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Friday Sep 12 | Mobile Marketer

Omniplatform is biggest change in mobile this year, says Zappos exec

A Zappos executive at the Mobile Marketing Summit: Holiday Focus 2014 conference said that Apple and Google's efforts to create seamless experiences across devices will drive the biggest change in marketers' mobile strategies this year and next. Amazon's Zappos is already adjusting its application and mobile Web development in response to these changes, looking for the points in the customers experience when it makes the most sense to have an integrated experience across smartphone, tablet and desktop.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Wireless Week

Zappos CEO is Organically Creating Innovation

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh faced a problem all growing companies face. He had to maintain a good environment for innovation and not let it get lost in widening scale.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Adweek

Zappos Mocks Apple's Super-Sized iPhone 6 With 'Mobile-Ready Pants'

As evidenced by Apple's unveil of the long-awaited new iPhone today, smartphones keep getting bigger and bigger. Zappos wants to capitalize on that buzz with a marketing stunt around a product dubbed "mobile-ready pants" that promise to fit devices of all sizes.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Marketing, Headphones

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Business Journal

Zappos CEO says collisions key to revitalizing downtowns

For more than a decade, Albuquerque has been trying to revitalize its Downtown. Las Vegas, Nevada, however, has taken an approach led by private investments to turn its forgotten Fremont East downtown area into a hip, fun and thriving business district.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Business Journal

Zappos CEO shares insights on urban spaces at Santa Fe Institute

Sept. 3, 2014: Reporter Dan Mayfield talks with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh about revitalizing urban spaces through entrepreneurship.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

CBS Local

Life Is Beautiful Lineup Released

Life is Beautiful Festival will release a limited quantity of single-day general admission and single-day VIP tickets for sale beginning on Friday, September 5 at 10 a.m. PT on lifeisbeautiful.com .

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

Many entrepreneurs dream of writing a book. For some, it's a lifelong dream; for others, it's a savvy way to market your business.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

RecruitingBlogs.com

19. Why Quality of Hire Should be Your Company's #1 Performance Metric

Hiring great people is fundamental to an organization's success. As Lawrence Bossidy, the former COO of General Electric, said, "Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

RecruitingBlogs.com

Why Quality of Hire Should be Your Company's #1 Performance Metric

Hiring great people is fundamental to an organization's success. As Lawrence Bossidy, the former COO of General Electric, said, "Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

PE Hub

VegasTechFund backs Mizzen+Main

Mizzen+Main, an American shirtmaker and haberdasher, today announced a significant milestone in the company's two-year history with the closing of $1.2 million in Series A funding.

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Clickz

Partnerships Senior Coordinator

Zappos IP, Inc. is looking for a Partnerships Senior Coordinator! Why join us? Our unique culture has made Zappos.com, Inc. and its subsidiaries one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For six years straight.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Santa Fe Reporter

Sole Renewal

With about $350 million of a personal investment from the founder and CEO of Internet retailer Zappos, however, a urban renewal effort called the Downtown Project is helping Las Vegas inch toward his goal of the city becoming "the most community-focused large city in the world."

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Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Forbes.com

Mobile Carriers: Stop Crippling Android With Your Annoying Bloatware

I'm a Scottish technology entrepreneur, current CEO of Teamly. After spending over a year in Silicon Valley I moved to Downtown Las Vegas following closing investment from Tony Hsieh's VegasTechFund.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Google, Startups, Wireless

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Residential not on front burner for Downtown Project - yet

Zappos employee Joanna Hass, seen Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, lives at Gold Spike in a single room, where monthly rents are in the $500 range.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas Travel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mobile Marketer

Is retail enthusiasm for mobile apps waning? - Mobile Commerce Daily

A number of the retailers presenting at last week's eTail East 2014 conference came down on the side of mobile sites in the ongoing debate over native applications vs. the Web, pointing to the larger issue of how best to reach shoppers across a multitude of devices.

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