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Amazon Is Poised to Unleash Long-Feared Purge of Small Suppliers

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Two months ago, Amazon.com Inc. halted orders from thousands of suppliers with no explanation. Panic ensued—until the orders quietly resumed weeks later, with Amazon suggesting the pause was part of a campaign to weed out counterfeit products. Suppliers breathed a sigh of relief. Now a larger, more permanent purge is coming that will upend the…

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