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Can Amazon Dominate Local Services Too?

Can Amazon Dominate Local Services Too?

By Chris Crum

There's no question that Amazon dominates the online shopping landscape. By getting small businesses and local contractors on board, could it also dominate local services? It's going to try. Do you see Amazon becoming the go-to place for local services such as installations and repairs? Share your thoughts in ...

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