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Read about online retailer Amazon.com and founder Jeff Bezos. Topics include Amazon Prime and Amazon Fresh; Amazon Original /Amazon Studios streaming TV; Amazon Web Services; its South Lake Union headquarters and other Seattle offices; Kindle readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Echo and Alexa; its e-commerce competitors; and Bezos’ Washington Post ownership and Blue Origin space venture.


Seattle leaders look to push ‘refresh’ button with Amazon

The Amazon Spheres rest beneath Day One, the dominant building owned by the company downtown, on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in downtown.

In a letter, some Seattle-area officials are calling for “a new relationship” to “realign how we live and work with you in our community.” They propose a joint task force with Amazon that would tackle issues like transportation, freight mobility, safety and education.

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