Stacy Mitchell Talks Amazon on BBC World Service

Date: 19 Aug 2019 | posted in: Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In the News: Stacy Mitchell

July 8th, 2019

Media Outlet:  Amazon at 25

BBC takes a look at the future of Amazon as the company hits its 25th Birthday. ILSR’s Co-Director, Stacy Mitchell, details Amazon’s dominance in the market and how small businesses are suffering due to Amazon’s monopoly power.

Here is an excerpt:

Most shoppers in the US, and increasingly around the world, when they want to buy something online they are starting right at Amazon. And what that means is for any other company out there that produces anything or retails any product, if they want to reach the market, increasingly they have to be on Amazon’s platform. And that means that Amazon essentially control the underlying infrastructure. They can decide who can be there.

Read the full story here.

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