Etsy Acquires Musical Instruments Marketplace Reverb

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Etsy has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Reverb, the marketplace for new, used and vintage music gear for $275 million in cash. The acquisition is still subject to certain adjustments with respect to cash, debt, working capital, transaction expenses and the value of equity awards granted in connection with the transaction. Reverb made buying […]

Some Etsy Sellers are Not Happy with The New Free Shipping Push

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This week Etsy announced it would make Free Shipping a core part of the Etsy shopping experience. READ MORE: Etsy to favor listings with free shipping in US search results Since last year there have been suggestions that Etsy may push toward a higher adoption of offering free shipping by sellers, but it has not […]

Etsy to favor listings with free shipping in US search results

Etsy Free Shipping

Etsy, the global marketplace for unique and creative goods, today announced plans to make free shipping a core part of the Etsy shopping experience. Etsy is providing sellers with tools and support to help them guarantee free shipping to US buyers who spend at least $35 in their shop. By making it easy for sellers […]

Etsy update enables sellers to add different images to listing variations

Etsy announced this week they have added the ability for sellers to add images for each listing variation. This feature is standard for many ecommerce sites that sell products with different colors, sizes, quantities, and materials. Etsy sellers can finally add a specific variation to each image so that shoppers can visually see the differences […]

Etsy To Collect Sales Tax For 20 States And Washington D.C. By July 1

Etsy updated the list of states for which it will collect sales tax for its sellers. “Some states in the United States have introduced laws that affect online marketplaces such as Etsy. As a result, we’ve made some changes to how sales tax is handled on Etsy. We want you to know that we have […]

Etsy Names eCommerce Veteran Ryan Scott Chief Marketing Officer

Etsy has named Ryan Scott Chief Marketing Officer, effective June 24, 2019. Formerly CMO of Slice, a leading digital marketplace for pizza ordering, Scott has nearly two decades of marketing and eCommerce experience, including leadership roles at Grubhub (Seamless), SoulCycle, and Pond5. In this newly created position, Scott will have global responsibility for the company’s […]

The ultimate guide to branding your Etsy business

Your brand is who you are, what people think when they come into contact with your business, what you value, and what customers will value when they see your products. In Etsy, where thousands of artists are selling their crafts, it is easy for your business to get drowned in the sea of crafts. As […]

Etsy Q4 2018 Earnings Call: We Take A Look At The Newsworthy Highlights

Etsy released earnings for Q4 2018 and full 2018 on Monday. The company had a phenomenal year and continues to grow the marketplace at a faster pace than most other eCommerce companies. Here are the high-level takeaways from Etsy’s Q4 2018 and full 2018 earnings report: In the fourth quarter, GMS was up 22.3% year-over-year, […]

Etsy Updates List of States for Which It Will Collect Sales Tax

Since the decision by The US Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, states have been busy revising laws trying to take advantage of the ruling. This week Etsy updated the list of states for which the marketplace is required to collect sales tax on behalf of sellers. The reason Etsy has to collect the […]