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Why We Are Here => Water Cooler => Topic started by: rcjordan on February 10, 2019, 12:59:35 PM

Title: 288 million sq ft
Post by: rcjordan on February 10, 2019, 12:59:35 PM
27 million sq meters

How Big Is Amazon? - The Atlantic
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/02/when-amazon-went-from-big-to-unbelievably-big/582097/
Title: Re: 288 million sq ft
Post by: ergophobe on February 10, 2019, 01:56:21 PM
I thought it was 9.834 million sq km... ;-)

https://www.google.com/search?q=landmass+of+the+united+states

It's interesting, because that general growing, uneasy feeling we tend to have that Amazon is taking over the world, really started to hit home as it was, uh, taking over the world.

If you are steeped in LOTR lore, 2016 is the year the Nazgul were remounted on winged steeds.
Title: Re: 288 million sq ft
Post by: Rupert on February 10, 2019, 05:37:35 PM
Sends a shiver.....
Title: Re: 288 million sq ft
Post by: rcjordan on February 10, 2019, 06:23:38 PM
>shiver

Better bundle up, Rupert.

Quote
Ohio is at the frontline of this changing landscape. Amazon has already bought two former shopping mall sites in the state over the past two years—purchasing the sites of both the North Randall Park Mall and the Euclid Square Mall in 2017.

Now, with both reconstructions completed, local news outlet Beacon Journal has obtained development blueprints that strongly suggest that Amazon is planning a third:

Death of Retail? Eerie Abandoned Malls Become Amazon Fulfillment Centers
https://www.newsweek.com/abandoned-malls-seph-lawless-amazon-rolling-acres-randall-park-1320480

(Debbie says AMZ blew by the tipping point some time ago.)