Amazon in Hot Water Again For Allegedly Using Seller Data to Launch Competing Products

Amazon Office Building

The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon employees accessed proprietary data collected from third-party marketplace sellers to launch its own products in violation of company policies and contradictory statements to Congress. The Journal report relies on interviews with 20 former Amazon employees who worked for its private-label division and on internal documents WSJ reviewed. In […]

Survey Shows International Purchases Will Fall by 24% Because of COVID-19

Whistl

U.K. delivery management company Whistl has found that international online purchases in key markets will fall as a result of COVID 19. The recent survey of consumers in the U.K., U.S., France, Germany, Ireland and Australia were asked about the impact of COVID 19 on international online purchases with 24% saying they will decrease buying […]

Amazon Revealed as Anonymous £250,000 Donor to UK Book Stores

Amazon U.K. Donates Books

It has been revealed today in an unexpected move that Amazon was behind the mystery donation to a fundraising campaign to support UK bookstores that have been forced to close due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus. Created at the start of the lockdown in the UK by Gayle Lazda from the London Review Bookshop, Picador’s Kishani […]