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"This is a union town" — NYC councilman says Amazon"s HQ2 is "antithetical" to our values

New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer also says he is against Amazon's plans for HQ2 in Queens because of the company's stances on immigration control......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 11th, 2019

NYC Councilman Says Union Dispute Killed Amazon Deal, Not Subsidies

When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's blamed opponents of the Amazon tax incentive package for the company's decision to scrap its plans to .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon"s $325M project in small Alabama town faces delays

Amazon massive fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, is expected to create at least 1,500 jobs, but won't be opening as early as anticipated......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

HSBC introduces "Pepper" the robot to downtown Seattle branch

There’s a robot banker in town named Pepper. The creation of SoftBank Robotics America, "she" is at HSBC’s Seattle branch at 523 Union St. Debuting today, Pepper will serve as a greeter tasked with educating retail banking consumers on basic pro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Sunset Park councilman to Industry City: Delay rezoning or I"ll kill it

First Amazon, now Industry City? Sunset Park Councilman Carlos Menchaca told the owners of the evolving industrial campus to pull their application to rezone the sprawling property on the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 11th, 2019

Cuomo And Union Leaders Beg Bezos To Reconsider New York HQ2

Andrew Cuomo is begging Jeff Bezos to reconsider Amazon's decision to pull out of its plans for a New York City HQ2, according to the New York Times, wh.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 1st, 2019

New York Leaders Pen Open Letter Asking to Bring Amazon HQ2 Back to Queens

Some New York leaders still want Amazon to reconsider pulling HQ2 out of Long Island City. Some New York business owners, union leaders, and lawmakers are asking Amazon to reconsider pu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 1st, 2019

7 things to know today and Florida firm to relocate HQ to Lake Nona, official confirms

TGIF, Orlando! OK, so Orlando didn't get Amazon's sprawling second headquarters (the famed HQ2), but we are attracting new companies to town — namely, the corporate campus of a Florida firm that boasts 1,500 worldwide employees. Ocala-based home.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Amazon"s $100 million Schodack distribution center faces new legal challenge

Members of a neighborhood association in Schodack aren’t giving up the fight against a proposed 1 million-square-foot Amazon distribution center in the Rensselaer County town. The Birchwood Association filed a notice of appeal on Feb. 6 preserving.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Kills 25,000 Jobs in the Name of Socialism

Residents heard the Amazon news with dismay, having looked forward to the global operation’s move into town. “Think about all the infrastructure and tech jobs and construction jobs and all the support .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 15th, 2019

The Wrap: Amazon drops NYC, Kroger shutters its bakery, Ohio State"s growing plans and an Oprah-baked restaurant comes to town (Video)

In this edition of The Wrap, Editor Doug Buchanan and I talk about Amazon dumping New York City from its HQ2 list. So, does that mean Columbus is back in the running? Nope. We also talk about Ohio State's big ne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon distribution center in Schodack appears to be on track

Amazon.com Inc.'s decision to not build a headquarters in New York City doesn't appear to have any impact on a nearly $100 million distribution center planned for the Rensselaer County town of Schodack. People familiar with the proposed 1 million-squ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Western Union debuts new payment option for Amazon shoppers in the Philippines

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 12th, 2019

Want a job at Amazon? Here"s how to get one.

Early in Amazon.com Inc.’s rise from upstart online bookseller to trillion-dollar corporate leviathan, founder Jeff Bezos sketched out his company’s five core values. One read: “High bar for talent.” Bezos, as recounted by author Brad Stone i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

Where Tech Giants Are Getting Slapped Over Privacy

Strict new privacy rules that took effect in the European Union last May give regulators unprecedented powers to protect people from having their data misused by companies doing business there. Everyone from hotels and restaurants to Amazon.com Inc.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 8th, 2019

Italy"s Salvini Visits Poland To Discuss "Eurosceptic Alliance"

As an increasingly overbearing European Union tries to force its agenda and values on .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 10th, 2019

"We are not robots": Amazon warehouse employees push to unionize

Workers announced launch of union push in response to working conditions as company says it does not recognize allegations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 6th, 2019

"We are not robots": Amazon warehouse employees push to unionize

Workers announced launch of union push in response to working conditions as company says it does not recognize allegations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 6th, 2019

A workers" union skewered Amazon"s labour practices with a whack-a-mole game about working at a warehouse over Christmas

GMB A British union has highlighted working condit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 23rd, 2018

Amazon unveils second S.F. Go store in Union Square

Tourists can now "just walk out" of Amazon's second Go store in the city, which opened just eight blocks away from its first......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2018

German trade union calls for strike at two Amazon warehouses, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallDec 17th, 2018