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
The 10 worst Valentine’s Day gifts on Etsy
Now that Regretsy has shuttered, it's our duty to tell you which gifts and less-subtle tokens of your affection to avoid.
On Feb 13, 2013 by Aja Romano
Snarky crafting site Regretsy closes up shop after 3 years
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.
On Jan 28, 2013 by Fidel Martinez
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
10 awesome things “Twilight” gave us all
Author Stephenie Meyer's blockbuster franchise may be coming to a close, but its legacy will loom large in fandom.
On Nov 20, 2012 by Aja Romano
Homophobic Facebook comment revealed as a hoax
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.
On Sep 20, 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
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
Etsy promotes alleged reseller
Giving weight to community criticism, Etsy recently featured Ecologica Malibu, an alleged online storefront for a furniture wholesale retailer.
On Apr 23, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
How Etsy prices penis crafts
You can sell just about anything on Etsy, but an ad for a phallic product will cost a bit extra.
On Mar 6, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
H&M to Regretsy: “You Won Today”
Just when it looked like the controversy had quietly dissolved, the Regretsy community came together once more to help Atlanta street artist Tori LeConsay.
On Feb 6, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
H&M learns the hard way: Don’t mess with Regretsy
Street artist Tori LeConsay turned to Regretsy for help—and received it— after one of her works was blatantly copied by H&M.
On Jan 25, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
PayPal instructs buyer to destroy valuable violin
How a potential flaw in PayPal's claims process led to the destuction of a WWII-vintage $2,500 violin, among other valuable commodities.
On Jan 4, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini
PayPal full of Regretsy
PayPal apologizes for telling Regretsy it had to return funds for a charity drive, but it may be too little, too late
On Dec 6, 2011 by Lauren Rae Orsini