Amazon Should Be Broken Up, Small Merchant Coalition SaysBy
Small Business Rising aims to separate third-party marketplace
Group calls for stricter antitrust laws, more merger scrutiny
A new coalition of small business organizations is urging policymakers to break up Amazon.com Inc.
Small Business Rising, which represents grocers, hardware stores, pharmacies and bookstores, on Tuesday laid out a set of goals aimed at reinvigorating U.S. antitrust enforcement, including a call to separate Amazon’s own retail business from the marketplace that hosts third-party sellers.