Scope (?):  All Topics
HouTex
admin
Hot or Not?
2

Amazon Launches "Handmade" Marketplace to Compete with Etsy (Take a Poll)

submitted on October 8, 2015 by HouTex in "Stores / Merchants"


Today Amazon launched their new marketplace for handmade goods, just in time for holiday shopping. They even sent targeted emails back in May 2015 to recruit select Etsy sellers. While Etsy fees are smaller (only 3.5%), Amazon's 12% commission includes discounted shipping, marketing and payment processing.

At launch, Amazon "Handmade" lists more than 80,000 products offered by more than 5,000 artisans from 60 countries. The store allows only products “made entirely by hand, hand-altered, or hand assembled” and excludes anything mass-produced or resold.

Read more about it -
http://www.chicagotribune.com/.....story.html
http://www.businessinsider.com.....de-2015-10

What do you think?
1. Do you buy from Etsy?
 Yes
 No
2. Would you buy from Amazon Handmade Marketplace?
 Yes
 No
3. Do you prefer handmade products?
 Yes
 No
 or See Results 

        

Favorite (1)
  Comments

Leave a Comment (members Sign in to comment)

Name

E-Mail (will not be published)

2 x 3 = ?

Emoticons

'Mr Green''Neutral''Twisted''Arrow''Eek''Smile''Confused''Cool''Evil''Big Grin''Idea''Red Face'

(more)


 

Browse by tags