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Political Tensions Facing Amazon H2Q Finalists Emerge in New Jersey

The city of Newark has proposed a mix of existing and planned downtown properties, including Two Gateway Center (pictured above), for Amazon’s HQ2.The financial and political tension emerging as 20 .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 12th, 2018

Amazon"s Bezos: Big Businesses Should Not Be Vilified

Facing political backlash over Amazon’s growing market dominance, Jeff Bezos said that while big companies deserve to be scrutinized, politicians shouldn’t “vilify” them......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos: Big Businesses Should Be Scrutinized, Not Vilified - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAmazon's Jeff Bezos: Big Businesses Should Be Scrutinized, Not VilifiedWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Jeff Bezos, facing political backlash over Amazon.com Inc.&#.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 14th, 2018

Amazon PAC gave $1 million to candidates and campaigns in HQ2 states

Nearly two-thirds of Amazon's political spending went to recipients in the 16 states (and D.C.) with cities that are finalists for Amazon's second North American headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018

Amazon PAC gave $1M to candidates and campaigns in Texas, other HQ2 states

Nearly two-thirds of Amazon's political spending went to recipients in the 16 states (and D.C.) with cities that are finalists for Amazon's second North American headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018

Egypt"s Sisi Begins Second Term Facing Ire Over Prices

Working-class resentment and political tensions present tough challenges to Abdel Fattah Al Sisi as the Egyptian president starts his second term......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 2nd, 2018

Egypt"s Sisi Begins Second Term Facing Ire Over High Prices

Working-class resentment and political tensions present tough challenges to Abdel Fattah Al Sisi as the Egyptian president starts his second term......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 2nd, 2018

Egypt"s Sisi Begins Second Term Facing Public Anger Over High Prices

Working-class resentment and political tensions present tough challenges to Abdel Fattah Al Sisi as the Egyptian president starts his second term......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 2nd, 2018

Venezuela Frees Jailed Dissidents Under International Pressure

Venezuela’s authoritarian government, facing more and tougher international sanctions, freed 39 political prisoners Friday in a bid to ease tensions in the crisis-racked nation......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Egypt"s Sisi to Begin Second Term Facing Anger Over High Prices

Working-class resentment and political tensions present tough challenges to Abdel Fattah Al Sisi as the Egyptian president starts his second term......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Egypt"s Sisi to Begin Second Term Facing Anger Over Rising Prices

Working-class resentment and political tensions present tough challenges to Abdel Fattah Al Sisi as the Egyptian president starts his second term after a one-sided election......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Amazon just visited New Jersey — and the state is offering a $7 billion incentive to land HQ2

AP Earlier this year, Amazon chose 20 North American cities as finalists to receive its second headquarters, HQ2. Amazon officials have started making visits to the to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 13th, 2018

Consumer staples lead Wall Street rebound

U.S. stocks rose broadly on Friday, driven by the consumer staples sector which was helped by Procter & Gamble results, brushing aside growth risk concerns in Europe and political tensions in Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: reuters39 min. ago

Strong corporate earnings power rebound on Wall St

U.S. stocks rose broadly on Friday, as a raft of strong corporate earnings helped allay concerns over growth risks in Europe and political tensions in Saudi Arabia that drove a 1 percent drop a day earlier......»»

Category: topSource: reuters1 hr. 54 min. ago

Report: Amazon revisits Chicago, New York, Newark other finalists still in race for HQ2

Amazon reportedly has made fresh visits to some of the 20 finalists for its second headquarters, fueling speculation about whi.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday2 hr. 53 min. ago

Amazon Revisits Some Cities as HQ2 Decision Looms

Amazon executives have made a fresh round of visits to several of the 20 finalists for its $5 billion second-headquarters project, fueling added anticipation as it nears a decision in a process that has stretched over more than a year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj5 hr. 24 min. ago

Report: D.C. United in talks with Amazon, others for jersey sponsorship

D.C. United, buoyed by its new Audi Field and the club’s resurgent play with superstar Wayne Rooney in the fold, is in talks with some of the world’s largest corporations to be the Major League Soccer franchise’s next jersey sponsor, accordi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 39 min. ago

One political party is getting more love from Amazon workers than ever before

Workers at the online retailer are donating record amounts to politicians......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch21 hr. 24 min. ago

Accessing the headwinds facing Japan"s hospitality sector

Hisashi Furukawa of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors said geopolitical tensions won't have a 'major impact' on Japanese tourism in the long run......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcOct 18th, 2018

After backlash, Amazon to boost pay for longtime workers

Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse workers who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn't benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2018

China inserted surveillance chip in servers used by Amazon and Apple, report says

The allegations could further inflame trade tensions between the United States and its leading source of electronics components and products......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 4th, 2018