Excuse me: Is Amazon really using this small publisher to try to prove that it’s not evil?

Last night, I was in my third hour of binge-watching The Bold Type when I stumbled upon an ad that made me do a double-take. The ad was for Amazon Storefronts, a section launched in 2018 as a way for small and medium-sized businesses to sell products directly through Amazon. The video’s got upbeat music […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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