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As apps make it easier to seek refunds, Amazon limits its reimbursement policy

As apps make it easier to seek refunds, Amazon limits its reimbursement policy

Many online retailers promise price protection to customers, but after making a purchase, few shoppers take the time to compare prices across the Web and file claims for partial refunds.

So a handful of start-ups have built business models that involve doing that legwork and taking a cut of the proceeds.

Their work, however, may become a little more difficult now that Amazon appears to be judging more strictly requests for price match refunds. 

In the past, shoppers — or companies working on their behalf — who bought from Amazon could seek reimbursement from the e-commerce giant's customer...

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