Why Etsy’s brave new economy is crumbling
Traditional Etsy stores are being forced to compete with factory-made goods, assembly-line productions, and Chinese manufacturers.
On Aug 27, 2013 by Kevin Morris
On Etsy, sellers guilty until proven innocent
Months after their Etsy store closed, these two sellers are still waiting for an explanation.
On May 1, 2013 by Lauren Rae Orsini
The top 10 most important people on Etsy in 2012
These 10 power users helped drive Etsy’s biggest, strangest, and most controversial year yet.
On Dec 25, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
The Internet saves a same-sex wedding from Hurricane Sandy
Thanks to Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson and Foursquare engineer/wedding officiant Anoop Ranganath, two women were able to get married even after Hurricane Sandy closed the City Clerk's Office.
On Nov 1, 2012 by Kris Holt
Meet the crafty mother behind Etsy’s first sale
On June 20, 2005, Nancy Flynn logged Etsy's first sale—even if she didn't know it.
On Sep 27, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Wholesale primes Etsy for big business
Etsy Wholesale means handmade businesses can grow without growing too big for Etsy.
On Sep 24, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Resellers continue to be Etsy’s biggest problem
Etsy has expanded its team that polices the crafts site for factory-made goods. But is it enough?
On Sep 18, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Etsy CEO gives the final word on resellers
Earlier today, Chad Dickerson answered the most pressing questions from the handmade community in a forum thread.
On Aug 29, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Etsy may help shape U.S. small business policy
Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson urged a Senate committee to consider Etsy sellers when they write legislation that affects small businesses.
On Jul 23, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Contentious Etsy shop vanishes
Ecologica Malibu was accused of reselling factory goods on Etsy, prompting a user protest and a response from CEO Chad Dickerson.
On Jun 5, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Etsy CEO gets embroiled in reseller controversy
The CEO, Chad Dickerson allegedly once promoted a mass-produced factory item on the handmade crafts site. Users are not happy.
On May 14, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
On eve of protest, Etsy plans to go global
A global Etsy does little to eliminate shopkeepers' concerns.
On May 9, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Sellers up in arms against a changing Etsy
A seller offering factory-made, foreign goods has sellers taking action against "the world's handmade marketplace."
On Apr 27, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
Etsy defends accused reseller
It's against the rules to distribute wholesale goods on Etsy. But administrators say Ecologica Malibu is doing nothing wrong.
On Apr 24, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini