Traditional Etsy stores are being forced to compete with factory-made goods, assembly-line productions, and Chinese manufacturers.
Regretsy, the blog that made its name by mocking the most ridiculous creations on crafingt site Etsy, is closing up shop after running out of crafting jokes.
Thousands of people joined a Facebook hate group and sent death threats to a woman who allegedly posted a homophobic comment, but the comment itself may be a Photoshop hoax.
The CEO, Chad Dickerson allegedly once promoted a mass-produced factory item on the handmade crafts site. Users are not happy.
It's against the rules to distribute wholesale goods on Etsy. But administrators say Ecologica Malibu is doing nothing wrong.
Giving weight to community criticism, Etsy recently featured Ecologica Malibu, an alleged online storefront for a furniture wholesale retailer.