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The real reason Amazon"s HQ2 will be near Washington, D.C.

If the history of corporate relocations teaches us anything, it's that CEOs often move their companies near their homes. After buying The Washington Post in 2013, Bezos bought the most expensive home in Washington, D.C., paying $23 million......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcSep 14th, 2018

There"s still only one real reason why people pay for Amazon Prime (AMZN)

AP/Scott Sady Amazon Prime members st.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 28th, 2018

Boston or D.C. ‘most likely to win’ Amazon’s HQ2, report finds

The Boston and Washington, D.C. metro areas are the “most likely candidates” to win Amazon.com Inc.’s proposed second headquarters, a study from New York-based The Conference Board concludes, based on real-time labor demand and advertised onlin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

A major real-estate fund is making a $10 million bet that Amazon will choose the Washington, DC area for its second headquarters

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

On the Heels of Amazon Killing a Seattle Head Tax, Paul Allen Gives $30 Million for a New Housing Complex

Half its units will be reserved for short-term and long-term occupancy by homeless families. In Seattle’s superheated real-estate climate, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the city’s governm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune13 hr. 6 min. ago

On the Heels of Amazon Killing Seattle Head Tax, Paul Allen Gives $30 Million for a New Housing Complex

Microsoft co-founder gives $30 million for new homeless/low-income housing complex after Amazon kills Seattle employee head tax. In Seattle’s superheated real-estate climate, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the city’s governm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune14 hr. 6 min. ago

Amazon expanding Northern Virginia distribution presence

Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to lease a new warehouse in Sterling’s Mercure Business Park to become part of its web of distribution centers, multiple sources tell the Washington Business Journal.  The 106,000-square-foot warehouse, slated for co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Amazon"s stock gains 0.2% premarket after shedding 3.2% on Monday

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2018

Zalando’s Real Problem Isn’t Sun. It’s Amazon

Reliance on third-party labels leaves it vulnerable to comparison shopping. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 18th, 2018

Could Columbus handle Amazon"s HQ2? A look at the housing and office impact

Columbus' bid for HQ2 has been a chance to look at how the city stacks up for big economic development deals. "This town rebounds well," one real estate veteran said. "It's why we're in the hunt.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2018

National Geographic: Paris to Pittsburgh

As the weather grows more deadly and destructive, Americans are demanding real solutions to climate change – and they aren’t waiting on Washington to act. Watch the full trailer for “Paris to Pittsburgh,” ou.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 15th, 2018

There"s a clever psychological reason why Amazon gave Alexa a female voice

methodshop .com/Flickr Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google Assistant all chose female voices for their perso.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2018

This week in Amazon-o-mania: It was all about Bezos and Washington DC or was it? - Dallas News

Dallas NewsThis week in Amazon-o-mania: It was all about Bezos and Washington DC or was it?Dallas NewsAmazon HQ2 speculation in week 53 was dominated by Jeff Bezos' appearance at the Economics C.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 15th, 2018

Jeff Bezos opens up about Amazon"s HQ2 search

Never had so many business leaders packed into the massive ballroom at the Washington Hilton on the off chance the tech leader and richest man alive said … something......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Jeff Bezos On Amazon, Media, Trump, World Domination And More At The Economic Club Of Washington

Thursday September 1.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 14th, 2018

Metro puts struggling Real hypermarket chain on the block

German retailer Metro AG plans to sell its struggling Real hypermarkets and is confident of interest in the chain, though bankers played down talk it might attract Amazon and a price tag of up to 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

Metro"s Real hypermarket sale triggers talk of Amazon interest

German retailer Metro AG plans to sell its struggling Real hypermarket chain, which some analysts say could fetch around 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) and attract interest from potential buyers including online giant Amazon ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

Jeff Bezos defends the press against Trump

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post, mounted a vigorous defense of press freedom in front of the Economic Club of Washington......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 14th, 2018

Greater Washington has waited for months. Here"s what Jeff Bezos finally had to say about HQ2.

Amazon.com’s second headquarters will be … decided by Dec. 31. That was the response the etailing giant's CEO and founder, Jeff Bezos, gave to fellow billionaire and The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ: CG) co-founder David Rubenstein when asked in an .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Jeff Bezos: President Trump's media criticism is 'dangerous'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gives a rare live interview on stage at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., with private equity executive David.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 13th, 2018

Jeff Bezos defends the press against Trump attacks

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who studiously avoids most political commentary, mounted a vigorous defense of press freedom before an audience of Washington D.C. glitterati on Thursday evening......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 13th, 2018