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Amazon is piling ads into search results and top consumer brands are paying up for prominent placement

The Amazon logo displayed on a smartphone and a PC screen.Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket via Getty ImagesSearch for “toothpaste” on Amazon, and the top of the web page will show you a mix of popular brands like Colgate, Crest and Sensodyne. Try a separate search for “deodorant” and you’ll first see products from Secret, Dove…

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Amazon has banned over 600 Chinese brands as part of review fraud crackdown

Have you noticed some well-known tech accessory makers disappearing from Amazon? Those aren’t just rare incidents — they’re part of a larger campaign. In a response to The Verge, Amazon has confirmed a South China Morning Post report that the internet giant has banned over 600 Chinese brands (spread across 3,000 seller accounts) over review…

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Amazon perma-bans hundreds of Chinese brands over review manipulation

Amazon recently cracked down on companies that engaged in practices leading to inauthentic product reviews, it has been revealed. More than 600 Chinese brands have been permanently banned from the online retailer’s platform as a result of these practices, the company confirmed, an action intended to preserve the integrity of reviews presented to customers. It’s…

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The 55 best shows on Amazon Prime Video right now

Did you know that in addition to watching amazing original series like The Boys, The Wilds, and Fleabag on Amazon Prime Video, you can also check out plenty of great network series, including multiple seasons in many cases? This is all with your base Amazon Prime Video subscription. Yes, some series require a secondary subscription, but there’s…

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Amazon is practically giving away the Apple Watch 6 today

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. One of the best smartwatches out there right now, the Apple Watch Series 6 is down to just $329 at Amazon, a saving of $70 on the usual price. While it’s not the latest Apple Watch any more, it remains one…

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29 Products From Amazon That’ll Help Dog Owners Get Truly Impressive Results

If your pup has a problem, we probably have a solution.We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh,…

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Amazon faces Teamsters union drive at Canadian warehouse

People hold a banner at the Amazon facility as members of a congressional delegation arrive to show their support for workers who will vote on whether to unionize, in Bessemer, Alabama, U.S. March 5, 2021.Dustin Chambers | ReutersAmazon warehouse workers in Alberta, Canada, have filed for a union election, a major labor union said Tuesday,…

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Amazon overhauls Kindle e-reader interface offering easy-to-use features

What just happened? Amazon’s latest software update for the Kindle e-reader comes with a significant interface refresh. The update changes the home screen, library view, and settings to make reaching specific options easier. More interface upgrades are coming later this year. The update (version 5.13.7) is for eighth-generation Kindles or above and seventh-generation or newer…

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EXCLUSIVE Amazon hikes starting pay to $18 an hour as it hires for 125000 more logistics jobs

A worker assembles a box for delivery at the Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File PhotoSept 14 (Reuters) – Inc (AMZN.O) has increased its average starting wage in the United States to more than $18 an hour and plans to hire another 125,000 warehouse and transportation workers, an…

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DC AG expands Amazon lawsuit to include wholesaler pricing tactics

Washington, DC Attorney General Karl Racine has filed an amended antitrust lawsuit against Amazon. He accused Amazon of strong-arming wholesalers that provide it with products into anti-competitive agreements and making them subsidize lower prices. Engadget has contacted Amazon for comment. The AG contends that Amazon requires a guarantee from wholesalers that it will make a…