Amazon looks to fill jobs in Arizona

87681015 Inc. is looking to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states. The company says it will add 5,000 full-time jobs at its U.S. distribution centers, which currently employ about 20,000 workers who pack and ship customer orders. The world’s largest online retailer has been spending heavily on order fulfillment, a strategy meant to help the… Read More →

Frutkin Publishes Equity Crowdfunding book


There has been widespread recognition of the emerging power of crowdfunding, the online phenomenon that provided more than $10 million for iPhone-compatible watch creator Pebble and $5.7 million for the upcoming Veronica Mars movie. Valley Attorney Jonathan Frutkin of The Frutkin Law Firm recently published a new book about this new source of finance, known… Read More →

Amazon agrees to collect Arizona sales taxes

by in Business News | Economy | Tech

Online retailer Amazon has agreed to settle a sales tax dispute with the state of Arizona and will begin collecting the state’s 6.6 percent tax on product sales in the state on Feb. 1 and on digital sales beginning in July. Amazon disclosed the settlement in a note contained in its quarterly earnings report filed… Read More →

Phoenix Market Is Affordable Again

by in Brokerage

The current state of the Phoenix commercial real estate market can be viewed from two sides. The reality is that we are still pushing through, so to speak, amidst a haze of foreclosures, bank take-backs and monetary defaults.  But through the fog, there is a silver lining in the form of good old-fashioned opportunity. As… Read More →

’Green Tara,’ An Arcadia Business, Turns Pond Scum Into A Satisfying Snack

Green-Tara Spirulina Crunchies

Green Tara’s Spirulina Crunchies, Spirulina Energy Bites and Spirulina Kale Chips has everybody talking and flashing a green smile. All Green Tara products are raw, vegan and gluten-free – no preservatives, nothing artificial, just pure and delicious. What is spirulina? Created naturally in lakes, ponds and streams, many people refer to fresh water algae as… Read More → – Its Unprecedented Growth

by in Infographics | Tech

Seventeen years ago, Jeff Bezos founded as an online bookstore with inventory in his own garage. Now, Amazon serves 137 million customers a week from 25 million square feet of warehouse inventory. From the garage in Bellevue, Washington to the giant that it is today, here are nine things you need to know about… Read More →