Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Hsieh, retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, has died. He was 46. DTP Companies, which he founded, says in a statement that Hsieh was with family when he died Friday. KLAS-TV reports Downtown Partnership spokesperson Megan Fazio says Hsieh died in Connecticut. A lawyer for Hsieh told news outlets Hsieh had been injured in a house fire. Hsieh had retired from Zappos this year after 20 years leading the company. He also worked to revitalize the Las Vegas area. Zappos has shared a tribute on social media, calling Hsieh “a tremendous visionary and an incredible human being.”