Talk:Amazon.com

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Suggest removal or clean up of paragraph[edit]

I would remove this entire paragraph. It seems non-neutral and makes statements I find questionable. At the least it is in need of some rework or citations. 212.26.44.101 (talk) 21:04, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

Amazon also employs the use of drop shippers or meta sellers. These are members or entities that advertise goods on Amazon who order these goods direct from other competing websites but usually from other Amazon members. These meta sellers may have millions of products listed, have large transaction numbers and are grouped alongside other less prolific members giving them credibility as just someone who has been in business for a long time. Markup is anywhere from 50% to 100% and sometimes more, these sellers maintain that items are in stock when the opposite is true. As Amazon increases their dominance in the marketplace these drop shippers have become more and more commonplace in recent years. The resulting damage to a supply and demand marketplace remains to be seen but advertising contracts with large search engines eliminating smaller websites from overall exposure these practices should have a negative effect on the industry on the whole.

Request for Canadian section[edit]

the call for "Amazon.ca" redirects to "Amazon.com" but this article has no content on the legal differences. Does the cmapny only exist n the USA and merely ship to Canada? Or does it also have a physical legal presence in Canada? 13:49, 9 August 2014 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 4.30.122.246 (talk)