Tag: Amazon

Thank You, Jeff Bezos: Why Amazon’s HQ2 Hunt Was Great For...

CEOs should follow the trail laid down by Amazon—the hundreds of locales around the nation that may not be right for HQ2 (or even an HQ for you), but would be a great place for a satellite office or expansion site.

Sonnenfeld: Amazon’s Sweetheart HQ Incentive Deals Are ‘Outrageous’

Will the HQ2 deals from New York and Virginia make sense for the locations in the long-term, considering the big incentives Amazon will receive?

What It Means When Amazon Looks Past ‘Flyover Country’

Amazon selected a pair “second headquarters” in New York City and Northern Virginia. It's a case of the tech rich getting richer and Flyover Country continuing to have to bootstrap its way to digital relevance.

21 Amazing Lessons From Amazon And CEO Jeff Bezos

Chief Executive editor-at-large Jeff Cunningham takes a deep dive into Jeff Bezos' annual letters to shareholders, and unearthed some keys to Amazon's unbelievable success.

Envista CEO Opines On Traditional Retailers vs. Amazon

Jim Barnes, CEO of Envista, built the supply chain consulting and e-commerce services company from the ground up with his partner. He’s using his years of experience to help traditional retailers compete against Amazon.

In Washington, Bezos Talks Space, Scheduling And The Importance Of Good...

Highlights from a recent speech by Jeff Bezos at an event hosted The Economic Club of Washington DC. In the speech, Bezos hit on a variety of topics, including telling the audience that he’d soon announce the location of Amazon’s second headquarters.

Jeff Bezos On Innovation: Five Big Takeaways

A recent interview shares insights into how Jeff Bezos thinks about strategy and innovation, and structures his personal activities and those of the company to get done what he wants to get done. Here are five useful takeaways.

ZappRx CEO Says Healthcare Needs More Innovation

Zoë Barry, 32-year-old CEO of ZappRX, is going after a $300 billion market that she says “floats on the back of fax machines.” She speaks with Chief Executive about Amazon’s foray into healthcare, the industry’s innovation problem and the challenges of being a young CEO.

Bezos Starts The Online Drug War

Wall Street’s reaction to Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack, a small New Hampshire-based online drug retailer, sent a signal to the healthcare world that everything is different now.

Why Jeff Bezos Is Holding Back Response To Trump’s Attacks

In recent weeks, President Donald Trump has publicly criticized Amazon more than five times over tax issues and his ownership of the Washington Post. The curious thing is why Bezos is so restrained.
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CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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