Amazon has a death grip on the US economy capturing nearly $1 of every $2 Americans spend online

Posted: July 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Americans already spend nearly half of their online dollars at Amazon, even though the multinational corporation is hardly the most cost-effective option for purchasing consumer products.

 

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Source: Amazon has a death grip on the US economy capturing nearly $1 of every $2 Americans spend online – NaturalNews.com

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(Natural News) It’s not just that the e-commerce monopoly known as Amazon wants to control every element of the retail market, both online and off. The true aim of Jeff Bezos’ digital Frankenstein is to control every element of the entire economy, a sinister aspiration that, if consumers don’t start taking a stand with their wallets – and politicians with enforcing antitrust laws – could soon result in Amazon controlling virtually every transaction involving the buying and selling of goods.

Americans already spend nearly half of their online dollars at Amazon, even though the multinational corporation is hardly the most cost-effective option for purchasing consumer products. Apparently too lazy and/or shortsighted to consider the impact this is having on…

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  1. Why buy on-line? What is the attraction? I take some cash from the bank and just go to Aldi to buy carrots, potatoes and other basics. Anything else is often bought at the Salvos.
    I did self-publish two books which are sold through Amazon, so I guess I did not entirely escape the Amazon Behemoth.

  2. I live in a much smaller “city” than you do, gerard. New Plymouth has a population of 55,000. Unfortunately the only way to get herbal products, secondhand books and organic seed potatoes is to order them on line. That being said I have purposely boycotted Amazon since I learned how brutally they exploit their temporary workers. There are many cheaper alternatives if people will only search them out – eBay, AbeBooks, the Book Depository and the Australian company Fishpond.

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