August 14, 2020

Canada probes Amazon over ‘potential abuse of dominance’

Montreal (AFP) – Canadian authorities announced Friday they had launched an investigation into Amazon over “potential abuse of dominance” by the e-commerce giant.The Competition Bureau’s civil investigation seeks to determine whether Amazon has a strategy “that may influence consumers to purchase products it offers for sale over those offered by competing sellers.”The bureau said in a statement it is also probing whether Amazon is pressuring merchants from selling products at a lower price through other channels, including on their own websites.”The Bureau’s investigation is ongoing and there …


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