back to article Amazon abuses dominance to keep wholesaler prices high, says DC AG in updated antitrust complaint

Amazon has been accused of pressuring wholesalers into selling goods at inflated prices on rival marketplaces through anticompetitve agreements, thus unfairly cementing its market dominance. The allegations were made in an amended antitrust complaint that was first filed in May by Washington DC’s Attorney General Karl Racine …

  1. DJV Silver badge

    What!

    You mean Amazon might be doing something naughty?

    Well, that's never ever happened before, has it?!

    /s

  2. Winkypop Silver badge
    Devil

    Corporate motto?

    “Bwaahahaha”

  3. Snowy Silver badge
    Facepalm

    That would explain

    Why some thing on a company's own stores where where higher price than that listed on Amazon

    1. MiguelC Silver badge

      Re: That would explain

      That depends, lots of brands set their own store price as the indicative market price which some stores undercut and others don't (larger chains will sell at exactly the same price point).

      It's also a balancing act between low price and wide distribution, if brands set their own store prices too low, where's the margin other stores need to justify selling that brand?

  4. Ashto5

    Ah Big Tech

    Well what did you expect ?

    Every startup that becomes successful pulls the ladder up after themselves.

    Amazon make money, they don’t sell goods anymore, the stock is someone else’s zero risk.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Land of the Free

    Market.

    Home of the Brave

    Whistleblowers.

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