Amazon Seller Tells Congress that Arbitration Agreements Let Big Companies Stifle Competitors

An Amazon seller told Congress that the online retailer coerces merchants hoping to its use platform into signing unfair arbitration agreements. According to CNBC, Jacob Weiss—the owner of OJ Commerce, a company specializing in home goods—told the U.S. House Judiciary Committee that he relies on Amazon’s commercial platform to survive and thrive. Since Amazon is