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Etsy Retiring Old Listing Form, Sellers Say New Form Still Missing Important Functionality Members Public

Etsy listing is evolving but sellers say new from missing important features as they worry about being forced to switch from old listing form.


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Etsy Testing New Sale Discount & Refund Features For Buyers & Sellers Members Public

Etsy tests new features offering more options for how buyers can receive & use refunds & how sellers can set up discounts for their shops.


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Etsy Father's Day Sale Snafu Changes Minimum Price, Opts Some Sellers In Without Notice Members Public

Some Etsy sellers report Father's Day discount activated without their knowledge, others say bug is changing minimum price settings for sale too.


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Etsy Gives AutoDS, ShineOn & CShip The Boot In Dropshipping Crackdown Members Public

Etsy may finally be beginning to crackdown on dropshippers, disabling API access for AutoDS, ShineOn, and CJDropshipping (CShip).


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Etsy CEO Is All In On AI, Says Human & Machine Collaboration Can Still Be "Handmade" Members Public

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman says AI-assisted creations can still be handmade, likening collaboration of humans & machines to electronic dance music.


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Etsy Charging VAT On UK To UK Orders - Is It A Glitch Or Proper Application Of The Law? Members Public

Etsy sellers confused as VAT is suddenly being charged on UK to UK orders when it did not apply to similar orders in the past.


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Etsy Deposit Debacle Adds Tax Day Stress For Sellers Members Public

Etsy deposit problems left sellers wondering if they would have enough in their bank accounts to cover their payments to Uncle Sam.


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Etsy Tests Scrolling Thumbnails Showing All Images In Search Without Viewing Listing Members Public

Etsy test lets buyers see all item images without clicking through to view full listing, with scrolling thumbnail display in search results.


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Etsy To Deactivate Inactive Shops Plus Changes To Delivery Estimates & Gift Messaging Members Public

Etsy warns some inactive accounts will soon be deactivated plus changes to how delivery estimates are calculated & new gift recipient messaging.


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Etsy Community Changes Cause Chaos As Sellers Unable To Access Forum Despite Being Logged In Members Public

Etsy community changes restricting access to active sellers did not go smoothly as many were unable to access forums despite being logged in.


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Etsy Introduces Estimated Profit Calculator, Sellers Say It's Missing Key Data To Be Useful Members Public

Etsy has rolled out an Estimated Profit Calculator, but sellers say it's missing key data and is really only a "some fees calculator."


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Depop Drops Selling Fee In UK, Shifts Burden To Buyers Directly Via Marketplace Fee Instead Members Public

Etsy-owned Depop drops selling fees in UK, shifting partial cost burden to buyers through "up to" 5% Marketplace Fee instead.


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Etsy Prohibited Items Policy Update Targets Political Activism, Violence & Hate Members Public

Etsy updates Prohibited Items policy taking aim at political activism with wider latitude to remove items deemed violent, degrading, or hateful.


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Etsy Quietly Adds China To Etsy Payment Eligibility List Via Payoneer Partnership Members Public

Payments update quietly adds China to list of countries that can onboard with Etsy Payments via Payoneer - Is Etsy feeling Temu & SHEIN pressure?


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Etsy Tests "From A Buyer Account" Tag For Messages In Continuing Fight Against Scams Members Public

Etsy tests "from a buyer account" tag in messages as struggle to fight spam & scams rages on, but users worry the wording may be confusing.


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Etsy-Owned Depop Testing Buyer Fees, Payouts Delayed As Revenue Pressure Builds Members Public

As Etsy continues to face pressure to make House of Brands pay off, are they turning to new fees & payment shenanigans to boost revenue at Depop?


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Etsy Seller Says Inappropriate Video Added To Listing Without Her Knowledge Or Consent Members Public

Etsy seller "Babyjewlz" says an explicit video was attached to her item without her knowledge, revealing potential vulnerability in Etsy systems.


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Etsy Continues Gifting Focus With New Gift Teaser Sneak Peek Feature For Buyers Members Public

Etsy's efforts to be the "go to" site for gifting continues with Gift Teaser feature allowing buyers to send recipients sneak peek gift message.


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