Alibaba antitrust investigation: what is the ‘picking one from the two’ practice that triggered an official probe?

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Alibaba antitrust investigation: what is the ‘picking one from the two’ practice that triggered an official probe?

The move by China’s antitrust regulator to launch an investigation into the alleged monopolistic practices of Alibaba Group Holding will be the first time authorities have cracked down on the so-called “picking one from two” practice, despite its years-long use in the e-commerce market.The tactic, in which online merchants are forced to choose only one platform as their exclusive distribution channel, is widespread in China, especially during the shopping festivals such as November 11.Under the…

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