Amazon has rejected the 21-foot saguaro cactus that southern Arizona economic leaders planned to send as a gift to CEO Jeff Bezos, in a bid to attract the company's second headquarters. "Unfortunately we can't accept gifts (even really cool ones)," an Amazon tweet read. Amazon says it is instead donating...
It's been nearly two weeks since Amazon announced that it's looking for the perfect place to build its second American headquarters and in that time, there's been a frenzy of cities hoping to catch Jeff Bezos' eye so he can choo-choo-choose...Show More Summary
We've recently found ourselves frequently noting a rather bizarre new trend in which the mainstream media and liberal Washington D.C. establishment has turned its back on the Silicon Valley elites. Just last week, even Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary
Rahm has all his media pets pushing for Amazon to locate their new "HQ2" here in the Windy City. The Sun Times actually ran an editorial that we laughed at. Chicago is Jeff Bezos’ kind of town, though he may not yet know it.Our city was founded on a swamp by entrepreneurs every bit as audacious as Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com. Show More Summary
The Post's union thinks so.
Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he will personally lobby Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to locate the retailer's new headquarters in the state. Hogan said Friday that he met with … Click to Continue »
In planning Amazon’s second headquarters, CEO Jeff Bezos faces a new challenge: how to maintain the online retail giant’s carefully cultivated culture when he can’t be in two places at once.
Ten months after the election and Jeff Bezos is still making in-kind contributions to the Hillary Clinton campaign. Last year, he was directing the Washington Post to promote Clinton over her opponent, no matter the cost to the paper’s identity or credibility. Now, he is having Amazon pull bad reviews of Clinton’s book off the […]
When Apple and Amazon talk about making shows, there's one title that keeps coming up. "The mandate from [Amazon CEO] Jeff Bezos is clear: Bring me 'Game of Thrones.'" Roy Price, Amazon's head of Prime video global content and Amazon...Show More Summary
Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry has written a letter to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos extolling the virtues of the city for the retail giant's second headquarters.
CAN DC SWALLOW AMAZON? Last week, Amazon announced that it was looking for a site for a new headquarters. Cue a dating contest to rival “The Bachelor,” as adoring cities figuratively hurled themselves at the feet of CEO Jeff Bezos, lauding their own best features and squealing how excited they were by the thought of […]
“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
Last week, Amazon announced that it will solicit bids from North American cities to be home to the company’s second headquarters, expecting to eventually house as many as 50,000 employees in this location. But as U.S. cities scramble...Show More Summary
By Natalie Mokry The most recent decade of television has proven that audiences are unpredictable and a big hit does not happen overnight. The article If Jeff Bezos Wants the Next ‘Game of Thrones’ He is Going to Have to Search Far and Wide appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has ordered a major TV strategy overhaul at Amazon Studios, according to Variety. Over the past few days, two shows related to F. Scott Fitzgerald — “The Last Tycoon” and “Z: The Beginning of Everything” — abruptly got the ax. Show More Summary
Curious what the impact was of those dramatic price cuts by Amazon at Whole Foods two weeks ago? We now have the answer. As a reminder, at the end of August, just as the Amazon purchase of Whole Foods closed, Jeff Bezos slashed prices at his newest retail acquisition by up to 43%. Show More Summary
“The mandate from Jeff Bezos is clear: Bring me ‘Game of Thrones.’ That’s the word that has the creative community buzzing this week about a major strategy shift underway for Amazon Studios’ original series efforts,” write two of the best reporters...
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A strategy overhaul is underway at Amazon Studios, and it comes all the way from top brass including CEO Jeff Bezos, according to a new report from Variety. This week, Amazon unexpectedly killed the second season of “Z: The Beginning...Show More Summary
Super Bowl-winning QB Russell Wilson assembled an All-Pro team of backers for TraceMe with famed company founders Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Chad Hurley (YouTube), Joseph Tsai (Alibaba) and Kenny Dichter (Wheels Up) among angel investors.