8 ways Amazon can shake up a city
Amazon is rightfully thought of as an e-commerce juggernaut, but the company's latest move — opening additional headquarters in the New York and Washington, D.C. areas — has drawn attention to how its presence changes the physical world.
But the company can still have a major impact, even if it doesn't locate a significant staff presence in a particular area. Amazon has targeted individual cities as proving grounds for numerous initiatives as it looks to disrupt traditional approaches to retail.
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