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Etsy Makes Its Biggest Acquisition Yet with ‘A Little Market’

Etsy Makes Its Biggest Acquisition Yet with ‘A Little Market’

By Josh Wolford June 24, 2014

Etsy has just announced the acquisition of A Little Market, a French company that serves as “an online destination for consumers in France looking for creative goods made by local artists and designers.” Sounds a lot like…yes, Etsy of course. …

Etsy Starts Taking Translation Seriously Etsy Starts Taking Translation Seriously
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Update: If comments from Etsy users are any indication, Etsy is perhaps not taking translation as seriously as it ought to be (See comments at end of article). Etsy announced on Tuesday that it has added millions of local language …

Etsy Updates Its Tablet Apps For The Holidays Etsy Updates Its Tablet Apps For The Holidays

Etsy announced today that it has updated its apps for the iPad and Android tablets to make them more user-friendly in time for all the holiday shopping that will be coming its way. The apps come with a new look …

Etsy Brings DIY Tutorials To Whole Foods Market Etsy Brings DIY Tutorials To Whole Foods Market

Etsy and Whole Foods Market announced that they have formed a partnership, which will bring DIY craft tutorials from Etsy sellers to Whole Foods stores and its website. The partnership will extend throughout this year and all of next year. …

Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools

Etsy is looking to make things easier on sellers as the holiday shopping season approaches. The company has announced some new shipping changes with “linked” shipping profiles, an improved bulk editor and tweaks to the shipping upgrades offered by its …

Etsy Launches Member Appeals Program Etsy Launches Member Appeals Program
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Etsy announced on Thursday that it has launched a new Member Appeals program, so that members whose account privileges have been suspended will be able to file an appeal and have their case reviewed. There’s a contact form on the …

Etsy Gift Cards Launch In New Currencies Etsy Gift Cards Launch In New Currencies

Etsy announced today that it is launching support for two new currencies with its gift cards: British pounds and euros. This obviously opens up the door for use in a lot more countries. Now, Etsy users in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, …

Etsy to Offer Phone Support for Urgent Matters Etsy to Offer Phone Support for Urgent Matters
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Last month, Etsy’s Jeff Shah took to the company forums to address poor response times for customer support. He announced that Etsy users would now be able to tag certain emails as “urgent,” which would move them to the front …

Etsy Has Made Some Big Changes To Seller Policies Etsy Has Made Some Big Changes To Seller Policies
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Popular online marketplace Etsy has introduced new guidelines for sellers addressing how items listed on the site can be made, who can take part in making them, and how they can be shipped. Like other popular online marketplaces, Etsy has …

You Can Now Follow 'Pages' On Etsy You Can Now Follow 'Pages' On Etsy

Etsy just announced the launch of a new curation platform aimed at improving the shopping experience for consumers who base their purchases on trusted voices. Essentially, you can now follow people’s pages on Etsy. “In the vast world of e-commerce, …

Etsy Is Changing The Way Reviews Work Etsy Is Changing The Way Reviews Work
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Back in April, Etsy launched a seller survey aimed at collecting feedback from its community that it would go on to use to make changes to the site’s feedback system. This week, the company announced those changes. In an effort …

Etsy Gives Sellers New Shop Dashboard Etsy Gives Sellers New Shop Dashboard

Etsy announced today that it is launching a new Shop Dashboard designed to save sellers time by surfacing shop activity info in one place. The dashboard provides a summary of stats (like views, favorites, orders and revenue), a look at …

Etsy Just Surpassed 30 Million Members Etsy Just Surpassed 30 Million Members
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Etsy announced on Wednesday that it reached its 30 million member milestone this week (which is interesting considering they were just talking about having over 25 million on Tuesday). CEO Chad Dickerson took to the company blog to reflect on …

Etsy Greatly Expands Its Direct Checkout Feature Etsy Greatly Expands Its Direct Checkout Feature

Etsy announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its Direct Checkout feature into nine new currencies and fifteen new markets. A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “With 25+ million members in 200 countries, it is a top priority for …

Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals
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Etsy updated its Prohibited Items policy this week to ban the listing of items made from certain animals, such as those designated as threatened or endangered. This includes (but is not limited to) fur, pelts, ivory, teeth, bones and taxidermied …

Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You're A Drinker Hummingbird Feeders You Can Make If You're A Drinker

Word is that a lot of people are currently looking for Hummingbird feeders. ‘Tis the season. According to Yahoo search data, queries for “hummingbird feeders” have spiked over 400% on Yahoo this week. Searches for bird feeders in general have …

Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins

Pinterest has introduced what it refers to as “more useful pins”. Essentially, they’re adding relevant information to certain types of pins so people can take action on the pins that they like. For example, if you see some cookies that …