With 218 places missing the cut for Amazon’s second headquarters, cities like Ottawa and Tucson were left to absorb the same result as “the longest of long shots.”
In seeking a home for its second headquarters, Amazon winnowed a list of 238 candidates to 20 finalists, including Atlanta, Nashville and Miami.
The e-commerce giant announced a list of 20 places that could become home to its second headquarters. The process has garnered the kind of enthusiasm normally reserved for bids to host the Olympics.
The list released Thursday leaned toward cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast, and away from the tech-saturated hubs of the West Coast.
Book World is closing its 45 stores amid the holiday shopping season, signaling the final gasps for large book sellers as e-commerce rises.
Police say package theft is up during the holiday shopping crush, but homeowners and retailers are striking back with cameras and other technology.