Why would Amazon give up its precious tax advantage?

According to Slate article, same day delivery.

Original Operations model:

Amazon’s grand strategy has been to set up distribution centers in faraway, low-cost states and then ship stuff to people in more populous, high-cost states. When I order stuff from Amazon, for instance, it gets shipped to California from one of the company’s massive warehouses in Kentucky or Nevada.

Evolving:

Amazon’s new goal is to get stuff to you immediately—as soon as a few hours after you hit Buy.

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