Emanuel: Subsidies Part Of Reason Amazon Skipped ChicagoAmazon announced Tuesday it will divide its second North American headquarters between Crystal City, Virginia and the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel On The Amazon HQ2 Decision“You can't win if you don't compete,” Emanuel said. “And you're not guaranteed, just because you compete, you're going to win.”
Alexa: Apologize For Not Picking Chicago For Amazon’s HQ2“Hello Chicago, sorry about the HQ2 rejection, but if it’s any consolation, you were the second city we chose," Alexa says. "Get it? It’s funny because one of your nicknames is the 'Second City.”'
Amazon Chooses New York And Northern Virginia Over Chicago For HQ2Amazon has chosen New York City and Northern Virginia to share its $5 billion HQ2, dashing Chicago's hopes of luring tens of thousands of jobs and cementing the city's status as a leading tech hub.
Everything We Know About Amazon's HQ2 SearchAmazon announced a list of 20 finalists for HQ2 in January, including Atlanta, Austin, Boston and Chicago.
Amazon Offers Free Shipping For The Holiday SeasonAmazon is helping online holiday shoppers with a new limited time deal.
Retailers Ramping Up Hiring For Holiday Shopping SeasonWith high temperatures hovering in the 80s, it might be hard to think about Christmas, but that’s exactly what retailers are doing as they get ready for the holiday shopping season.
Retailers Struggling to Fill VacanciesBecause of the weak economy, retailers are competing with each other to fill their positions.
Amazon Announces $15 Minimum Wage For All U.S. EmployeesAmazon is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all U.S. employees. The change takes effect November 1 and applies to full-time, part-time and temporary workers.
Amazon Selection Team Takes Another Look At Potential South Loop Site For HQ2Last month, Mayor Rahm Emanuel led Amazon’s selection team on another visit to a South Loop site along the Chicago River, known as The 78.
Inside Amazon's New Store That Only Sells Its Highest-Rated StuffThe first Go store opened in January, and Amazon has expanded to Chicago. The Go store features no checkouts or lines.
Amazon Pushes Whole Foods Grocery Delivery To New CitiesAmazon is expanding delivery to its Prime members in Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa, Florida, Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Omaha, St. Louis, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Bezos: If Trump Welcomed Media Scrutiny, 'That Would Be So Secure And Confident'Bezos said he and Marty Baron, the Post's editor, remind journalists that despite the commander-in-chief's attacks on the media, the paper isn't at war with the Trump administration.
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Create $2 billion Fund To Fight HomelessnessEarlier this month, Bezos and his wife donated $10 million to With Honor, a nonpartisan organization and super PAC looking to boost the number of veterans in politics.
Amazon Will Sell And Deliver Live Christmas Trees This YearAn Amazon spokesperson said that some of trees will be eligible for Prime shipping, meaning members of its $119-yearly subscription program will get two-day shipping.