Independent merchants allege Amazon has an unfair advantage by sending free samples via Vine to get their own brands reviewed fast, amid an EU antitrust probe (Spencer Soper/Bloomberg)

Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:
Independent merchants allege Amazon has an unfair advantage by sending free samples via Vine to get their own brands reviewed fast, amid an EU antitrust probe  —  Amazon.com Inc. cracked down on fake reviews two years ago by prohibiting shoppers from getting free products directly from merchants in exchange for writing reviews.



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