Thu. Oct 17th, 2019

Amazon’s growth may be impossible to stop, argues this terrifying New Yorker profile

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/10/20908868/amazon-unstoppable-new-yorker-profile-read-this-antitrust

Amazon’s growth may be impossible to stop, argues this terrifying New Yorker profile
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Amazon is one of the wealthiest and most powerful corporations on the planet. But just how powerful is it, and how exactly did it get there in just under two and a half decades? To fully understand the company’s trajectory, and what it’ll mean for future antitrust regulation, I recommend reading former New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg’s new profile of the company, published in The New Yorker this morning. It’s aptly titled “Is Amazon Unstoppable?”

It features an exhaustive collection of intricate details about the company’s operations and history, combined with smart analysis and some telling on-the-record and anonymous quotes from current and former executives. But primarily, Duhigg explores the scary notion that Amazon may be…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/10/20908868/amazon-unstoppable-new-yorker-profile-read-this-antitrust

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