EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2853 - July 23, 2012     1 of 6

Etsy Sales Up 65 Percent in June over Last Year

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Etsy sellers increased sales 65% in June 2012 to $61.9 million, up from approximately $37.5 million in June of last year. They sold almost 3 million items (up 54% year-over-year),

In June, 689,614 new members joined Etsy, up 77% from the number of new members who joined in June 2011. Members listed almost 2.2 million new items, and last month's traffic was up 24% to 1.23 billion page views.

Etsy June 2012 Sales

June 2011 June 2012 Percent Change
Dollar Sales

$37.49 million*

$61.9 million

65%

Unit Sales

1,913,151

2,951,224

54%

New items listed

1,791,604

2,184,850

22%

New members

390,547

689,614

77%

Page views

988,956,704

1.23 billion

24%

Source: Etsy.com
*This is an approximate number; Etsy originally reported sales of $38.4 million in June 2011, that number did not factor in refunds and cancellations.


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