There’s no doubt that as Amazon has grown, brick-and-mortar stores and mom-and-pop shops have closed their doors. But correlation doesn’t prove causation. If it wasn’t Amazon, it could have been someone else. And can a business like Amazon really be blamed if it’s just catering to changing consumer habits?
And as Amazon grows, its sellers grow too—and make a lot of money at the same time. Ian Sells, the founder of Million Dollar Sellers, says he’s created multiple 7-figure businesses buying generic products, branding them, and selling them on Amazon.
NTD asked him if he worries Amazon will just copy his good ideas.