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NYC mayor: Amazon in Queens is "mission critical"

As Amazon reconsiders its decision to base a second headquarters in Queens due to community pushback, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it's "mission critical" to complete the HQ2 deal with the e-tailer. The mayor's comments came just days after i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

What New Yorkers are saying about Amazon opting out of Queens

Some of the most prominent voices in New York had mixed reactions Thursday after Am…; announced it will . Here's who said what so far: Mayor Bill de Blasio's statement: “You have to be tough to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Working people want development: De Blasio rages at Amazon and protesters

A day after the deal to bring Amazon to Queens imploded, Mayor Bill de Blasio hurled bombs at both the e-commerce behemoth and its left-wing critics.The mayor vented his temper on the airwaves Friday... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Kohl"s CEO: Planet Fitness, Amazon partnerships are critical to right-sizing our stores

Kohl's plans to expand its kiosk and returns program with Amazon to 200 stores, while active and wellness has become 20% of its business, CEO Michelle Gass says......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyApr 10th, 2019

Kohl"s CEO: Partnerships are critical to right-sizing our stores

Kohl's plans to expand its kiosk and returns program with Amazon to 200 stores, while active and wellness has become 20% of its business, CEO Michelle Gass says......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 10th, 2019

De Blasio slams brakes on BQE reconstruction

Mayor Bill de Blasio did the unthinkable Wednesday: He made a U-turn on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Six months after endorsing his Department of Transportation's proposal to renovate a decrepit... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

Most and Least Tax Friendly States for Business

E-commerce giant Amazon announced in February it was withdrawing from its plan to build its second headquarters in New York City’s Long Island City. The planned addition of HQ-2 in the Queens........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 27th, 2019

Model N Has Happy Customers And Good Pipeline Momentum, Oppenheimer Says

Conversations with customers indicate Model N Inc’s (NYSE: MODN) products are “entrenched, difficult to replace, and considered mission-critical,” according to Oppenheimer. Latest Ratings for MODN DateFir.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 26th, 2019

"We shouldn"t be inviting bullies to our neighborhood": Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends her criticism of Amazon HQ2 in surprise Queens appearance (AMZN)

Getty/Lars Niki Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke out about criticism of the opposition she took to the deal New York struck for Amazon's HQ2. At a communit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2019

Northwestern Mutual among investors in $45M round for AI chatbot startup

Less than a year after raising more than $20 million, startup OJO Labs has added $45 million more to the bank. The company is on a mission to make artificial intelligence a critical part of the home-buying process......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2019

OJO Labs raises $45M to take real estate "chatbot" nationwide

Less than a year after raising more than $20 million, startup OJO Labs has added $45 million more to the bank. The company is on a mission to make artificial intelligence a critical part of the home-buying process......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

New York voters say losing Amazon was bad move: poll

New Yorkers agree that losing Amazon will hurt. Two-thirds of New York voters think it is bad for the state that Amazon will no longer build a second company headquarters in Queens, according to a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 19th, 2019

Two-Thirds of Voters Say Amazon Cancelling Queens HQ Bad for NY

A poll released Monday by Sienna College indicates that two-thirds of New York voters think that Amazon's cancellation of its announced plan for second headquarters in New York was bad for the state......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 18th, 2019

Ahead of Amazon vote, Briley announces pay raises for Metro employees

Mayor David Briley is guaranteeing Metro employees the cost-of-living wage increases that city officials were forced to repeal during last year's contentious budget discussions. Briley's office announced officials have secured the $18 million needed .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York

Most voters in New York think it was bad for the state when Amazon dropped plans to put a second headquarters in Queens and many think U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bears blame for the deal falling through, according to a new poll released Monday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 18th, 2019

Siena poll: Majority of voters say Amazon canceling Queens HQ2 plan was bad for New York

About two thirds of New York voters surveyed in a recent Siena College poll say Amazon's decision not to build a second headquarters in Queens was bad for the state – and the roughly same margin would support a new deal if Amazon reconsidered. Am.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

De Blasio hints Bezos affair may have impacted Amazon's decision to leave New York City

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted Jeff Bezos' divorce and affair may have influenced Amazon's decision to drop plans in New Yo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 15th, 2019

Billionaire says Amazon exit dampened his interest in moving hedge fund to NYC

Billionaire Ken Griffin said he’s less likely to move Citadel’s headquarters to New York City in the wake of Amazon's decision to abandon plans to expand into Queens. “Amazon opting out of New York... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019

Sustainable Competitive Advantages: Mission-Critical Products And Services

Sustainable Competitive Advantages: Mission-Critical Products And Services.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMar 13th, 2019

Critics were angry about Amazon"s $3 billion in tax breaks, but Hudson Yards gets more

Some New York taxpayers were upset when they discovered that Amazon was set to receive $3 billion in tax breaks to build its HQ2 in Queens, but they may also be incensed to learn that another local development, Hudson Yards, has received even more bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

City’s biggest lobbyist on what went wrong with Amazon

The daughter of an Orthodox rabbi who grew up in a mostly Catholic enclave in Queens, Suri Kasirer has spent a lifetime navigating New York City's dynamic social and political landscape. For more... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 12th, 2019