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How Amazon’s Business Practices Harm American Consumers: Why Amazon Needs a Competitor and Why Walmart Ain’t It

$1,950,000.

That’s what our company paid Amazon last year.

We sell plush and construction toys on Amazon. Well, technically, we sell toys on our website, on eBay, on Walmart.com, to brick-and-mortar stores, and we sell on Amazon. But, really, we only sell on Amazon. In 2018, we had about $4,000,000 in sales but Amazon.com accounted for over 98% of that.

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Molson Hart

CEO at viahart.com. Cofounder of edisonlf.com. I write about entrepreneurship, e-commerce, supply chain, health, law, & infrastructure. twitter.com/Molson_Hart