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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

Mixed-use development to add apartments near Union Market

TOWN SQUARE | The site, located one block east of the NoMa-Gallaudet Metro station, includes the former National Capital Press Building......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2019

The last of the Blockbusters

With the sweeping success of streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime, video rental stores have taken a hit. But in the town of Bend, Oregon, the world's last remaining Blockbuster is still doing well. Matt Larotonda reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 4th, 2019

The last of the Blockbusters

With the sweeping success of streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime, video rental stores have taken a hit. But in the town of Bend, Oregon, the world's last remaining Blockbuster is still doing well. Matt Larotonda reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 4th, 2019

Danish fishing communities fear Brexit could sink them

In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly dependent on will be out of reach when Britain leaves the European Union. Edward Baran reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 30th, 2019

Labor union raises concern over Amazon’s move to one-day shipping

Amazon.com Inc.’s move toward one-day free shipping may be good news for Prime subscribers, but not necessarily for those who work in Amazon’s warehouses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 29th, 2019

Labor union raises concern over Amazon’s move to one-day shipping

Amazon.com Inc.’s move toward one-day free shipping may be good news for Prime subscribers, but not necessarily for those who work in Amazon’s warehouses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 28th, 2019

Amazon"s 1-day shipping plan sparks a standoff with union

Amazon wants to turn its famous two-day delivery into just one-day on most Prime orders. But can warehouse workers handle it?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 28th, 2019

Amazon"s 1-day shipping plan sparks a standoff with union

Amazon wants to turn its famous two-day delivery into just one-day on most Prime orders. But can warehouse workers handle it?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 28th, 2019

In South Korea"s struggling Kia Town, "bad jobs" better than no jobs

Park Byung-kyu once led Kia Motor's union in the city of Gwangju, fighting for labor protections against the powerful, family-run chaebol that dominated the economy during South Korea's rapid industrialization......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2019

Jeff Bezos and Amazon Propose Space-Based Internet Service to Compete With SpaceX and OneWeb

It could get pretty crowded up there. Amazon CEOJeff Bezos is joining the Internet space race. Last month, Amazon filed with the International Telecommunications Union for permission to put 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit so it could offer .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 4th, 2019

Amazon-walkable penthouse unit in Crystal City in Virginia lists for $2 million

TOWN SQUARE | The views from the balcony and the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living and dining areas include the Washington Monument and Washington Reagan National Airport......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 3rd, 2019

Amazon-walkable penthouse unit in Crystal City, Va., lists for $2 million

TOWN SQUARE | The views from the balcony and the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living and dining areas include the Washington Monument and Washington Reagan National Airport......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 2nd, 2019

Amazon at odds with union in Staten Island warehouse

Manhattan homes that sold in February sat on the market for the longest stretch since 2012, a sign that sellers aren’t dropping prices enough to reach buyers, an analysis by StreetEasy... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 24th, 2019

Top E-Commerce Stocks to Buy in 2019

When it comes to e-commerce winners, Amazon's not the only game in town......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 23rd, 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