Amazon faces watchdog probe in UK over its use of data

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Competition watchdogs are preparing to launch an investigation into how Amazon uses data collected from its third-party sellers. 

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been analysing the etailer’s British business for several months amid concerns over how it uses the data it collects through its website.

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