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The Final Hours of a Pre-Bezos ‘Washington Post’

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The Final Hours of a Pre-Bezos 'Washington Post'

The four o’clock hour in the Washington Post newsroom is always a scramble. Reporters close out final quotes and hit “save” one more time as they milk the last few minutes of their deadlines. Editors tighten up wordy phrases and pore over each letter, ensuring printed stories will run without error the next day. But […]

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Why Amazon Won’t Repeat The Facebook Phone Debacle

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Why Amazon Won’t Repeat The Facebook Phone Debacle

Jeff Bezos’ phone might fail, but it won’t be a fiasco. View this image › A stunned onlooker from the supposed Amazon phone teaser video s3-ec.buzzfed.com The smartphone industry is one of the most ruthless battlegrounds in tech, governed overwhelmingly by Apple and Android’s operating systems. Just ask Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg’s company was the last […]

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Amazon Stock Hits All-Time High

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Amazon Stock Hits All-Time High

Amazon‘s stock climbed after the company sent out press invitations for a big announcement, setting a record high of $246.87 per share on Friday. The company is now trading at a valuation of $111 billion. Amazon hasn’t yet hinted at what it plans to announce at its event on Sept. 6. Many expect the retail […]

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Macy’s CEO Talks 20-Somethings, Amazon And The Future Of Malls

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Macy’s CEO Talks 20-Somethings, Amazon And The Future Of Malls

Terry Lundgren spoke at length with BuzzFeed on these topics and more during last week’s Global Retailing Conference in Arizona. Here are excerpts from the conversation. View this image › Carlo Allegri / Reuters Macy’s has been on a tear since Terry Lundgren took over as CEO a decade ago. Under Lundgren, the company, which […]

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