Etsy: Controversial Shop Isn't A Re-Seller, But A "Collective"

Etsy: Controversial Shop Isn't A Re-Seller, But A "Collective"

Earlier this week, a number of Etsy sellers and shoppers were upset at the website — which is intended to sell only handmade items, vintage goods, or crafting materials — for featuring a shop that some claim is merely a re-seller of mass-produced furniture made from reclaimed wood. But rather than pull the plug on that shop, Etsy has allowed the owner to attempt to clarify matters — and also told its users to stop being such meanies. [More]