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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 dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant. Officials in Newark, New Jersey, one of the 18 finalists that Amazon... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

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

Watch out AOC: voters are mad at you

It’s likely too late to save the Amazon headquarters deal, but the politicians who led the fight against it may find themselves in deep political trouble as city and state officials now have a green... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2019

Amazon May End Up With Only One Headquarters — Its Current One

Protests and political maneuvering caused Amazon management to abandon one of its new headquarters locations. Now, there is a threat it will quit the other as well......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 16th, 2019

City’s biggest lobbyist on what went wrong with Amazon

The daughter of an Orthodox rabbi who grew up in a mostly Catholic enclave in Queens, Suri Kasirer has spent a lifetime navigating New York City's dynamic social and political landscape. For more... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 12th, 2019

AT&T Assembles a Media Team, Joining a Battle With Giants

The company’s two core businesses are both facing upheaval as tech companies like Amazon, Netflix, Apple, Google and Facebook have become dominant players in both entertainment and distribution......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 7th, 2019

Amazon"s Virginia HQ2 faces some New York-style pushback

Amazon could be facing a New York-style backlash in response to its plans for a massive second headquarters in Virginia......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2019

Emerging Markets Report: Investors see Brazil’s Bolsonaro facing key test on pension reforms as ‘political risk’ rises

Investors may soon recalibrate their optimism over Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, analysts say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 22nd, 2019

NYC developer: Ironically, many of protested Amazon perks are "on the books" for all newcomers

The political pressure that sunk Amazon's New York City deal was borne out of a lack of understanding of the benefits, says billionaire William Rudin......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 21st, 2019

New Details of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Health Venture Emerge in Court Testimony

The health-care joint venture is looking at how to redesign health insurance, among other efforts, according to newly unsealed court testimony from an executive at the health startup......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2019