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Wednesday | Silicon Alley Insider

The Most Outrageous Things We Learned About The CEO Of Zappos From His Playboy Interview

Tony Hsieh is the CEO of Zappos, the enormous e-commerce site that focuses on selling shoes with amazing customer service.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Wednesday | The Motley Fool

Could Paying Employees to Quit Save Amazon?

Increasing numbers of investors have been wondering if Amazon is too uncomfortable a stock for their portfolios due to this criticism.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Jeff Bezos

Wednesday | Forbes.com

Zappos Founder Tony Hsieh On Google, Snapchat, Burning Man And More

Whatever the area of life in question - money, relationships, drug use, poker - Hsieh seems to have an abstruse bit of social science or personal philosophy to guide him.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Gawker Media, Amazon, Jeff Bezos

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Reaid Tours Downtown With Tony Hsieh

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid takes a downtown Las Vegas tour with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Las Vegas, NV

Target Marketing Magazine

Famous Last Words : Desperately Needed: Old-Time Marketing Pros

The techie Web hotshots are screwing up big time. They say the right things and do the wrong things.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Why more companies should pay employees to quit

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's move to do just that is getting a lot of attention, with coverage of the unusual human resources practice showing up everywhere from the Post to Time to USA Today last week after it was shared in his annual letter to shareholders .

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Related Topix: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Sports

Silicon Alley Insider

PayPal Is Expanding Its 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Program

Welcome to our new E-Commerce Insider newsletter, a morning email with the top news and analysis on the e-commerce industry, produced by PayPal is expanding a payments program in the UK that gives customers the option to pay for an item up to two weeks after purchasing it.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Amazon workers $5,000: Unhappy workers paid to quit, but how many take offer?

Amazon pays up to $5,000 to unhappy to leave their jobs and you'd be surprised how many folks take them up on the offer.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

How a Milwaukee startup landed Zappos

The UpTake: Anne Nimke and Betsy Rowbottom worked Twitter, the South by Southwest festival, and personal contacts to land the first big customer, Zappos, for their startup, The Good Jobs.

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Forbes.com

Fixing How Clothes Fit You Can Reshape Online Retail Logistics

I can't find pants that fit right. I have a collection of pairs of jeans and slacks of varying lengths 30 through 34-I'm sure I'm growing more-simply because there's a reality gap between the number on the label and actual fit.

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Related Topix: Business News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Switched

Why Amazon Pays Some Workers Up To $5,000 To Quit

An employee pushes a cart past rows of storage aisles as he processes customer orders ahead of shipping at one of Amazon.com Inc.'s fulfillment centers in Rugeley, U.K., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Getty Images, Jeff Bezos

MSN Money

Amazon offers workers $5,000 to quit their jobs

The intent of the program is to ensure that Amazon retains only people who really, really want to work at Amazon.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

CMSWire

Supply Chains Run On Brains, Heart and Soul

When you think soul, what comes to mind? For me it's the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin - but there's another contender who's giving Aretha a run for her money.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, CPU, Science / Technology

CNN

Massive Online Retailer Zappos Announces All Refunds to be Given in Bitcoin

After the recent decision by the Internal Revenue Service seemed to shatter all remaining hopes of bitcoin holders as being a valuable investment, a stunning turn of events by major online retailer Zappos is garnering new-found wealth in the realm of bitcoin supporters and investors.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

How Thinking Like a Hacker Will Grow Your Business

Developers are currently some of the most sought after innovators and doers of our time.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, Computers

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Has a Very Messy Desk

The famously messy desk of Zappos.com, Inc. CEO Tony Hsieh is stacked with books, papers and piles, with soda cans, clothes, and such items as a gorilla statue and a cowboy hat strewn over the top.

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Related Topix: Headphones

TechCrunch

Stir, A Kinetic Desk Startup From An Ex-Apple Engineer, Raises $1.5M...

As the world continues to see more and more everyday objects become "hardware" controlled through operating systems and internet connectivity, an ex-Apple engineer called JP Labrosse is hoping to take that principle and combine it with elegant design to transform the prosaic world of office desks.

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