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Take That, Philly Package Thieves: Amazon Rolls Out Car Trunk Delivery

Amazon just announced some news that could singlehandedly put every Philly package bandit out of business. On Tuesday, the online retailer launched a new program — […]

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Report: Amazon HQ2 Scouts Have Recently Checked Out Philly

Amazon’s watching you, Philly. Representatives of the e-commerce giant recently visited the city in their scouting for a site for the company’s second headquarters, according to Philly.com. […]

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How Alexa Ruined My Marriage

My husband Doug and I were watching the halftime show of a nationally televised Sixers game when he squinted at the screen. “Who’s that on […]

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Will Amazon Really “Disrupt” Health Care? 5 Philly Health Leaders Weigh In

When Amazon announced on Tuesday its plan to launch a new nonprofit healthcare company with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, health care stocks went […]

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Philly Makes Amazon’s List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host cities for its second headquarters, […]

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Philly Doesn’t Want to Tell You What It Promised Amazon for HQ2

From New Jersey: $7 billion in tax incentives. From Chicago: $1.32 billion in workers’ income taxes. From Chula Vista, California: 85 acres of land, worth $100 million, […]

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Why Amazon Will Set Up a Big Clothing Plant in Philly’s Backyard

Philadelphia doesn’t need to land Amazon’s second headquarters to feel the impact of the e-commerce giant. Pennsylvania already boasts over a dozen Amazon facilities, and […]

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OPINION: I Hope Amazon HQ2 Doesn’t Come to Philly

Today is the deadline for cities to place their bids to host Amazon’s second headquarters. Philadelphia, along with Chicago, Houston, Boston and more than 50 other […]

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Here’s a Look at Philly’s Final Push for Amazon

Bids for Amazon’s $5 billion HQ2 are due tomorrow (that was fast!), and Philadelphia has really cranked up the wooing this week. If you’ve taken […]

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Someone Who Matters Actually Thinks Philly Has a Good Shot at Amazon

Ever since Amazon announced the competition for HQ2, it seems like every other day an analytics firm releases a hot take as to which city the e-commerce giant […]

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Pa., N.J. Among States Giving Most Tax Incentives to Amazon

The deadline to submit bids for Amazon’s HQ2 is fast approaching, and over the last month, cities have made some pretty outlandish moves to draw […]

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The Checkup: How to Navigate the Always-Growing Yogurt Aisle

• Back in the day, choosing a yogurt was simple — Dannon or Yoplait? Then Greek yogurt hit the scene and we were all excited about […]

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Analysts Say Philly’s Among the Top 10 Amazon Contenders

Once again, analysts have ranked Philly among the top contenders in Amazon’s hunt for a second headquarters campus. Researchers with the Chicago-based Anderson Economic Group have […]

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30th Street Station Renovations Postponed Because … Amazon

You know those fancy $6.5 billion renovations coming to 30th Street Station? Apparently they’re going to take a little longer than anticipated – because of Amazon. Amtrak […]

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What Are Philly Leaders Doing at Amazon’s Seattle Headquarters?

An official delegation of eight Philly representatives descended on Seattle Thursday morning as part of Philly’s mission to hook Amazon’s coveted HQ2. Thursday evening I caught […]