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Amazon has come quite a way from when it was just an online bookstore, but it still operates a booming retail business among all its other ventures. A majority of the retail products sold on Amazon aren’t actually sold by Amazon at all but rather by its sprawling network of third party “marketplace” vendors. The company’s relationships with those vendors, coque iphone 6s india foreign and domestic, are at the center of a web of investigations and criticism. coque iphone 7 Third party retailers accounted for about 58% of Amazon’s retail activity in 2018, company CEO Jeff Bezos said coque xr iphone earlier this year, and they sold a cumulative $160 billion worth of goods. 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Those who handle their own logistics face stiff penalties for even minor delivery mishaps, including being suspended from selling on the platform,” the vendor alleges. The coque iphone 6s disney raiponce claims come as Amazon faces antitrust probes in both the US and EU investigating its marketplace. Critics say that the company collects data from third party marketplace sales to coque iphone 5s pailleté choose what it should produce and promote in its own house brands. coque iphone xs “When providing a marketplace for independent sellers, Amazon continuously collects data about the activity on its platform,” the European Commission’s competition bureau said in July. “Based on the Commission’s preliminary fact finding, Amazon appears to use competitively sensitive information about marketplace sellers, their products and transactions on the marketplace,” to boost its own sales. 2020 Cond Nast. 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