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Why Amazon's Canceled Move To New York Matters To Every City

oliverwymanforum.com – Just days after New York City was declared by one study to be the world's best home for tech companies (above San Francisco), Amazon canceled its plans to invest in a new tech hub in the Big Apple on February 14. The decision was made in reaction…

Why Amazon Is Moving To Make One-Day Prime Shipping The New Norm

Forbes – Andria Cheng – Amazon has just upped the ante again for the retail industry: the Seattle giant is moving fast to make its signature two-day free shipping eligible for its Prime members to one day. “Our goal is to evolve two-day free shipping to one-day…

Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves

Vox – Some of the biggest and most famous brands in America are making big bets on health care. The blue chips of Silicon Valley — Amazon, Apple, Google, Uber — have announced in the past few weeks they're interested in disrupting an…

Five Reasons Why Amazon Is Moving Into Bricks-And-Mortar Retail

Forbes – Anna Schaverien – Amazon is the world's largest e-commerce company. But in the past few years, the online store has begun to make its first steps into the world of bricks-and-mortar retail. The first physical bookstore, Amazon Books, launched in Seattle in 2015 and…

Amazon Could Acquire Toys 'R' Us. Here's Why It's a Brilliant Move

Inc – Robbie Abed – Toys 'R' Us made three big mistakes. The first mistake was in early 2000, when it signed a 10-year contract to be the exclusive vendor of toys on Amazon, instead of investing in its own e-commerce site. The second mistake was not testing out new…

Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves

Vox – Some of the biggest and most famous brands in America are making big bets on health care. The blue chips of Silicon Valley — Amazon, Apple, Google, Uber — have announced in the past few weeks they're interested in disrupting an…

Why Amazon is moving into finance, and what it means for advisers

InvestmentNews – Ryan W. Neal – The moment many have long speculated, and feared, is finally here - Amazon is entering the financial services world. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is in talks with large financial institutions including JP Morgan Chase to…

Amazon CTO: Why more companies are moving to the cloud

Yahoo – JP Mangalindan – Amazon is unfazed by President Donald Trump 's recent criticism of Amazon (AMZN), which is vying for a lucrative government contract, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels told Yahoo Finance. “We've had a long and great relationship with the White House…