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Sellers Urge Etsy to Back Off on Free Shipping

Etsy sellers urged management to reconsider their push for sellers to offer free shipping. The response came in reaction to an announcement by the company on Monday. The impassioned pleas ...

eBay Sellers Deal with Sales Tax Monkey Wrench

Online sellers continue to struggle with state sales tax issues, and Minnesota just threw a monkey wrench into the mix. We encountered a thread on the eBay boards that shows how Minnesota s ...

Should Etsy Refund Buyers over Shipping Delays?

Sellers report Etsy is giving full refunds to buyers out of its own pocket over complaints, including slight shipping delays. That might sound unbelievable unless you re familiar with eBay s ...

Holiday Delivery Gets Silly

Customers count on their packages to arrive in time for Christmas, and online sellers take delivery dates seriously. But this holiday season, things also got a little silly. From glitter ...

Amazon Sheds CRaP Products and So Should You

Amazon doesn t want to sell unprofitable products itself, which it refers to as CRaP ( Can t Realize a Profit ). On the other hand, it has no qualms about competing with its own merchants for ...

Amazon Announces 2019 Fee Changes for Sellers

Amazon announced fee changes on Wednesday that will make it cheaper to sell in certain categories (via referral fee reductions), and will generally make it more expensive to use Amazon s FBA ...

Are You Experiencing Holiday Shipping Delays?

Are you experiencing holiday shipping delays? Or should we ask, are you experiencing holiday shipping delays yet ? There are rumblings today from online sellers who are starting to see ...

Amazon Challenges eBay with Preowned Luxury Items

Amazon is challenging eBay with pre-owned luxury watches, launched in 2016 and listed on its Amazon Renewed store. And despite the fact eBay has long offered luxury watches in various conditions ...

Trump Task Force Thinks Outside the Mailbox

The United States Postal Service has a monopoly on the mailbox, but what if it could monetize it as a means of generating more income? That s one of the out of the box ideas published in a report ...

ALERT No USPS Mail on Wednesday December 5th

There will be no mail pickup or delivery on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, though there will be limited package delivery service. President Trump proclaimed December 5th a national day of ...

Etsy Takes Pulse of Sellers with New Survey

Etsy is surveying sellers, and the type of questions is telling. Josh Silverman, Etsy s CEO, is very data driven and measures everything - Etsy did extensive testing of its TV commercials before ...

Etsy Considers Prime Like Shipping Program?

Etsy may be considering a shipping program similar to Amazon Prime. An Etsy seller reported last month that Etsy sent a survey to customers asking if they would pay a yearly subscription fee in ...

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