How Amazon scrapped its plans for a New York headquarters | Reuters


Abruptly scuttling its Big Apple plans blindsided Amazon’s allies and opponents alike.

The company said the decision came together only in the last 48 hours, made by its senior leadership team and Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, chief executive and the richest person in the world.

Yet by some measures the decision was months in the making, as community opposition signaled to the company that it was not entirely welcome.

Source: How Amazon scrapped its plans for a New York headquarters | Reuters

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