How Amazon Exploits Small Online Retailers

“Our store has been closed with them for two years now and if you google the name of my boutique Amazon links appear,” she said. “We have sold on Sears, eBay, and others, and if we ask them to close the merchant account, the links disappear from Google. So why not Amazon?”

She has a compelling theory: “They use your name to lure people into buying from them.” —How Amazon Exploits Small Online Retailers.