Los Angeles retailer Cult Gaia taps the appeal of wooden wear in a re-issue of a classic Japanese picnic basket. Selling at $98 for large versions and $88 for small ones, the contemporary bamboo baskets compared favorably with the original, available for $95 from an Etsy vendor.
Launched last year to take on Etsy, wood products at the e-tailer Handmade at Amazon are rising in price and style, as established woodworkers tap into Amazon's millions of online customers.
Martha Stewart's American Made furniture and home furnishings line opened a store at Amazon's Handmade marketplace, leaving eBay where it opened in 2013. The online custom woodworking and maker markets are heating, with Custommade.com trailing and Etsy facing big challenges for the custom made crafts marketplace. Handmade at Amazon, launched Oct. 8, 2015, has more than 200,000 items from 10,000 approved artisans.
Etsy is opening Etsy Manufactruring, a marketplace for its online sellers to find and connect directly with manufacturers. The move is a departure from its individual crafter-sales model. Etsy says it will launch later this year, with wholesale manufacturers restricted to the U.S. and Canada supplying four categories of its online merchants: apparel and textiles, machining and fabrication, printing, and jewelry and metalwork.
CAMBRIDGE, MA - CustomMade.com, the online marketplace for thousands of custom cabinet and furniture makers, is downsizing, with CEO Mike Salguero departing and co-founder Seth Rosen stepping into that role.
Etsy, the online market popular for selling custom woodwork and other goods, filed for a public stock offering U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock
Etsy launches a solution for our sellers based in the US to accept credit and debit card payments in person and help manage their multi-channel sales more efficiently.
Etsy, Inc., the online and offline marketplace for selling custom woodwork and other goods, filed a registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock