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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2268 - April 19, 2010 - ISSN 1539-5065    3 of 3

Etsy Sales up 87% in March, Year over Year

By Ina Steiner
EcommerceBytes.com
April 19, 2010




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Etsy March sales rose 87% compared to a year ago to $22.4 million. Unit sales were up 65% year over year. Sellers listed 2 million new items in March, 9.7% higher the previous month.

Etsy recently opened an office in Berlin run by Vice President of Community Matt Stinchcomb in order to pursue international growth.

Etsy March 2010 Sales

  March 2009 March 2010 Percent Change
Dollar Sales $12 million $22.4 million

87%

Unit Sales 788,253 1,302,597

65%

New items listed 1,321,317 2,008,387

52%

New members 157,000 246,834

57%

Page views 502,705,157 718,635,940

43%

Source:Etsy.com

About the author:

Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

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