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  1. NGINX Announces NGINX Plus Release 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Market Wire

    ... the Internet's busiest websites rely on NGINX, including Airbnb, Box, Instagram, Netflix, Pinterest, SoundCloud, and Zappos. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Moscow and London. Learn more at https://www.nginx.com/

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  2. A $350M bet to make Vegas a tech boomtown hasn't hit the jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Curbed

    Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh may have turned an online shoe store into a $1.2 billion business, but his 2013 bet on the future of Las Vegas has yet to pay off. Nearly five years ago, the entrepreneur sunk $350 million into a major urban revitalization initiative-the Downtown Project -that Hsieh believed would turn Vegas into "the co-learning and co-working capital of the world."

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  3. First foray into buying eyeglasses online an eye-opening experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | NWAonline

    ... $40 or less, and that includes the lenses. You don't have to be a budget master to figure out the savings. As with Zappos, the popular online shoe retailer, you can return any pair you don't like, and it's free shipping. We were talking with a clerk ...

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  4. Tyra Banks will be teaching a personal branding course at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Daily Mail

    ... event (pictured, file photo of Stanford) She shared her vast experiences with the audience, from cold-calling Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh for advice to hiring the right people to execute her vision. It was at Stanford that Banks met Kluger, a former ...

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  5. a What do our desks tell us about leadership styles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    ... and leaders of people. Look at your desk. What do Mark Zuckerberg, Founder/CEO of Facebook, Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, and Max Levchin, co-founder of PayPal, have in common? And what is one common characteristic of Albert Einstein, renown ...

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  6. Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding MythsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Connecticut Post

    ... company brand can double your business brand exposure and even be a morale booster for your staff. Think Tony Hsieh (Zappos) and the late Steve Jobs (Apple). As Peters so famously said in his Fast Company article, "All of us need to understand the ...

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  7. Team Productivity - What You Need to Know This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The QuickBase Blog

    ... to help the very capable people around me share the load, leaving me more time to actually get to those big ideas." Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh has devised a way to help busy employees avoid what he calls the "never-ending treadmill" of daily messages, ...

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  8. How a Medium post and a single tweet helped one startup land a prominent investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Daniel Rodic is the co-founder of Exact Media, a Toronto-based startup that works with retailers to better target online shoppers. Right before the company's busy holiday season last year, Rodic was looking for ways to improve his team's efficiency when he came across a public Evernote detailing the complete routine of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, made public by the CEO himself.

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  9. The Bathroom Sink Creates New Personalized Features To Decrease Customer To-Do ListsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | PRWeb

    ... On Errands: In modern times consumers have everything at their fingertips, mobile banking, Netflix and retailers like Zappos have changed the way we shop and organize our lives. Yet until now there was no service that brought buying daily toiletries ...

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  10. Tony Hsieh: What I regret about pouring $350 million into Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In 2013, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh relocated his Amazon-owned shoe company to Las Vegas' downtown district, taking over the building that was once city hall in the rundown area north of the Strip. A year earlier, Hsieh had launched the first half of his bet: the Downtown Project, a $350 million revitalization effort to turn the neighborhood into a mecca for entrepreneurs.

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  11. Zappos Partners With Olympian, Brooks RunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | MediaPost

    A percentage of sales from select Brooks products on Zappos.com will be donated to the Track & Field Athletes Association , a foundation that Symmonds supports, during the month of August. The TFAA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support professional track and field athletes nationwide.

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  12. 8 Red Flags that Your Company Needs a Service OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    ... USA to positively and dramatically transform its customer experience and who has written books on service giants like Zappos and Starbucks-knows just how hard it is for most organizations to keep customers happy for the long haul. Here, he shares ...

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  13. 3 Tough Habits You Must Drop to SucceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Connecticut Post

    ... the most part, what you believe about anything has been firmly implanted in you by others throughout your lifetime. Zappos' CEO Tony Hsieh didn't believe that people would never buy shoes over the Internet because they couldn't try them on, and thus ...

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  14. A Zappos employee had the company's longest customer-service call at 10 hours, 43 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Zappos employee Steven Weinstein, shown here in the retailer's Las Vegas headquarters, holds the record for longest Zappos customer-service call. A Zappos employee recently had a customer-service call that lasted 10 hours, 43 minutes, breaking an internal record at the Amazon-owned online retailer.

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  15. Cash-Starved Start Ups See Some DaylightBy Steve Glickman, John LettieriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    ... include Dan Gilbert of Quicken Loans, Kevin Plank of Under Armour, Graham Weston of Rackspace, and Tony Hsieh of Zappos, who have collectively invested billions of dollars in underserved areas of Detroit, Baltimore, San Antonio, and Las Vegas, ...

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  16. Someone Spent Nearly 11 Hours Talking To A Zappos Customer Service RepRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Refinery 29

    Customer service news is rarely good news, since usually there's more to gripe than gush about. Zappos' latest feat is definitely an exception.

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  17. A Zappos employee broke the record for the longest customer service...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Zappos employee Steven Weinstein, shown here in the retailer's Las Vegas headquarters, holds the record for longest Zappos customer service call. A Zappos employee recently had a customer service call that lasted 10 hours and 43 minutes, breaking an internal record at the Amazon-owned online retailer.

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  18. In the belly of downtown Las Vegasa favorite beastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... the ground, and it's designed so that when you drive over an uneven surface, her legs wiggle Tony Hsieh - CEO of Zappos and founder of the Downtown Project and Container Park - fell in love with the monstrosity in March 2012 at the Pastel Project, ...

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  19. In the belly of downtown Las Vegas' favorite beastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... the ground, and it's designed so that when you drive over an uneven surface, her legs wiggle Tony Hsieh - CEO of Zappos and founder of the Downtown Project and Container Park - fell in love with the monstrosity in March 2012 at the Pastel Project, ...

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  20. 8 Insights on Investing in Truly Great Customer ServiceIt's the New MarketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The WHIR

    ... place first). I can't stress enough the importance of hiring "people" people in customer facing roles. Tony Hsieh of Zappos is famous for saying "people relate to people, not companies." Hire people that can be passionate about taking care of ...

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