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Alibaba’s Making Merchant Changes After $2.81B Antitrust Fine

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Beijing’s anti-monopoly regulator has gotten serious about unfair business practices. Regulators fined Alibaba Group 18.38 billion yuan ($2.81 billion) after finding that the Chinese tech and market platform firm essentially forced merchants to choose between doing business with it or a rival. The practice, referred to as merchant exclusivity, falls within the realm of unfair…

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