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Description: Amazon said on Thursday that it was searching for a second headquarters in North America, a huge new development that would cost as much as $5 billion to build and run, and would house as many as 50,000 employees.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Sep 07, 2017

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/technology/amazon-headquarters-north-america.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

Questions for discussion:

  • What criteria has Amazon set for its new location?
  • What is the economic value to other businesses located in the chosen city?
  • Do you think that operating from two headquarters will pose any problems for Amazon management?

 

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