Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos started the popular shopping site 23 years ago in Seattle, Washington. After all of these years, Amazon is still based out of Seattle, but the company’s continual growth has made it necessary to branch out. The original headquarters location will remain in Seattle, and the search is currently on for a second headquarters in North America.
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Jeff Bezos became one of the richest people in the world thanks to an online book retailer he founded and ran, at first, out of his garage in Seattle. As the endeavor grew into the all-mighty shopping site Amazon.com, so did Bezos’s...
“I want us to stay in Seattle,” Jeff Bezos once said. Last week, Amazon said it needed a second headquarters, in a city that’s “excited to work with us.” “I want us to stay in Seattle,” said Jeff Bezos. Read Full Story
Amazon on Thursday announced plans for HQ2, a second headquarters to be built in North America as "a full equal to our Seattle headquarters," said Jeff Bezos in a statement. The company has invited interested host cities to submit a...
Amazon set off a bidding race among cities in North America last week when it announced plans to build a second headquarters. Would-be hosts might look to the Chinese city of Wuhan for tips.