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Etsy is a marketplace for hand made and craft goods
By Sasha Fedorenko May 15, 2019 - 5:00 pm

The Etsies – Enter the Etsy Design Awards with $15,000 Prize

Etsy have announced the launch of the Etsies - the Etsy Design Awards - the marketplace's first-ever global competition created to showcase the very best of Etsy's sellers. One "extraordinary" Etsy seller will be named the Etsy Design Award Grand Prize Winner and will be

Etsy search evolution: Etsy uses machine learning to boost search-based purchases

Etsy search is using Google Cloud machine learning technology to return the most relevant products to customers, reports The Wall Steet Journal. According to Etsy's chief technology officer, Mike Fisher "getting the first page right" is vital to the marketplace. Etsy's large inventory of 60 million

Etsy Q1 earnings conference call sees Josh Silverman focus on supporting merchants in 2019

Josh Silverman yesterday outlined four strategic imperatives during Etsy Q1 earnings conference call which aim to support Etsy merchants. First, a best-class search and discovery experience. Second, enabling meaningful human connections. Third, building a trusted brand. Fourth, leveraging Etsy's vast global collection of unique items. Search

Etsy sales up 19% in first Quarter as starts year strong

Etsy have kicked off 2019 in style with Etsy sales up 19% to reach $1 billion in the first quarter giving $169 million o f revenue and which is up 40% year on year. As a result they have adjusted EBITDA margins of 29.4% (up

Amazon 1-day delivery now sees shipments to 72% of US consumers

Amazon 1-day delivery already sees shipments to the majority (72%) of US consumers, says a new report by RBC Capital Markets. According to the research, Amazon delivers goods in one day to more than 95% US shoppers in 16 of the wealthiest and most populated states

‘Amazon consumers expect fast and free shipping, on Etsy it’s unrealistic:’ Etsy CEO

Amazon consumers expect fast and free shipping, this idea on Etsy is unrealistic, says Etsy CEO. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal today, Etsy CEO, Josh Silverman says that shoppers on Amazon are raising expectations for the customer service. They have an expectation of fast and

Etsy to intermediate all PayPal on Etsy Payments

Etsy have announced the end of standalone PayPal on Etsy Payments. As previously announced Etsy have implemented PayPal on Etsy Payments, via Adyen as the solution that powers Etsy Payments, PayPal will still be available as a payment method on Etsy but funds will go

Etsy Telephone Support now available in the UK, US and Australia

Esty has at last added Etsy Telephone Support for their sellers designed to offer an alternative and perhaps much faster route to getting help than email or online chat. Now, if you have a problem with your Etsy account you can give them a ring. What's

Etsy listing categories and attributes updated based on sellers’ feedback

Etsy have announced new changes to Etsy listing categories and attributes based on seller's feedback. Etsy makes regular updates to categories based on merchants' feedback, changes on Etsy, and their own research on buyers and sellers. Sellers can explore all of Etsy categories here. If sellers