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Etsy News

Etsy is a marketplace for hand made and craft goods
By Chris Dawson June 19, 2017 - 8:05 am

Etsy reposition search filters to display more listings

Etsy are testing the placement of search filters which they believe will increase the visibility of filtering options on desktop search results pages. If you're in a test group, you'll notice that Etsy have moved existing filters from the left hand side of search results pages

Etsy start suspending listings unless you use Etsy Payments

As of the 1st of June, Etsy have started a wholesale suspension of seller's listings if they've not migrated to us Etsy Payments. Originally the date to set up Etsy Payments was the 17th of May, but Etsy extended the dealine to the 31st of

Q&A With new Etsy CEO Josh Silverman 11/5/17

Etsy sellers may be pleased to hear that new CEO Josh Silverman is putting into practise his welcome statement that he would "look forward to listening and learning from our employees, sellers, buyers and shareholders to help ensure we are focusing on the most value-enhancing

New CEO and lay-offs coming at Etsy

It seems like Etsy is having a rough time of it at the moment. There will be change at the helm of the company and redundancies coming. The stock price has been adversely impacted by the news. The CEO Chad Dickerson is to be replaced by

Etsy streamline purchasing with guest checkout and buy it now

Etsy introducing two new updates to checkout: guest checkout and a buy it now button. Guest Checkout Etsy's Guest Checkout will enable anyone to browse, add items to their cart, and make purchases on Etsy without creating an account. If you accept payments through Etsy Payments or

eBay, Alibaba and Etsy make case against GST on online imports to Australia

The Australian Government is currently considering a GST (Goods and Services Tax) that would impact anyone exporting goods into Australia. Under the current consultation by the Australian Senate, a number of companies involved have made submissions explaining why this move would lumber them with cumbersome

Set up Etsy Payments or lose your selling privileges

Etsy have renamed 'Direct Checkout' to 'Etsy Payments' and are now requiring that all sellers sign up to their newly named checkout flow. Previously, Etsy have allowed sellers to add their own PayPal account or other payment methods. Now they are requiring all payments, including PayPal,

plentymarkets announce first marketplace plugin for Etsy

plentymarkets have added the facility for developers to create plugins to their solution. As part of the upgrade, their own staff developed plugins for each area of plentymarkets. Today plentymarkets have announced that Etsy is the first marketplace to be connected to their Software via plugin

Etsy Shop product order display tests

Etsy have announced that they will test rearranging the display order of items in seller's Etsy shops. Similar to eBay's Best Match, the test will order items based on information that they know about your items, 'specifically, how likely they are to result in a