Four Amazon weaknesses retailers can exploit

| May 9, 2018

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Amazon's power continues to grow by leaps and bounds, and even brands that had shunned the online retail giant, like Nike, are deciding that they can't afford not to sell through Amazon channels.For retailers not named Amazon, the company's unrelenting march towards retail dominance is no doubt discouraging. But every Goliath has its David and Amazon is not impervious to competition. Despite its best efforts, Amazon has a fake reviews problem. According to a newly published BuzzFeed report, “a vast web of Amazon review fraud lives online, and it's designed to evade the company’s efforts to thwart it.” Amazon claims that fake reviews, the majority of which are designed to help unsavory third-party sellers boost their Amazon rankings and sales, make up a “tiny” portion of all reviews, but an analysis of reviews conducted by an independent Amazon review checking platform ReviewMeta found that nearly 10% had “unnatural” characteristics.

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