Friday, October 02, 2015

Amazon Is Banning Apple TV and Chromecast. And That's Gross | WIRED

Final paragraphs from another Amazon strategy tax perspective; if Amazon is as customer-focused as it has always claimed to be, watch for this policy to be reversed by Monday

 "Meanwhile, Amazon exposes itself to another kind of confusion: Whether it’s really the company its customers trust it to be. “For all that Amazon is dressing this up as providing the best customer experience, it certainly looks like an anti-competitive move, and goes against Amazon’s reputation as the ‘everything store,'” says Jackdaw Research CEO Jan Dawson.

That’s also what makes Amazon’s decision substantively different from Apple shunning Bose. Both companies are acting out of self-interest, but the degree to which that disjoints its customers’ expectations couldn’t be more different. You go to the Apple Store looking for Apple products; you go to Amazon looking for whatever you want. By the end of October, at least in this instance, you won’t be able to find it."
Amazon Is Banning Apple TV and Chromecast. And That's Gross | WIRED
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