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Amazon Home Services launches, competing with Yelp, Angie's List
Amazon Home Services launches, competing with Yelp, Angie's List

Amazon.com wants to be your go-to place for home repairs. The e-commerce giant Monday launched Amazon Home Services, a marketplace that allows shoppers to search for professionals in more than 700 service options including snow removal and Spanish lessons. The marketplace is expected to compete against consumer review sites like Angie's List and Yelp, as well as advertising sites like craigslist. Amazon Home Services is available with varying levels of coverage in more than 40 states. Major metropolitan cities like New York, Seattle, Los Angeles and San Francisco are currently the only ones with high coverage. Professionals can join the service on an invite-only basis, and...

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