You see, to Amazon HR, current and future employees are not teammates. They are customers.
Modern cities need anchors — executives, investors, companies — of innovation. City-company matching tends to happen according to size and scale.
To succeed in NYC, you have to be part of NYC.
Twenty years into what is now a trillion dollar company, Amazon still considers it “Day 1” of its journey.
There is one way to beat the market consistently: deliver real, ever-growing value to your customer (or “user”). It’s that simple.
Across the board, Amazon is a singularly dominant company.
From food delivery via drone to last-mile logistics, Amazon may very well impact city living more than any other major company.
AWS — a vertical Amazon developed to handle internal surge demand on computing power — quarterly revenue last quarter was $4.5 billion.
With Amazon as the Apex Predator, holiday e-commerce for big-box retailers is an increasingly nasty place.
The best technology-powered businesses have different forms of value, but this *value architecture* should reinforce itself.