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Will Amazon"s effort to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Will Amazon"s effort to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities? - Washington Post

Washington PostWill Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?Washington PostSEATTLE — A tax on large companies such as Amazon that was meant to f.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 13th, 2018

Will Seattle"s "Amazon Tax" Spark Copycat Proposals Aimed at Silicon Valley"s Biggest Firms?

Inspired by Seattle's controversial effort to levy a 'head tax' on its largest employers, the Silicon Valley cities of Cupertino, home to Apple's new spacehip complex, and Mountain View, the location o.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 8th, 2018

Rejected by Amazon, cities ponder next steps - Seattle Times

Seattle TimesRejected by Amazon, cities ponder next stepsSeattle TimesThe 236 bridesmaid cities that failed to capture Amazon's eye are facing renewed insecurities about their ability to compete for the so-call.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 16th, 2018

Dear HQ2 Cities: Here's How to Deal With Amazon. Love, Seattle. - HuffPost

HuffPostDear HQ2 Cities: Here's How to Deal With Amazon. Love, Seattle.HuffPostLike most Seattleites, .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 16th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 cities could see Seattle's growing pains

Amazon HQ2 cities on the East Coast could see strains on housing, transit and even more jobs beyond Amazon's hiring spree - at least that has been the experience Seattle had (Nov. 13)     &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 14th, 2018

Was it a bluff? Amazon shows no signs of Rainier Square tower sublease effort

After announcing two smaller-than-expected HQ2 sites, Amazon has not said whether it might walk away from 722,000 square feet of office space under construction in downtown Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Amazon ‘HQ2’ will boost house prices in chosen cities, but not like in Seattle

The online retail giant is reportedly in late-stage discussions with Crystal City, Va. and Long Island City, N.Y......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Amazon ‘HQ2’ will boost house prices in chosen cities, but not like Seattle

The online retail giant is reportedly in late-stage discussions with Crystal City, Va. and Long Island City, N.Y......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2018

Here"s what Long Island City has to offer Amazon HQ2

North American cities have been jockeying to win Amazon's HQ2 for more than a year. Amazon compiled a top-20 list (see graphic below), and since then the Seattle-based e-commerce giant sifted through tons of data. Turns out, there could very well.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Amazon revisits some bigger cities as HQ2 decision nears

Amazon.com Inc. executives are putting boots on the ground in some major U.S. cities. That's because the Seattle-based e-commerce giant is narrowing the list of finalists for its $5 billion second-headquarters project. The news indicates that the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2018

Amazon revisits three cities as HQ2 decision nears

Amazon.com Inc. executives are putting boots on the ground in some major U.S. cities. That's because the Seattle-based e-commerce giant is narrowing the list of finalists for its $5 billion second-headquarters project. The news indicates that the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2018

Amazon launches one-hour Whole Foods delivery in Memphis

With the addition of Memphis and several other cities, including Seattle and Nashville, Amazon now offers Whole Foods Delivery through Prime Now......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2018

Amazon bringing checkout-free Amazon Go stores to more cities

Amazon confirmed its East Coast plans after opening two more Amazon Go stores in Seattle and as it prepares to launch stores in San Francisco and Chicago......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2018

Amazon to launch Whole Foods delivery through Prime Now in Houston, 3 other cities

Seattle-based retail giant Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is expanding another Prime perk to Houston. Beginning June 26, Prime members in Houston will be able to order groceries and other items from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now and have t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018

How Amazon helped kill a Seattle tax on business

A levy on big companies to fund affordable housing awakened the ire of corporations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 16th, 2018

Seattle may now kill the "Amazon tax" it just passed

Seattle's controversial new "Amazon tax" on employers passed just a month ago, but it could be repealed this week......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 12th, 2018

Under pressure from Amazon and Starbucks, Seattle City Council meets to consider repeal of head tax

Businesses persuade the City Council to meet Tuesday in an effort to reverse course on the tax on large employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Amazon"s Whole Foods grocery delivery service, Prime Now, comes to Philadelphia

Whole Foods shoppers in Philadelphia can now have their groceries delivered in two hours or less, for free. Parent company Seattle-based Amazon announced Tuesday its Prime Now delivery service is available in Philadelphia, and several more cities ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle may pull ‘head tax’ after Amazon, Starbucks cry foul

The repeal effort is underway despite the tax’s unanimous passage on May 14......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 11th, 2018