazon.com promised 1,250 jobs in exchange for hefty state and local incentive packages to build a distribution center in Kenosha; the company has more than tripled that number......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

The Amazon Effect: How big incentives can lure a giant

American taxpayers have helped fund Amazon’s rapid expansion with more than $1.2 billion in incentives from state and local governments......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Md. Chamber vice chair urges leaders to "come together" to woo Amazon HQ2

Nathan J. Beil said the state has an "amazing" opportunity to bring Amazon to Maryland, but leaders need to overcome their differences......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 29th, 2017

Christie seeks tax credit program overhaul to attract Amazon

Gov. Chris Christie wants lawmakers to approve major changes to a state tax incentive program that has awarded billions of dollars to draw businesses to the state in a drive to persuade Amazon to build its second headquarters in New Jersey......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 27th, 2017

Gov. Hogan throws support behind Port Covington for Amazon"s HQ2

Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday endorsed Port Covington as the leading site in Maryland for a second Amazon.com Inc. headquarters. During a brief press conference in downtown Baltimore, Hogan said the state would help boost the bid for Amazon HQ2 with t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

This Year"s 12 Top-Selling Items on Amazon Prime Day

It was the biggest sales day in Amazon.com history. Which items were moving the most?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 8th, 2017

Meat and pasta cones, s"mores on a stick among new options for Ohio State football fans

In what is perhaps one of the biggest shocks in Ohio State University history, students at football games often buy beer for their underage friends. It’s a development that apparently could not have been predicted last year when the university an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Amazon up for tax incentives for project in the Dayton area

Amazon could be eyeing some kind of a presence in Warren County. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority will vote Wednesday on a tax incentive for the company for an unnamed investment in Monroe, in Warren County. The TCA does not offer details on potential .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2017

Amazon could be eyeing a presence in Monroe

Amazon could be eyeing some kind of a presence in Warren County. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority will vote Wednesday on a tax incentive for the company for an unnamed investment in Monroe, in Warren County. The TCA does not offer details on potential .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2017

Whole Foods shareholders vote today on Amazon takeover

Today's one of the biggest days in the history of Whole Foods Market Inc., a pioneer among natural and organic grocery stores, a trending-setting force in the consumer goods and agriculture ecosystems. Whole Foods shareholders are set to vote in the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2017

Big day for Whole Foods-Amazon merger

Wednesday is one of the biggest days in the history of Whole Foods Market Inc., a pioneer among natural and organic grocery stores, a trending-setting force in the consumer goods and agriculture ecosystems and Austin's largest public company. That.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2017

Big day nears for Whole Foods-Amazon merger

Wednesday is one of the biggest days in the history of Whole Foods Market Inc., a pioneer among natural and organic grocery stores, a trending-setting force in the consumer goods and agriculture ecosystems and Austin's largest public company. That.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2017

Big day is here for Whole Foods-Amazon merger

Wednesday is one of the biggest days in the history of Whole Foods Market Inc., a pioneer among natural and organic grocery stores, a trending-setting force in the consumer goods and agriculture ecosystems and Austin's largest public company. That.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2017

Wisconsin Governor Defends Foxconn Deal Amid Growing Concerns

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended Wednesday a $3 billion tax incentive package to lure Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group to the state, amid a growing chorus of concerns about the hefty bill to taxpayers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2017