Amazon Faces Angry Twitter Mob Over $100 Water | Euronews

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An Amazon representative told NBC News in a statement that the company does not “engage in surge pricing and product prices do not fluctuate by region or delivery location.”

“We are actively monitoring our website and removing offers on bottled water that substantially exceed the recent average sales price. Prices have not widely fluctuated in the last month. Lower priced offers are quickly selling out, leaving higher priced offers from third party sellers,” the representative said.

If Amazon customers see a product that has “substantially increased in price,” the representative said they can contact Amazon customer service to investigate and if warranted, they’ll take appropriate action.

The examples shared on Twitter were from third-party vendors. Price gouging to capitalize on an emergency is against the law in Florida.

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