Ahead of Irma, Outrage Toward Sky-High Amazon Water Prices
Ahead of Irma, Outrage Toward Sky-High Amazon Water Prices
Tips for reporting price gouging
08 September, 2017, 14:24
The online retailer is selling numerous supplies but some customers are finding third party sellers who are looking to make money off the hard to find supplies.
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As category 5 Hurricane Irma approaches the Southeastern coast of the United States, reports of price gouging have begun flooding into state consumer protection watchdog agencies. "Prices on bottled water from Amazon, and third-party sellers that are doing their own fulfilment to customers, have not widely fluctuated in the last month". That, in turn, was leaving higher priced offers from third party sellers.
Let's say you sell generators in Georgia. Twitter users were offering advice to panicked shoppers that they can turn to Amazon Prime to get water that's sold-out elsewhere delivered to their home before the storm arrives. Look at product name, size, quantity, manufacturer, item number and unit price.
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"Price-gouging is defined as a 'general prohibition of unconscionable prices during times of disaster", the law states.
Amazon told USA Today they are monitoring the website and removing offers on listings that "substantially exceed the recent average sales price".
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