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Jeff Bezos' 18-year-old space-flight companion reportedly told him he had never bought anything from Amazon before

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The 18-year-old passenger on Blue Origin's spaceflight on Tuesday had an awkward admission to former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos during the trip.
Dutch teenager Oliver Daemen told Bezos onboard the New Shepard rocket that he had never bought anything off of Amazon before , Reuters reported Friday.
"I told Jeff, like, I've actually never bought something from Amazon," Daemen told Reuters.
Bezos, the former Amazon CEO who credits the company's revenue with making the trip financially possible, was taken aback.
"He was like, 'Oh, wow, it's a long time ago I heard someone say...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: Bezos' Blue Origin trip was an empty-calories honor for an 'egonaut,' not an astronaut

SCOTT GALLOWAY: Bezos' Blue Origin trip was an empty-calories honor for an 'egonaut,' not an astronaut

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Jeff Bezos walks with Lauren Sanchez ahead of Blue Origin spaceflight.
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Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern.
The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, " No Mercy / No Malice."
In it, Galloway shares why he thinks Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin flight wasn't the milestone it's chalked up to be.
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