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By Chris Dawson June 2, 2021 - 12:42 pm

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

Etsy regulatory costs passed on to sellers

Etsy regulatory costs are going to be passed on to sellers to pay. This includes costs such as Digital Service Tax in countries such as the UK and France. It's yet another example of a US based giant who pay all the taxes due in

UK Marketplaces Rankings Tracker Year 2 – May 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

Achieving eBay Top-Rated Seller status with Amazon Shipping

Amazon Shipping are keen for you to use their service that they're even touting the service as a stepping stone to achieving eBay Top-Rated Seller status and gaining the eBay Premium Service badge on your listings. "Reliable shipping plays a role in achieving eBay Top-Rated Seller

Butt hole bear blunder sends Etsy seller viral

An Etsy seller from Leicester went viral on TikTok after she shared an embarrassing blunder with one of her items. According to charlotte's TikTok post, an amused customer left a polite review explaining that the butt hole bear design on her product had made her

Etsy reduce the impact of packaging this Earth Month

This April, to celebrate earth month Etsy have pledged to offset 100% of carbon emissions from packaging. This means Etsy will offset the carbon emissions from shipping, packaging, and materials at no additional cost to buyers or sellers. One of the most common sustainability challenges

Etsy releases Top Home Decor Trends for 2021

Etsy have recently released their Top Home Decor Trends for 2021. With consumers spending more time indoors, adapting, and decorating living spaces was a big priority for many. Top Home Decor Trends After a year at home, consumers are once again thinking about refreshing their living

Etsy supports efforts to #StopAsianHate

Etsy have recently released a statement showing their support to #StopAsianHate. More specifically of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community after the pandemic has caused an increase in violence, hate speech, and harassment. Etsy has made it clear that Racism, in all its

Etsy Offsite Ads expansion to publishing sites

If you use paid promotion then you'll be interested to learn of the Etsy Offsite Ads expansion to include publishing sites such as Buzzfeed, Martha Stewart, and Real Simple. If you're wondering if this impacts you then the answer is almost certainly yes, as all Etsy

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