Still, Gaster and other Amazon experts point out that Amazon has no incentive to improve FBA or other services for its continually growing network of small-business users. “In regards to how they treat third-party sellers–there won’t be a change. And that’s a shame,” says Jason Boyce, an advocate for third-party sellers and author of the book The Amazon Jungle. 

Boyce also expects that small businesses will see fewer takeover offers under Jassy’s regime. “They’re going to be very careful and much more conservative about who they acquire because of antitrust concerns,” he says. 

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