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E-commerce drives city warehouse boom

The New York attorney general’s office dropped its claim that Exxon Mobil Corp. about how it accounts for the financial risks of climate change, significantly diminishing the state’s case in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

FedEx to hire 500 in Grove City to keep up with demand

FedEx Ground is staffing up its Grove City warehouse as the package delivery company handles added demand. The company says it is hiring 500 – many of them package handlers to help it sort and process packages. Like other major e-commerce companies, th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

E-commerce has city"s warehouse market booming as retail slows: report

As , warehouse space is booming in the five boroughs.  Sales volume for industrial buildings is already up 145% from this time in 2016, with total sales expected to reach $2.4 billion this year... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Amazon to hire for 1,500 jobs in upcoming $200M facility

The next regional warehouse for e-commerce giant Amazon will bring more than 1,500 jobs to the Queen City — the largest economic development project by number of jobs for Charlotte so far this year. Project Quattro, confirmed as Amazon.com's (NAS.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

Amazon to hire for more than 1,500 jobs in upcoming $200M facility

The next regional warehouse for e-commerce giant Amazon will bring more than 1,500 jobs to the Queen City — the largest economic development project so far this year by number of jobs for Charlotte. Project Quattro, confirmed as Amazon.com's (NAS.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

JLL to lease first ground-up e-commerce warehouse

JLL has been tapped to lease New York City’s first ground-up e-commerce warehouses now rising in Brooklyn. Two full city blocks are being transformed into nearly 200,000 s/.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 15th, 2018

Employees at Amazon"s new NYC warehouse launch union push

A committee of employees at Amazon’s recently opened Staten Island fulfillment center is going public with a unionization campaign, a fresh challenge to the e-commerce giant in a city where it plans to build a major new campus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2018

Employees at Amazon"s new warehouse launch unionization push

A committee of employees at Amazon’s recently opened Staten Island fulfillment center is going public with a unionization campaign, a fresh challenge to the e-commerce giant in a city where it plans... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Year in Review 2018: Industrial leasing keeps rolling amid e-commerce boom

A massive new Amazon.com distribution hub at Sparrows Point. A proposed new warehouse complex in Jessup. Plans in motion for a 52-acre industrial development in White Marsh where an outlet mall was once envisioned. All are but some of the activity .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 26th, 2018

E-commerce Drives Multi-Pronged Expansion At UPS Airlines

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Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 27th, 2020

More than dozen local cities team up for ‘North Texas Innovation Alliance’ in smart city effort

Dallas-area leaders have come together to make the region a little smarter. Cities, chambers of commerce and others – more than 20 in all – have formed the North Texas Innovation Alliance, according to a statement on Tuesday. It’s a n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2020

Warehouse fire devastates San Francisco"s fishing industry

A huge fire that tore through a warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf has destroyed fishing gear used to deliver about two-thirds of the city's fresh seafood......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 25th, 2020

A study found that tech workers could flee dense San Francisco for suburban-like San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley amid remote working boom

Katie Canales/Business Insider Some surveys suggest there may be an exodus of tech workers from the San Francisco Bay Area due to the COVID-19 pandemic. City-dwellers may relocate to less dense and more affordable locales as work from hom.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2020

Amazon expects to extend France warehouse closures to May 18

Amazon plans to extend until May 18 the closure of its six French warehouses, which have been closed since April 16 after court rulings ordering the U.S. e-commerce giant to restrict deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 13th, 2020

Amazon workers say they have to jam onto buses to get to the company"s Staten Island warehouse

Pascal Rossignol/File Photo via Reuters Workers at Amazon's Staten Island warehouse say they have to pack themselves on to city buses in order to get to work. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 30th, 2020

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin’s Boom Roils Markets and a16z Makes a Long-term Play

While FOMO drives up bitcoin's price and derivatives market, Telegram announces another delay and Andreessen Horowitz raises a $515 million fund......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 30th, 2020

3 E-Commerce ETFs For The Online Shopping Boom

Prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus, consumers were already gravitating to online shopping, leaving many brick-and-mortar retailers at risk. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 27th, 2020

Amazon surges to record highs as the coronavirus crisis drives an online spending spree (AMZN)

Lindsey Wasson/Reuters Amazon shares leaped to record highs on Tuesday as the firm profits on greater demand for online shopping. The e-commerce titan traded as much as 4.6% higher in the s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2020

Amazon fires two employees critical of warehouse working conditions

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it terminated two employees, who criticized the working conditions at the e-commerce giant's warehouses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, for "repeatedly violating internal policies"......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 14th, 2020

Amazon fires two tech workers who criticized the company’s warehouse workplace conditions

The two terminated workers had been outspoken critics of the e-commerce giant's climate policies and were previously warned about making public comments about the company's business......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 14th, 2020

Telco shares are surprise losers as lockdown drives internet boom

As lockdowns worldwide drive a surge in internet use, boosting online sales for businesses as varied as gaming and food delivery, the stocks of internet providers are an unlikely laggard on global markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 13th, 2020