More Than 1,000 Etsy Shops To Shut Down For Day To Protest "Collective" Shops

More Than 1,000 Etsy Shops To Shut Down For Day To Protest "Collective" Shops

A few weeks ago, the Etsy folks stirred up a hornet’s nest of hate among its own sellers and the handmade goods community in general by featuring an Etsy shop that some accused of mass-producing furniture. Etsy didn’t help itself by later defending the shop, saying it is a “collective.” This hasn’t gone over well with a number of Etsy sellers and buyers who plan on taking a “vacation” on May 10 in protest. [More]