So I sat down to write a letter to someone, ended up writing a 23 page essay about the history of Amazon & Walmart, how Amazon isn’t a company – it’s a runaway algorithm – and where it is vulnerable.— Zack Kanter (@zackkanter) January 15, 2019
It’s too long for an article & too short for a book. What should I do with it?
Amazon just doesn’t understand people!— Daniel Vassallo (@dvassallo) August 15, 2019
And it starts with Bezos.
What kind of exec would think paying people to tweet that they like their job is a good idea?! 🤦♂️ https://t.co/L4oYcdQCTU
In meetings with lawmakers (to deflect antitrust scrutiny), Amazon lobbyists often lead with a pitch about how Amazon helps small businesses.— Stacy Mitchell (@stacyfmitchell) August 16, 2019
We surveyed 500+ Main Street businesses last month. They ranked Amazon as the top threat to their survival. 1/https://t.co/Iyms8SyVsM
Amazon used its standard playbook with the Postal Service: partner, learn how it works, copy the service, jettison the partner.— Stacy Mitchell (@stacyfmitchell) August 15, 2019
“The Postal Service delivered fewer packages…for the first time in nine years, as companies such as Amazon…begin to deliver orders themselves.” https://t.co/44m34ag9hw
The big take-away from Jeff Bezos’s annual shareholder letter yesterday is that Amazon is nervous — it’s becoming very worried about the scrutiny of its market power. 1/— Stacy Mitchell (@stacyfmitchell) April 12, 2019