Amazon announced today it’s purchased Zappos.com, an online shoe store. That news is of little consequence to 99 percent of the world. But in announcing the sale today, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos provided more in 9 minutes than — it’s obvious — most business schools provide in four years.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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