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 where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.