How Amazon might be broken up is easy to imagine and it already operates in three discrete enterprises that do not need to be together to prosper. (Photo: David Ryder / Getty Images)

Shoppers browsing Amazon may soon be able to get items, sold by third parties cheaper elsewhere. 

The e-commerce giant is reversing a rule that ensured it would have the lowest prices on products sold by those outside sellers, according to Axios, citing an unnamed person who was aware of the change.

Amazon did not immediately respond to an inquiry about the reported new policy.

The move could dampen