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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

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

KC mayor: The state of the city is violent

In what was billed as an unofficial state of the city address, Kansas City Mayor Sly James didn’t talk budget, but a more grim set of numbers. James noted in his speech Sunday that 149 people were murdered in Kansas City last year, KSHB reports.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals16 hr. 55 min. ago

Amazon"s real estate chief on the top priorities in picking HQ2 city

John Schoettler's comments Thursday at a Business Journal event in Seattle form a picture of an urban campus like its original headquarters in downtown Seattle and South Lake Union......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2018

The most surprising city on Amazon’s HQ2 short list (and it actually has a chance)

Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is out with its 20 contenders for its $5 billion second headquarters. Denver made the cut, to the surprise of almost no one in Denver. And so did Indianapolis. Not Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Houston, Minneapolis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 20th, 2018

Central Florida leaders "Obviously disappointed" region didn"t make the cut for Amazon HQ2

The City Beautiful didn't win over e-commerce giant Amazon enough to land on its top 20 shortlist of city's vying for its second headquarters. When Amazon.com (AMZN) Inc.'s decision to narrow the field to 20 cities was revealed on Jan. 18, Central F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Apple won"t follow Amazon"s approach for new campus

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) wants to create a new corporate campus that will house thousands of employees, but it won't follow Amazon's highly public approach to finding a city to host its second outpost. According to Reuters, Apple won't hold a bidd.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Amazon"s 2nd HQ: Does a Lack of LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws Put These States at a Disadvantage?

Amazon has been a big proponent for the LGBT community, and said they’re looking for a city that is a “cultural fit” to the company......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 19th, 2018

The top cities competing for Amazon"s $5 billion headquarters may not be considering one critical factor

Reuters This week, Amazon announced 20 city finalists in the bid to become home to the company's second headquarters, HQ2. The top contenders should be d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2018

If Amazon doesn"t choose your city for HQ2, don"t worry — you can do any of these well-paying Amazon jobs from home

OKcamera/Shutterstock • Amazon released its short list of the 20 cities that might be the site .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2018

How Amazon’s HQ2 Finalist List Shook Up the Crowd’s Views of the Eventual Winner

Betting odds change after the field is winnowed. Amazon released a list of the 20 city finalists for the location of its future second headquarters, known as HQ2, this week. And though.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 19th, 2018

Betting site gives Boston best odds to land Amazon"s $5B HQ2

Boston now has the best odds of any city in North America to secure Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, at least according to betting site Paddy Power. Boston's odds of getting the tech giant's second headquarters are now 3-to-1, better than l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018