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In this Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, file photo. packages are ready to ship move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com 1.2 million square foot fulfillment center, in Phoenix.
In this Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, file photo. packages are ready to ship move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com 1.2 million square foot fulfillment center, in Phoenix.
(Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Amazon’s tax loopholes steadily closing

You have to hand it to Jeff Bezos. When it comes to grabbing major news headlines at the right moment, Amazon.com Inc.’s chief tub-thumper ranks right up there with the world’s elite marketers. There he was, on Cyber Monday eve, telling 60 Minutes that his company is getting closer to the day when it will be able to deliver packages by small, cool-looking drones in less than half an hour to customers living within range of one of Amazon’s dozens of distribution centres.