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Sun Oct 10 2021 20:27:15

Etsy Lets Sellers Offer Different Prices for Overseas Sales

By: Ina Steiner

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Etsy launched an incredibly helpful feature, although it's not available to US sellers. The new feature lets sellers set one price for domestic sales and a different price for international sales. "This will give you the chance to grow your local business while expanding globally," Etsy said in Thursday's announcement. "Plus, with Domestic & global pricing you can offer free shipping."

Sellers in the US shouldn't hold their breath waiting for access to the new feature. A FAQ in the Etsy Seller Handbook article about the feature states:

Is this available to sellers based in the United States?
This feature is currently only available in export-focused countries. We care about feedback from sellers and will consider seller needs in other areas over time.

Etsy is also excluding sellers in India from using the new feature, which can only be used on the Web and has yet to offer bulk/quick editing capabilities.

Many sellers posting under the Seller Handbook article were pleased, but one UK seller wrote, "One international option just doesn't work as from the uk prices vary widely between Europe and the US so we would be punishing EU customers by increasing the prices to account for US shipping costs."

A seller in Canada called it a good step but said, "Offering one domestic price within Canada doesn't work long term. Every region within Canada has a different postal rate."

Check out the announcement on Etsy and let us know what you think.



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Mon Oct 11 04:45:14 2021

The Import / Export routine is a Waste of fuel.
A BIG polluter.
Unless it's life saving / sustaining goods,
it's a complete waste.
Stop it.

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Mon Oct 11 10:27:26 2021

I do not understand if seller is charging for shipping (not “free”); what are the other price considerations that require a higher selling price?

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Mon Oct 11 13:20:20 2021

Where is the list of countries where this option is available?  I clicked on both links in the article, and found them to be unhelpful.  



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