Europe is closing in on Amazon, as Germany investigates if the firm is abusing its market position

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  • Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into whether Amazon is abusing the dominance of its marketplace platform.
  • The probe was prompted by numerous complaints lodged against Amazon by third-party sellers.
  • It will run in tandem with a similar investigation by the EU into Amazon’s marketplace.

Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Amazon over the potential abuse of its marketplace platform.

The president of the Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt), Andreas Mundt, said in a statement:

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