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eSellerCafe News Round Up – 26th June – eBay, Etsy, Amazon, Alibaba & More

Yesterday on the 26th June it was Monday again and time for another eSellerCafe News Round up. This is where we host our weekly news show on YouTube documenting the latest goings on in the...
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Etsy in Holding Pattern – More Layoffs

Etsy is laying off another 140 employees, or 15% of its workforce. This is in addition to the 90 layoffs announced earlier in the year. Total jobs lost are now 230 for the year, a...
Wedding Day and Amazon wants a part of it.

Amazon Handmade Goes After Another Etsy Business Segment

Amazon is taking advantage of Etsy's turmoil. Today the company announced they are introducing the Wedding Shop from Amazon Handmade. The handmade shop already offers a navigational selection for various occasions, but this store design...
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Shakeup in Etsy senior management after miss in earnings

In a bit of a surprise during the earning report, Etsy announced senior management changes including the ouster of CEO Chad Dickerson. Chad Dickerson will also step down as Chair of the Board of...

Etsy adds Android Pay to extend mobile shopping on its marketplace

Etsy, often seen as that quirky place you buy some homemade stuff, is growing up to become a niche marketplace competitor to Amazon and eBay. Not anywhere near in size of those marketplaces, but enough...

Amazon and eBay to Fight Proposed New York Sales Tax Law Impacting 3rd Party...

According to a New York Daily News article from today, Amazon, eBay, and other tech giants are set to fight New York state on a new sales tax plan to make online marketplaces responsible...