(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc
Talks with the leading contenders are likely in different phases, while discussions with some of the others on Amazon's shortlist have cooled, the newspaper reported, citing people familiar with the matter. https://on.wsj.com/2F0UQ4A
The world's largest retailer may announce plans to place smaller operations in cities that come in as runner-ups, sources told the WSJ.
Seattle-based Amazon is in talks with JBG Smith Properties
Amazon's final decision could be announced this month, the WSJ reported.
The retailer previously announced 20 finalists in North America for its planned investment of $5 billion and 50,000 jobs.
In September, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said the company would announce a decision on where it would build a second headquarters before the end of the year.
Amazon did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.
(Reporting by Ishita Chigilli Palli in Bengaluru; Editing by Paul Simao)