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Ah Etsy – that perennial conundrum: How to appear personal and local when you’ve become global and indifferent.

Earlier this week on Tuesday, 2 May 2017, Chad Dickerson, the Chief Executive of Etsy, quit his job following unexpectedly poor results for the first quarter of 2017. Etsy made an unpredicted loss of $421,000 (£325,000) during the period. The … Continue reading

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White backgrounds are practically de rigueur . . . but

When it comes to selling products online the received wisdom is that the white background rules. Even if it’s an item of clothing and being modelled on a human being more often than not the white background is de rigueur. … Continue reading

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