News about Amazon and search engine

This is an interesting news article from Forbes about Amazon and its search engine and product placement.

There was outrage from brands and consumers alike after the Wall Street Journal found that Amazon has been giving their own private label products preferential placements in organic search rankings

“I don’t think anyone is surprised about this, but I guess this is no different with in-store on shelf positioning of own label products, to some degree,” says Warren Fox, an assistant manager for Brother International’s online channels. 

Read the full article at:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kirimasters/2019/09/17/amazons-own-profits-might-be-hurt-by-its-search-ranking-system-too/