• Why the EU's New Amazon Antitrust Investigation Could Get the Retailer Into a Heap of Trouble

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Amazon has attracted the scrutiny of the European Union's antitrust regulators yet again, this time over the way it runs its core e-commerce business.
    If the EU's preliminary investigations morph into a full-blown probe, Amazon amzn could be in a world of trouble. Here's what you need to know.
    What's the problem?
    Amazon provides a platform through which it sells products itself, while also inviting third-party merchants to sell their products.
    EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, whose picture must surely be pinned onto dartboards across Silicon Valley by this point, said...
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