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The Kansas City mayor is positively reviewing Amazon products to promote his city for the new Amazon HQ

The Kansas City mayor is positively reviewing Amazon products to promote his city for the new Amazon HQ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 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

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

Kansas City’s Mayor Reviewed 1,000 Products on Amazon to Promote His HQ2 Bid

There's even an unboxing video. Game on. After Amazon announced it was plann.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 12th, 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. 57 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. 12 min. ago

Red states, blue states: Which have a better chance of landing Amazon's HQ2? - Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarRed states, blue states: Which have a better chance of landing Amazon's HQ2?Kansas City StarIn Kansas, conservative tax policies have beset the state with budget woes and education financing that state courts consistently say is .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 7th, 2017

Jacksonville will attempt to land Amazon"s HQ2

Mayor Lenny Curry announced Friday that the city of Jacksonville will submit a proposal in an attempt to land Amazon's second headquarters, a city spokeswoman said Mayor Office Spokeswoman Marsha Oliver confirmed the city would seek to land the second.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2017

Frisco readying bids for 6 sites with ability to land Amazon"s HQ2

Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney and other city officials are putting together a city bid for Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), with six potential development sites along the Dallas North Tollway. The city is responding to a request-for-proposal issued by Se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2017

San Jose mayor talks Amazon HQ2, subsidies and the key for the city"s economic growth

San Jose, the 10th largest city in the country, has the capacity to be home Amazon's second headquarters. But it's not rolling out the red carpet for the ecommerce giant......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2017

Harrell orders Seattle to bid for Amazon"s second headquarters – but not with him as mayor

Harrell also signed an executive order opposing the King County youth detention center and an order aimed at targeting "filthy" areas of the city for quick clean-ups​......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

New York City slams "suburban office parks" in the $5 billion battle for Amazon"s new headquarters

Sarah JacobsNew York won't be left behind if it has anything to say about it. Alicia Glen, the city’s deputy mayor in charge of economic devlopment, told Bloomberg that the New York diversity of the city's econmoy an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2017

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Wants Amazon, Despite Past Failures

The mayor of Boston voiced his excitement about bringing Amazon to the city, and denied that previous bid failures for the Olympics and the IndyCar race were relevant......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 13th, 2017

Does Greensboro have a shot at Amazon"s $5B second HQ?

Greensboro has joined the growing list of cities that want to be the new home for Amazon's proposed $5 billion second headquarters that could employ up to 50,000 people. On Thursday, Mayor Nancy Vaughn confirmed to Fox8 that the city had made its ap.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 8th, 2017

Mayor Walsh: Boston could ‘absolutely’ handle an Amazon headquarters

“If Amazon wants an East Coast headquarters I don’t see any city better in America than Boston, Massachusetts,” said Mayor Martin Walsh......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2017

Chicago officials have their eye on Amazon"s second HQ

In breaking but not shocking news, Chicago plans to apply for Amazon’s newly announced second headquarters. The City of Chicago will submit a proposal to be the home for Amazon’s “HQ2,” Grant Klinzman, economic development secretary for Mayor Rah.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2017

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Much as 43% on First Day - Bloomberg

Kansas City StarAmazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Much as 43% on First DayBloombergAmazon.com Inc. spent its first day as t.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 28th, 2017

Amazon, Brazilian Mayor Face Off in Sao Paulo Graffiti Debate

Joao Doria has challenged the online retailer to donate books to city schools. Amazon has dived into a spir.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 28th, 2017

If Wal-Mart wants to beat Amazon, it needs to follow this playbook - CNBC

CNBCIf Wal-Mart wants to beat Amazon, it needs to follow this playbookCNBCAn employee assembles customer orders at the Jet.com Inc. fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Kansas City, Kan. Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon has pledged to make the bricks-and-morta.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 11th, 2016

City proposes connecting Blue, Red lines to woo Amazon

To date, the long-sought link has received little to no support from Gov. Charlie Baker and his predecessors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 42 min. ago

These are the local tech leaders that want Amazon in Boston

The city collected some of the biggest names in Boston tech to argue that Amazon should build its second headquarters here. This is what they said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 42 min. ago