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WHILE IT DID NOT get the nod as one of the two cities chosen by Amazon.com for its HQ2 project, Providence did make a bid, which included this rendering of a glass-laden Superman Building as part of the pitch. / COURTESY R.I. COMMERCE CORP.

Are you happy or sad that Amazon.com bypassed Providence for its...

The news that Amazon.com is splitting its HQ2 program among two cities, Arlington, Va., and New York City, is big news. But will the...
AMAZON.COM will split its new headquarters between the National Landing area of Arlington, Va., near Washington D.C., and Long Island City, in the New York borough of Queens. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG

Amazon splits coveted `HQ2′ between New York and Washington

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc. will build new offices in New York City and Arlington, VA., ending months of jockeying between potential locations across the...
AMAZON.COM is reportedly close to agreements that would split the new headquarters between two locales, the Crystal City area of Arlington, in Northern Virginia, and Long Island City, in the New York borough of Queens. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG

Amazon is said near plan for HQ2 in New York, Virginia

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc.’s yearlong search for a second headquarters is nearing an end, people with knowledge of the matter said.The e-commerce giant...
TRAFFIC AND CARGO at T.F. Green Airport both increased year over year in June. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green traffic rises 18.2% in June

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport in June increased 18.2 percent year over year to 387,916 total passengers, according to the most recent...

Don’t blame Amazon, Apple for today’s expensive market

The highest-valued stock in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index, based on this year’s expected earnings, is not Amazon.com Inc., Netflix Inc. or any...
AMAZON.COM is already putting pricing pressure on retail pharmacy store-brand medications at CVS Health and Walgreens, competition that will only intensify as the online giant integrates its recent purchase of PillPack. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SARA HYLTON

Amazon is already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills

NEW YORK – As pharmacy chains await Amazon.com Inc.’s entry into the prescription-drug market, the online retail giant is already undercutting them for non-prescription...
AMAZON.COM has agreed to purchase Boston-based PillPack, allowing the online retail giant to enter the pharmacy business directly. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS

Amazon makes big foray into health care with PillPack purchase and...

NEW YORK – Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to buy the online pharmacy startup PillPack, jumping into the health care business with a deal that will...
PASSENGER TRAFFIC at T.F. Green Airport increased 22.5 percent year over year in April to 392,862 passengers, largely due to the introduction of discount airline options which were not operating in April 2017. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green traffic continues increase in April on discount airline traffic

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport in April totaled 392,862, a 22.5 percent increase from April 2017’s 320,804 passengers, according to the most...

Online retailers can be forced to collect tax, high court rules

NEW YORK - The U.S. Supreme Court freed states and local governments to start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers...
A NEW JOINT HEALTH VENTURE for Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. will be headquartered in Boston and be run by Atul Gawande. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Dimon, Bezos, Buffett tap Harvard’s Gawande for health firm

NEW YORK - Atul Gawande, a surgeon and journalist who has written extensively about the U.S. failure to grapple with rising health care spending,...
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