• The Guardian view on Amazon's dominance: we have to make different choices | Editorial

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    Amazon has helped many in lockdown, and reaped soaring profits. But the company must be held to account It was hard to miss the fact that Amazon Prime had a sale this week. Newspapers and magazines covered the event as a celebration of consumption. This on top of a coronavirus pandemic that has accelerated the collapse of already struggling bricks-and-mortar retailers. It is not surprising that so many of us shop with Amazon. The prices seem low. Purchases arrive promptly. But an examination of this gift horse's mouth also raises serious concerns. Even before the pandemic Amazon's...
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