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Toronto has made the cut of the top 20 cities that e-commerce giant Amazon is considering for its second headquarters.

Toronto is the only Canadian city to make the short list after over 10 cities across the country made a pitch to become the second home of the world’s biggest online merchandise seller.

The full list:

  • Atlanta
  • Austin
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Indianapolis
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Montgomery County, Md.
  • Nashville
  • Newark
  • New York City
  • Northern Virginia
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Raleigh, N.C.
  • Toronto
  • Washington, D.C.

Source: CBC News

Date: January 18th, 2018

Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/toronto-amazon-technology-1.4492803

Discussion

1) What is about these 20 cities that placed them in the top 20 for Amazon?

2) Apple announced that it was also going to build a second HQ.  Would Amazon and Apple be looking for the same things in a second HQ location, or will there be differences?

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