News and Articles About Jeff Bezos

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
Amazon

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Mix Business and Politics Without Ruining Your Business
Politics

How to Mix Business and Politics Without Ruining Your Business

In our democracy everyone is free to advocate their views but it won't be free if you alienate your customers.
Evrim Oralkan
Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract
Space Travel

Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract

The Amazon founder's Blue Origin aerospace outfit will develop rocket engines for the United Launch Alliance -- a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that creates spacecraft for the U.S. government.
Geoff Weiss
Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes
Success Stories

Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes

Entrepreneurs need to be stoic about the long odds against a new business thriving but it's also true that the greatest successes of our time started small.
John Boitnott
Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company
Amazon

Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company

A former employee of the retailer reflects on the lessons learned from the boss of the web giant.
David Selinger
9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader
Amazon

9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader

Amazon officially entered the mobile payments race today. Here's a helpful roundup of the most important details small-business merchants should brush up on before making the leap.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Jeff Bezos Inspired an Immigrant Teen to Become a CEO
Leadership Qualities

How Jeff Bezos Inspired an Immigrant Teen to Become a CEO

A Taiwanese-American entrepreneur overcomes shyness and language barriers and learns to take risks.
Jerry Jao
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Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader
Amazon

Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes
Success Strategies

5 Books That Reveal the Secrets of Your Entrepreneurial Heroes

Here are five must-read books that show what entrepreneurial success really takes, and how we can apply the principles of the best to our business.
Dorie Clark
Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon
Amazon

Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

The late-night Comedy Central host has challenged his audience to boycott the ecommerce giant for its manipulative treatment of book sales.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18
Amazon

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take a Tip from Bezos: Customers Always Need a Seat at the Table
Amazon

Take a Tip from Bezos: Customers Always Need a Seat at the Table

A close study of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos reveals one of the world's most innovative companies is rooted in one of the oldest ideas. The customer comes first.
Bob Thompson
Why Amazon Pays Employees Up to $5,000 to Quit
Quitting a Job

Why Amazon Pays Employees Up to $5,000 to Quit

In a letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos revealed an interesting company policy that seeks to foster a passionate and dedicated workforce.
Geoff Weiss
Why So Many Tech Founders Who Are Jerks Become Insanely Rich and Successful
Leadership

Why So Many Tech Founders Who Are Jerks Become Insanely Rich and Successful

If 'startup DNA' is the idea that the world's best entrepreneurs have some inherent talent they were born with that made them successful, then many also share another characteristic: arrogance.
Alyson Shontell