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Amazon is eating away at Google’s core business (AMZN, GOOG)

For more and more people, Amazon is now their first port of call when it comes to researching potential purchases — and that's bad news for Google. Over half of Americans now go to Amazon to carry out their first search for products, turning away from search engines and other online retailers, according to a new study from marketing company BloomReach. (The research was previously reported on by Bloomberg.
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