The US Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorneys general have filed an antitrust case against Amazon for what they claim monopolistic pricing to customers and fees to e-retailers’ third-party vendors.

Amazon claims that its pricing techniques and tactics aid in creating competition for its merchants both on and off the platform and that restructuring the retail giant’s business models will result in higher prices and slower and less dependable shipping speeds reported Reuters.

Here is a list provided by Reuters of online marketplaces launched since the investigation of Amazon began in 2019.

Company nameAnnouncement date
Tik Tok Shop (US)September 12, 2023
SheinMay 4, 2023
Kohl’sMarch 29, 2023 (Expanded pilot)
MichaelsFebruary 27, 2023
Macy’sSeptember 28, 2022
TemuSeptember 13, 2022
Bed, Bath and Beyond (now 21, 2021
Hudson’s BayMarch 22, 2021
KrogerAugust 11, 2020
Target+February 25, 2019
Graph from Reuters


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