Amazon scraps plan to build a headquarters in New York City

AMAZON IS SCRAPPING a plan to build a headquarters in New York City. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG
AMAZON IS SCRAPPING a plan to build a headquarters in New York City. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG
NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc. said it’s pulling out of a plan to build a headquarters in New York City, after a backlash from some residents and politicians. The e-commerce giant had pledged to hire 25,000 tech workers in coming years with an average salary of $150,000. Almost immediately after Amazon announced last year that…

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