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Amazon plans $5 billion second headquarters in North America

The e-commerce firm is currently based in Seattle

Reuters Inc said on Thursday it plans to open another headquarters in North America and spend more than $5 billion for its construction and operation. The e-commerce company, currently based in Seattle, said it was yet to zero in on a location, but expects to expand the new headquarters to include up to 50,000 high-paying jobs. Amazon said it was seeking proposals from local and state government leaders for the new headquarters. Apple Inc had reportedly spent about $5 billion on its spaceship-shaped headquarters in Cupertino, California. Amazon said its new ...

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First Published: Thu, September 07 2017. 18:30 IST