Stacy Mitchell Highlights Amazon’s Impact on Local Businesses in New York Times

Date: 20 Nov 2018 | posted in: Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In the News: Stacy Mitchell

November 13th, 2018

Media Outlet: New York Times

Stacy Mitchell, co-director of ILSR, discusses the negative impact Amazon’s new headquarters in New York City will have on local businesses in the New York Times. Amazon will receive billions in taxpayer money for moving their new headquarters to two cities, while small business owners struggle to compete with the online retail giant.

Here is an excerpt:

If you’re a local retailer or small manufacturer or artist or writer or publisher, you’re watching as your city and state hands your tax dollars to your most ferocious antagonist.

Read the full story here.