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By Chris Dawson September 22, 2021 - 8:00 am

Etsy Uplift Initiative to assist disenfranchised communities

Etsy has unveiled their latest commitment to economic justice - the Etsy Uplift Initiative, a series of programs designed to level the playing field and bring more economic opportunities to creative entrepreneurs everywhere. "Etsy is proud to serve as an on-ramp for entrepreneurship: anyone with

Will you be getting an Etsy Star Seller Badge tomorrow?

If you sell on Etsy you are probably already aware of their new 'Star seller badge' due to be awarded to qualifying sellers for the very first time tomorrow. What is The Star Seller Badge? Tomorrow, Etsy will start rewarding sellers with a Star Seller badge –

UK Marketplaces Rankings Tracker Full Year 2 – August 2021

We have been tracking UK marketplaces over a year now, comparing performance between the different venues you sell on. Today we start collecting data for the second year and are now able to directly compare performance with 12 months ago. We have kept the data

Is the marketplace pandemic boost over – Etsy Q3 Guidance

Etsy's share price dropped from around $220 to around $174.50 in after hours trading following their latest quarterly earnings, not because they turned in a cracking 2nd quarter performance but because their 3rd quarter guidance was weaker than hoped for by investors. This asks the

New Hermes Etsy integration coming this July

A new Hermes Etsy integration will offer sellers on Etsy greater choice, convenience, accuracy and cheaper prices for customer deliveries following the decision by Hermes UK to develop an API that will integrate their services with the global online marketplace. From the end of July Etsy

Depop acquisition completed by Etsy

Etsy have today announced the completion of its previously-announced Depop acquisition for approximately $1.625 billion consisting of primarily cash and subject to certain adjustments. Depop, a community-powered, purpose-driven marketplace to buy and sell unique fashion, extends Etsy's opportunities further into the high frequency apparel sector,

Etsy Category Updates July 2021

The Etsy Category Updates for July 2021 are out and they include adjustments to take into account their every growing business from India. You can explore all of the categories on Etsy in this category list, and the latest Etsy category updates are below: July 2021

Etsy to acquire Brazilian marketplace Elo7

Etsy have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Elo7, a privately held marketplace for unique, handmade items, ranked as a top 10 ecommerce site in Brazil. Etsy were likely lured by Elo7's success in being a leader of 'custom and made-to-order' products in Brazil, something that

Etsy buys Depop fashion app for $1.625 billion

Etsy are to massively broaden their appeal to Gen Z fashion consumers with the acquisition of the Depop fashion app marketplace for $1.625 billion. Depop significantly grows Etsy's GMS in the apparel sector, which was ~$1 billion in 2020. Depop is primarily known for

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