Amazon’s surprise plan for HQ2 is a bold experiment | The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times| Sun Sep 10 23:06:51 EDT 2017
Amazon.com is about to test whether expertise delivering packages across a continent translates to skill in getting executives in far-flung cities to play nice together. The online retailer surprised the business world, and its Seattle hometown, on Thursday with the announcement that it would set up a second home base somewhere in North America, and staff the new campus with up to 50,000 employees. The new home, Amazon said, will be “a full equal” to Seattle, a second headquarters. Executives will have the choice of placing their groups in either city, or both. There’s little precedent for a company building two distinct, city-sized operations from the ground up and splitting the corporate b..

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CNBC| Thu Sep 07 05:00:12 EDT 2017
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Reuters| Wed Sep 06 20:06:27 EDT 2017
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Daily Breeze| Sun Sep 03 23:01:07 EDT 2017
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Daily Breeze| Sun Sep 03 23:01:08 EDT 2017
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Newser| Thu Sep 07 08:03:48 EDT 2017

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