Amazon fined $1 million for misrepresenting savings to customers in Canada

Amazon has agreed to pay a Canadian regulator $1 million to cap a two-year investigation into claims that the site misled customers about how much money they were saving.

The case concerned a sales tactic in which Amazon compared its own price on a given item to a higher "list price" to suggest a bargain.

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But the probe by Canada's competition bureau found that those "list prices" came from Amazon's suppliers, and the e-commerce giant didn't bother to...
15 Published By - Mashable - 2017.01.12. 03:02
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