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Bezos’s Joins Forces With Buffett and Dimon To Change How Health Care Is Provided To Employees.

Jeff Bezos has according to reports been looking to crack the health care market, not only for his rapidly growing staff compliment of over 500 thousand, but to explore new business opportunities. Bezos’s Amazon.com, has now taken this much further than expected and has teamed up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase led […]

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

Amazon Opens First Futuristic Convenience Store

Amazon’s first futuristic convenience store opens, where there is no checkout counter and no checkout line, just a few turnstiles like those on the underground. Shoppers are tracked by hundreds of cameras on the ceiling and a computer algorithm that analyses their every gesture, and then tallies up their receipt when they exit. (FT)

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

Jack Ma Alibaba May Soon Reclaim Title Of World’s Most Valuable Online Retailer; A Position Now Held By The Jeff Bezos Controlled Amazon.

Alibaba the Chinese online ecommerce juggernaut, headed by Jack Ma, could soon reclaim the title of world’s most valuable online retailer; a position now held by the Jeff Bezos controlled Amazon. This as Alibaba’s stock rose nearly 5% to an all-time high today after the company reported sales and profits for its second quarter that […]

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Amazon Owner Jeff Bezos Back At #2 World’s Richest Man

Amazon owner Jeff Bezos briefly overtook Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the world’s richest man after the value of his stake rose above $85bn.  Amazon’s shares sunk in after-market trading after posting profits at a seven-quarter low. Employees at the leading tech groups are seeing a boom in their stock-based pay unrivalled since the […]

Five Teams From Jamaica Set To Compete In The International Business Model Competition

Bezos Targets Big-Box Retailers With Whole Foods Acquisition.

Given its reputation to upended and disrupt book selling, retailing, newspapers and other industries it enters, Amazon.com planned acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion, has sent shockwaves across both the online and brick-and-mortar industries around the world. Grocery chain stock prices plunged on Friday with Wal-Mart Stores falling as much as 7.1 […]

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

Is Jeff Bezos Now The Richest Man In The World?

Is Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and visionary leader now the richest man in the world? As Amazon shares hit US$1,001.20 in New York yesterday, up about 40 percent from a year ago and more than double the 15 percent gain of the S&P 500 Index, the answer becomes clearer. Amazon’s rise has already made its […]

Five Teams From Jamaica Set To Compete In The International Business Model Competition