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  2. The New York Times is reporting that Amazon is pulling out of New York. Amazon does not plan to find a new location to replace the New York City campus, opting to only stay in Virginia, which is a bit of a win for DC. Thoughts? amazon to Tuesday, February ...

    98 comments6 May 2020 -

  3. Do you guys read hardcopies still or more on iPad/Kindle? Good article in the FT: Ten years ago, as Jeff Bezos launched the Kindle ereader in New York, he declared that "the book is so highly evolved and so suited to its task that it's very hard ...

    65 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. Call me crazy, but the amount of disruption that Amazon has caused in global business leads me to believe that Bezos has now taken over the "innovator" throne with the passing of Steve Jobs. Amazon has announced its intentions to delivery packag ...

    72 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. Hi WSO! Since the Amazon/Whole Foods acquisition seems to be the "hot topic of the day", I figured I'd help pay back the community for all the guidance and advice I've received from this forum over the many years. I am one of the emplo ...

    43 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. Let's Talk About Amazon

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    With the news of Jeff Bezos passing Bill Gates for richest person, I wanted to start a discussion about Amazon. Amazon is a stock I've always struggled with. I'm an older millenial, so my finance career didn't start in earnest until the fin ...

    79 comments23 Aug 2018 -

  7. It looks like the free ride might be coming to an end. President Obama enthusiastically endorsed legislation that would introduce an Internet sales tax, perhaps even by year end. Obviously the bill has massive support from brick-and-mortar retailers who c ...

    61 comments23 Apr 2013 -

  8. Amazon is a just retail/tech company, right? According to this article, it looks like finance is the next stop for Amazon: Amazon.com Inc. AMZN is in talks with big banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. about building a checking-account-like product th ...

    23 comments8 Mar 2018 -

  9. You know you're at the top of your game as a corporation when you can offer your employees thousands of dollars to quit and you still have a workforce a week later. But that's just what Amazon is doing: they're offering warehouse employees ...

    38 comments20 Apr 2014 -

  10. With the big news that Amazon is acquiring Whole Foods, this article regarding their latest patent is getting no love. The patent titled "Physical store online shopping control", is quite an interesting one that got approved. It general it; deta ...

    19 comments23 Jun 2017 -

  11. I want to run an idea past you guys to see what you think. We've seen some pretty flabbergasting moves so far this earnings season, especially on Friday with GOOG (disclosure: I'm long) closing up $122 a share and CMG (which I don't own, sa ...

    24 comments21 Oct 2013 -

  12. Great video: Galloway: Amazon Will Be Broken Up predicting that Amazon will be a $1trn company by 2020E, at which point it will be broken up. Thoughts? amazon to Friday, July 21, 2017- 10:55am Salary ...

    15 comments21 Jul 2017 -

  13. Tech analysts have pontificated on the possibility of a Facebook phone for years and it seems that their wildest wet dreams (or nightmares) may finally be coming true. The New York Times reported that Facebook has been hiring former Apple engineers who wo ...

    20 comments29 May 2012 -

  14. When ex- Merrill banker Mike Howe gets up in the morning he gets no flashbacks to the movie Groundhog Day. His day is not the same old story all over again. He has found a job which blends fun and fulfillment and now he wants to sell you on it. Mike' ...

    19 comments30 May 2011 -

  15. I am quite comfortable with being a technophobe. I don't have anything against technology, but in many ways am still not sold that many recent inventions actually improve our lives. In more than a one respect, I think the myriad of techno-options ava ...

    18 comments22 Mar 2011 -

  16. Financial Analyst at Amazon?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hi, I'm going to be starting a job as an entry level Financial analyst at Amazon pretty soon and I was just wondering what exactly this job would entail, in terms of day to day duties/projects/skills need? I have had zero experience working in corpor ...

    14 comments2 Mar 2018 -

  17. Amazon announced its new tablet today, the Kindle "Fire" which will cost just $199. The new tablet hopes to compete with the Ipad where others have failed. Amazon's strategy for this, sell it at a loss. ...

    16 comments28 Sep 2011 -

  18. It seems as if Amazon has its hands in every cookie jar, healthcare is only just one of those jars. Ever since Amazon acquired wholesale pharmacy licenses, the healthcare industry has been on high alert. One example of this is CVS (the drugstore giant) bu ...

    10 comments13 Mar 2018 -

  19. Any opinions on Roku vs Amazon Fire Stick vs Apple TV? Would like pro/cons on the three before committing to one cable amazon apple Salary ...

    9 comments5 Jun 2017 -

  20. Eddie Braverman's blog The tablet wars are definitely heating up. With Amazon announcing the introduction of the new Kindle Fire priced at only $199, it appears they're going for the iPad jugular. Now JP Morgan is reporting that Apple has cut su ...

    10 comments29 Sep 2011 -

  21. This week, investment firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (KPCB) teamed up with Facebook, Amazon, and Zynga to create a $250 million fund for social networking start-ups. The fund, to be called "sFund" will focus on start-ups and business ...

    10 comments24 Oct 2010 -

  22. Over the past month Amazon has opened 6 brick and mortar stores across the US. The stores are titled Amazon Books and seem to be a modern twist on the traditional book store. They are using these locations to push Amazon Prime and to promote the discovera ...

    8 comments6 Jun 2017 -

  23. From CNBC: "The bill, pointedly called the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies, or BEZOS, Act, is aimed at shaming companies like Amazon and Walmart, whose workers rely on public assistance." bezos amazon bernie sanders Salary ...

    7 comments5 Sep 2018 -

  24. PE v. Amazon

    Job Search Advice

    Hi guys, Finally narrowed my job search down to two jobs...and I was wondering which you think makes more sense. I understand this forum may be a little biased... I am graduating undergraduate from one of the best public b-schools schools in the nation. ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  25. I'm a 1st year MBA at a non-target top 25 school. I have offers for Amazon 's FLDP and a couple local VC firms. I want to recruit/ network for MBB in the fall. Which internship would help me the most at getting an MBB offer? mbb venture amazon S ...

    6 comments24 Jan 2018 -

  26. Drones are not just for military use anymore. They're available to everyone, and have provided views and vistas we've never seen before. The best thing about them: mobility. They can just get anywhere. Military, spying, creating amazing footage, ...

    6 comments8 May 2015 -

  27. Amazon or Walmart to MBB?

    Management Consulting

    Recent graduate here from a non-target program. Amazon Fulfillment: Area Manager Career Path: Area Manager (~2 yrs)-> Operations Manager (~2 yrs) Walmart Home Office: Graduate Program (Rotational) Career Path: Associate (1 yr)-> Associate Manager (1 ...

    6 comments6 Jun 2016 -

  28. Amazon or TFA

    Business School and GMAT

    I am graduating college and I am deciding between doing two years with Teach for America or working at Amazon in a new position which seems like internal consulting. Which would look better for an application to HBS? Which would look better for an MBA MPP ...

    6 comments1 Mar 2017 -

  29. Amazon is getting into the streaming music game. The company has officially launched Prime Music, a new service that offers Prime customers access to over 1 million songs and hundreds of curated playlists. Amazon offers this service with no additional cos ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  30. All too often lately, it seems, I am behind on replying to private messages. Though it is my sincerest intention to follow up on each item in my backlog, there is one question I receive more than all others: Which newspapers, blogs, periodicals, books, ed ...

    5 comments25 Jun 2016 -

  31. Books and Phones..

    Site Suggestions

    Hey guys, I've been a member of this site for a couple of months now and it has been quite a nice place to hang around the net; nice articles posted regularly, cool NSFW videos and very interesting members. Now I have two suggestions for this website ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  32. Amazon (AMZN) just announced the acquisition of PillPack, an online pharmacy that offers pre-sorted doses of medications and home delivery. The deal is expected to be closed during 2H 2018. Terms of the deal are not disclosed. CVS &MCK down 7% already ...

    4 comments11 Dec 2019 -

  33. Google v Amazon v Accenture offers

    Management Consulting

    I'm currently a senior in undergrad, finishing up in a few months. I've been interested in consulting for quite some time. Interviewed with several top firms in sep/Oct but didn't receive any offers so I thought my shot at consulting was do ...

    5 comments12 Feb 2015 -

  34. Amazon Visa

    Off Topic

    Thoughts? Just applied. Get a $30 Amazon.com Gift Card* instantly upon credit card approval Earn 3% Back at Amazon.com + Earn 2% Back at gas stations, restaurants and drugstores+ Earn 1% Back on all other purchases+ No annual fee++ I spend more on Amazon ...

    5 comments26 Dec 2014 -

  35. Amazon Financial Analyst Internship

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I am currently looking for internships and have been interested in breaking into the Tech industry. Has anyone gone through the Amazon Finance Internship program? What percentage of interns are offered full time positions? How is the recruiting process? A ...

    5 comments7 Feb 2014 -

  36. WTF? Can someone explain?

    Investment Banking

    I feel completely dumbfounded and want to know why. Apple has a record breaking quarter and their stock prices takes it up the ass. Now, after market closed today, Amazon reported their earnings and they MISSED every single mark set by analysts. Amazon� ...

    5 comments29 Jan 2013 -

  37. Jeff Bezos is redirecting Amazon to head back into the healthcare sector, as a distributor for prescription-drugs. This, however, poses a plethora of obstacles such as licensing, third parties (health insurers), and so on. Many health-care industry offici ...

    4 comments1 Nov 2017 -

  38. Pay and benefits are comparable, roles are similar. (SUMMER 2020) Amazon (Seattle HQ)- finance intern on tech team PayPal (San Jose)- TPX (technology platform and experience) finance intern Open to hearing any and all opinions, comments, thoughts, questio ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  39. Amazon Antitrust Challenge Inevitable?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    By definition, U.S. antitrust law exists to promote competition under the thought that competition benefits consumers. As much as lower prices do benefit consumers, at what point does it start to have a negative effect on the economy? First off, right now ...

    4 comments19 Jul 2017 -

  40. Technology went to Washington this week with the purchase of the Washington Post by Jeff Bezos for $250 million. Why did Jeff Bezos buy the Washington Post? has been a widely pervasive question in social media this week and I thought to bring the discussi ...

    4 comments10 Aug 2013 -

  41. I recently began entertaining the idea of moving out of consulting, and ran across the Brand Specialist role at Amazon. I've been at a non- MBB firm for the past two years, and with the limited scope of work that we perform, felt like I was beginning ...

    4 comments16 May 2017 -

  42. Online Resume

    Off Topic

    Not sure if anyone saw this but I thought it was pretty creative. Not sure where it will get him and whether a HR team would appreciate it but its obvious the guy has the tools to succeed in his industry. http://www.phildub.com/# job creative amazon ...

    4 comments25 Jan 2013 -

  43. All, looking for an assessment comparing any of the following post-MBA opps- Parthenon-EY vs. Accenture Strategy vs. PepsiCo Strategy vs. Amazon Sr. Product Manager (All NY opportunities). Thanks in advance! accenture strategy Parthenon PepsiCo amazon Sal ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  44. Amazon Buyer

    Other Industries

    Hi guys, So I'm looking at Amazon as a possible employer. Here's what I think stands out about this company: Pretty good comp. Entrepreneurial culture. Buying is a pretty important part of the business. Jeff Bezos is a baws. Anything else I shou ...

    3 comments21 May 2012 -

  45. Jeff Bezos gave an interview at Summit LA17 where he outlined his 4 keys to success.. Chooisng the Right Partner Here Jeff is talking about his wife Mackenzie. I wanted someone who could get me out of a third-world prison I like this one, and I don't ...

    2 comments9 Aug 2018 -

  46. Amazon: Business Analyst (full-time)

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm a senior and am interested in a number of different industries (don't have my heart set on any one thing). While I've mostly been looking for corporate strategy rotational programs, I saw that Amazon is recruiting for a straight-up full ...

    2 comments14 Oct 2017 -

  47. Read here about Amazons new plan and strategy to becoming a ticket vendor. Amazon is planning to partner up with US venue owners to begin selling sporting event and concert tickets. This will hopefully play to end Ticketmaster's monopoly over the ind ...

    2 comments17 Aug 2017 -

  48. Hi all, After 2 years as a consultant at S&O, I would now like to exit into tech I have a friend of mine that can refer me at AWS, and that advised me to apply to an Account Manager role in order to get a different business perspective, that could hel ...

    1 comment26 Jun 2020 -

  49. MUMBAI, India, June 23, 2020,/WSO/-- As the world is battling with mounting job losses and MSME closures, serial entrepreneur Atul Khekade launches his first fiction novel Me Ki Gai, inspiring entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with the principles of the Jap ...

    1 comment24 Jun 2020 -

  50. Amazon- AWS Intern/ FT

    Job Search Advice

    I am interested in learning more about what the experience is like interning at Amazon / tech companies. Recently Amazon has been actively acquiring companies and they will be a company of success long-term. Has anyone worked there or know of anyone in th ...

    1 comment17 May 2020 - Intern in PropTrad

  51. Amazon ditches NYC

    Other Industries

    https://poetsandquants.com/2019/02/14/amazon-hq2-d... Any chance Charlotte can get Amazon? tech MBA nyc amazon jobs techrecruiting Salary United States- South United States- Northeast ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  52. "Watch out, big banks. Silicon Valley is targeting finance as the next industry ripe for disruption." Here is an interesting article that summarizes how tech companies have lately been pushing to enter the financial sector: Apple (AAPL) is repor ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  53. Seems like everyday, more and more companies are finding new ways to attract cable users. Now it's Amazon's turn to be in the news. As stated in this article; For the first time, Prime members in the UK and Germany will be able to choose to watc ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  54. Is everyone happy with the recent tax reforms announced by the Federal Government- ya it was a kind of mix bag. Now, the Supreme Court has pitched in to boost states' tax revenue by squeezing e-commerce firms. And, the market reaction was quick- Amaz ...

    1 comment21 Jun 2018 -

  55. Has anyone been a client of L2 Research? I love their videos and free content on brands and consumer trends and was contemplating being a paying client of theirs for deeper insights (I'm in consumer VC so it's directly relevant). If anyone has e ...

    1 comment27 Apr 2018 -

  56. For a long time Nike has ignored Amazon, this may be in part due to it wanting to protect it's brand and strict inventory controls. However now, it seems Amazon has gotten too big for Nike to ignore. According to an article by Business Insider; Nike ...

    1 comment13 Jul 2017 -

  57. Just another day and another win for Amazon and Jeff Bezos. Also, another loss for Twitter. Amazon Prime members will be able to live stream TNF games through the platform, according to ESPN. amazon Twitter football Salary ...

    1 comment5 Apr 2017 -

  58. Will a hiring spree help the economy as expected?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Amazon has announced a hiring spree that will employ around 100,000 in the next 18 months. Big companies like IBM and Ford plan to follow. Yet, although a hiring spree sounds like a positive action, especially for Trump's agenda of creating more Amer ...

    12 Jan 2017 -

  59. Amazon vs. Oracle

    Other Industries

    I have 2 offers: Oracle's Business Development Rep and Amazon 's Brand Specialist (Product Manager). I have graduated from a target school. Which one should I go for if I want to pursue an MBA in 3-4 years and then potentially break into MBB Man ...

    1 comment14 Nov 2016 -

  60. GOOG(L), AMZN, MSFT all reported today after market hours (links inside the post). Alphabet and Amazon beat the estimates in both earnings and revenues while Microsoft beat the EPS estimates. Where do you guys see the large cap tech going towards the end ...

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  61. Amazon is a dominant force in the market that provides an abundance of services. Being the 10th most visited website has its perks, Amazon has become a behemoth in e-book sales via the kindle and it's advertising abilities. Amazon's newest pursu ...

    12 Jul 2014 -

  62. Most of you have heard about the Department of Justice's antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five of the biggest publishing companies--HarperCollins, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and Macmillan. Three of the five have settled, but Apple, Ma ...

    1 comment19 Apr 2012 -

  63. Database of interview questions from Amazon, as well as compensation figures...

    53 Interview Questions4 Nov 2015

  64. Amazon Pathways Operations Management

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I found this program while looking through the Amazon MBA website: http://college.Amazon-jobs.com/Amazon-ops/ Wanted to see if anyone knew about this program and what kind of exit ops it would provide. Would this be a good path to COO of a company or is t ...

    17 Nov 2012 -

  65. Amazon operations finance exit opps

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey Everyone, I've received a really great offer from Amazon for their operations finance team. Amazon is APPARENTLY (no idea if this is true) big on switching roles every 1.5 years or so I think I can switch to corp finance pretty easily- what are t ...

    1 comment11 Apr 2012 -