According to a media report, the european commission is shortly before that amazon officially introduces anticompetitive behavior in dealing with handlers on its own platform. The wall street journal reports, brussels authority will be coming or performing weekly complaints to amazon, to which the US group can then comment. The commission wants to accuse the amazon accordingly to complete data from handlers on the marketplace to develop their own products and to competition to the handlers.
The handling of amazon with its own marketplace has been in the focus of cartel butords in europe and the USA. Handler can sell their articles to the amazon website and access the logistics infrastructure of the group as needed. According to the company, more than half of the gross gross sales generated worldwide, this sellers. The wall street journal had reported in april that amazon sales data of individual products of marketplace handlers should have used to develop lucrative competition products under their own label.
Margrethe vestager, the EU competition commissarin, has now apparently compiled enough information to provide amazon this premiere. The so-called notification of objections to the report, according to the report, is a formal step in the investigation of inspection competition inspection. The parties are informed in writing about the points and can then see the files and take comment. The EU commission then concludes that there are sufficient evidence for violations of violations, it can prohibit behavior and conduct funds of up to 10 percent of worldwide annual turnover.