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Amazon's Trickle-Down Monopoly

BKC Faculty Associate Moira Weigel writes about third-party sellers and the critical role they play in lending Amazon monopolistic power.

Amazon’s Trickle-Down Monopoly shows that it is by eliciting and constraining the agency of small business owners — rather than simply eliminating them — that Amazon has gained its power over global retail. In the process, countless small businesses across the world have made themselves in Amazon’s image.”

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