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Why It’s Hard to Escape Amazon’s Long Reach

In this detailed report, WIRED writers Louise Matsakis and Paris Martineau go over every aspect of the Kingdom of Amazon and why, exactly, it is called “the everything store.” Amazon owns a bewildering array of companies and subsidiaries. Besides shoes and snacks, it also offers everything from payment processing services, healthcare, and web hosting. And that’s not even counting Jeff Bezos’s own private holdings. Amazon really does have its long, sticky fingers in nearly every pie.

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