Amazon’s New Path to Monopoly Is Through Your Local Government (Episode 50)

Date: 12 Jul 2018 | posted in: Building Local Power, Podcast | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On ILSR’s Building Local Power podcast, Stacy Mitchell and Olivia LaVecchia discuss their new report on Amazon’s push into government procurement. “We’ve found that this contract is yet another tool for Amazon to suppress competition, and is a particularly pernicious way to use local governments to facilitate their market power.”… Read More

Amazon, the Monopolist?

Date: 22 Dec 2016 | posted in: Media Coverage, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

As a springboard into a larger conversation about Amazon as a monopoly, the Pacific Standard‘s freelance journalist Dwyer Gunn covered our landmark Amazon report and detailed some of the top-line stats, including that Amazon captures one in every two dollars that is spent on online retail purchases.… Read More

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