Lawmakers Question Jeff Bezos on Legitimacy of Amazons Choice

Amazon is in the hot seat as lawmakers question their business practices. Last week, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent
Amazon is in the hot seat as lawmakers question their business practices. Last week, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter to Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos to ask how products receive the Amazons Choice badge. Started in 2015, the Amazons Choice badge is supposed to mark products with the highest customer satisfaction ratings, but the senators believe this practice may be deceptive. They believe the badge may mislead consumer to purchase Amazons own, sometimes inferior products instead of a competitors products, because shoppers view the badge as an endorsement by Amazon....

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