New small business coalition targets Amazon on antitrust

Washington (AFP) – A new coalition of small business groups on Tuesday launched a campaign for tougher US antitrust enforcement, specifically calling for the breakup of online commerce titan Amazon. The Small Business Rising group includes the American Booksellers Association, National Grocers Association, and a number of local and regional business organizations. The coalition website said its goal is to “stop tech monopolies, such as Amazon, from cornering the online market by breaking them up and regulating them.” The move comes amid a growing backlash against large technology firms which h…

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