Posts Tagged ‘Amazon’

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    Amazon vs. California

    Jul 17, 11 • 234 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Government, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    According to the Seattle Times, in 1996, Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos said, “You have to charge sales tax to customers who live in any state where you have a business presence. It made no sense for us to be in California or New York.”

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    Apple vs. Amazon in the Fight Over Gaga

    May 27, 11 • 184 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Households, Innovation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    From a guest blogger, Frances Bird, AP econ student: Lady Gaga, America’s current pop queen sensation, is being used to boost Amazon sales, if not permanently, then temporarily. Amazon is using Lady Gaga’s recent album, Born This Way, to compete