Robert Reed

Will 'power hungry' Amazon get too big for its own good?

Will 'power hungry' Amazon get too big for its own good?

Ever since Amazon made its blockbuster bid for Whole Foods last week, there's been speculation over what the e-commerce powerhouse is going to try and buy next.

Chicago-based Grubhub, the online restaurant delivery service? Nordstrom department stores? Maybe it doubles down and buys another grocery store chain?

Those are intriguing questions, but here's another one: Is Amazon primed to violate federal antitrust laws designed to protect competition and consumers?

It's unlikely antitrust issues will derail Amazon's $13.7 billion attempt to purchase the upscale organic food store owner. Nonetheless, Amazon-related antitrust questions assuredly are going to surface as the...

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