Amazon v EU: Has the online giant met its match?

Covid-19 has not been a harbinger of doom for Amazon, unlike the case with many other firms.

Its share price has actually increased since March – hitting a record high last week.

It turns out online retail isn’t a bad space to be in when all the shops are shut. Jeff Bezos’ mantle as the richest man on the planet seems safe, for now.

But around the world, governments are looking at Amazon and asking whether the tech giant is – well – too big.

Does it use its dominant position unfairly?

The EU now looks set to charge Amazon for anti-competitive behaviour. This could cost Amazon a lot of money and could alter the shopping experience it offers customers.

To read this BBC News report in full, see:
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53050716

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