Posts Tagged: monopoly

Amazon’s Antitrust Problems

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Authors United, a trade guild representing 500 authors, submitted a formal request to the Department of Justice seeking an investigation into Amazon, accusing the online retailer of violating antitrust laws. The guild alleges Amazon is a monopoly responsible for price fixing. However, that might not be enough to prosecute Amazon, as Fortune points out: But […]

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Amazon Monopoly Threatens Everything

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Amazon just turned twenty years old. Even though the company might be too young to celebrate with champagne, competitors have begun to levy charges that the online retailer is becoming a monopoly. While Amazon’s tentacles spread across many retail sectors, the store’s dominance in books represents a major monopolistic threat. Fortune takes a look at […]

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