Amazon’s HQ2 Dumps New York on Valentine’s Day

The ecommerce behemoth will not come to Long Island City after all

Amazon canceled plans to move to New York. Getty Images

It’s been a rough week for the world’s richest man: As Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ battle with the National Enquirer rages on, his company announced its romance with Long Island City, Queens, is over and it will not build part of a second headquarters there.

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@lisalacy Lisa Lacy is Adweek's Commerce Editor.