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By Chris Dawson January 20, 2021 - 10:29 pm

Etsy payment account reserve introduced

Etsy have updated their payment policy to allow for Etsy payment account reserve. In most cases this will only apply to new sellers and if you've been trading for more than 90 days you should be unaffected. "More and more people are doing their shopping online

Etsy have zero tolerance for hate

Etsy has responded to the recent news of disrespectful items being sold on the platform stating that they have zero tolerance for hate. News began circulating about disrespectful t-shirts with the words 'Camp Auschwitz' on them, brought to Etsy's attention after The Auschwitz Memorial asked

UK Marketplaces Rankings Tracker Year 2 – November 2020

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

Etsy Christmas Ads will have you crying into your stockpiled toilet roll

Etsy have released three short but powerful Christmas Ads, so you might want to grab some of that toilet roll you've been stockpiling before you watch them. Report from AdAge present the adverts which can be watched below. The Christmas Ads: Each advert looks at a

Etsy Q3 2020 earnings show higher-than expected growth

Etsy Q3 2020 earnings show higher-than expected growth across its key metrics. New Consumer shopping habits have allowed Etsy to sustain growth by driving retention and frequency of their existing buyers as well as becoming an important shopping destination for new buyers. Consolidated GMS grew

Etsy introduce Klarna ‘Pay later’ payment solution

Etsy have announced that they have introduced Klarna's 'Buy Now, Pay Later' solution giving US buyers a flexible payment option to use when purchasing on the site. The rollout of Klarna as a payment option will begin in the US and eventually make its way

12 months UK Marketplaces Rankings Tracker – August 2020

We have tracking UK marketplaces over a whole year to compare performance between the different venues you sell on. Today we're publishing the three months traffic up to July 2020 giving a full 12 months UK Marketplaces Rankings Tracker history. It's been a strange year

Etsy grows active buyers by 18.7 million (41%) in Q2

Etsy have released their earnings for Q2 2020 and the stand out metric is their active buyers. Etsy saw an influx of 18.7 million new buyers and reactivated buyers (those who haven’t purchased in a year or more) boosting their total active buyers to 60.3

Etsy Payments adds 7 new countries

Etsy Payments enables buyers to pay how they want, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, Etsy Gift Cards and of course all major credit card networks. Sales made through Etsy Payments are eligible for Etsy’s Seller Protection Policy, meaning Etsy can better support sellers should

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