NetChoice, an e-commerce trade group whose members include Facebook and Google, pushed back against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D., Mass.) new policy proposal for the breaking-up of American tech companies like Amazon.
Last week the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon was planning to get into the grocery business. But wait, isn’t Amazon already in that business? In September 2017, it acquired Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Organic food stores, however, are just a segment of the cut-throat supermarket industry.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D., N.Y.) has been privately working behind the scenes in an attempt to get Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to rethink his decision to pull out of its HQ2 plans in New York.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., NY) Friday over her opposition to Amazon opening a headquarters in the city.
Amazon banned the sale of a gun book on Wednesday night for an unexplained violation of the company’s rules.
Local lawmakers in Seattle are poised to repeal a new tax on big businesses after receiving major pushback from local businesses like Starbucks and Amazon.