Etsy bets on personalized gifts to keep hold of new customers

Etsy bets on personalized gifts to keep hold of new customers

When the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention announced in April that Americans should wear masks to stop the spread of Covid-19, millions scrambled to find face coverings. Etsy sellers saw the demand, and started sewing. That quick thinking led to over $600...
Etsy’s partnership with Klarna is a boon for holiday shoppers

Etsy’s partnership with Klarna is a boon for holiday shoppers

Just in time for the holidays, Etsy shoppers can now use Klarna to “buy now, pay later,” on certain purchases. With jobless claims still high, and with no second coronavirus aid package in sight, Americans will be watching their budgets this holiday season. The Klarna...
Etsy sellers face fees for ads they did not place

Etsy sellers face fees for ads they did not place

Etsy is still trying to assuage sellers’ concerns months after the newest ad product launch.  On Wednesday, the company published a blog post to address three “myths” surrounding offsite ads to assuage sellers’ concerns. Etsy has seen an explosion of growth as sales...
A costly move: Etsy shakes things up with free shipping

A costly move: Etsy shakes things up with free shipping

Etsy’s new chief executive, Josh Silverman, is betting its success on free shipping to compete with Amazon, but not without much opposition from the Etsy community.  In July, Etsy announced its Amazon-like strategy of free shipping. Sellers were encouraged to provide...