Simon Beckerman's Net Worth Amid the Etsy-Depop Deal
What the Change in Etsy's Ranking Algorithm Means for Sellers
Amazon: What about the Sales Tax Ruling?
Amazon incurred $49.1 billion in operating expenses in the first quarter, including costs tied to its cloud computing business.
Could Amazon Make Its Retail Business More Profitable?
Amazon’s increased focus on profitability in retail signals that the company’s strategy is shifting. In this series, we’ll discuss that shift and others in the sector.
How Shopify Could Benefit from Tictail Acquisition
Shopify (SHOP) recently acquired Swedish e-commerce company Tictail.
Where Will Amazon’s Australia Unit Be in 2024?
This month, Amazon (AMZN) marked its first year of domestic online retail operations in Australia.
Solving eBay’s Growth Problem: The Great Hope of Cross-Border Trade
It appears that eBay (EBAY) is on the same path that rival Alibaba (BABA) has traveled: trying to capture growth by promoting cross-border e-commerce.
Walmart Takes On Amazon in a Marketplace Duel
According to eMarketer, Walmart.com is the preferred platform for most vendors looking to expand their online channels.
Inside eBay’s Growing Threat from Google and Facebook
Now eBay’s most important business is facing a significant threat.
Who Owns Etsy and Will It Eventually Sell Out?
How Does Etsy Make Money?
Should You Buy eBay Stock before Its Earnings Report?
Analysts are bullish on eBay stock before the earnings report. On Wednesday, BMO Capital analyst Daniel Salmon lifted the target price to $59 from $52.
Is eBay a Good Bet for Investors amid COVID-19?
eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) is one of the companies that has benefited from the coronavirus outbreak. As a result, investors have flocked to eBay shares.
Will eBay Stock and Its Buyback Plan Benefit Shareholders?
Last week, eBay stock recorded one of its biggest single-day gains in 2020. The company announced that it completed the sale of its StubHub business.
AAPL, FFIV, FB, GOOGL, ETSY: Top 5 Tech Calls Today
AAPL and other tech stocks are trending! Let’s take a look at what drove revised price targets, downgrades, and upgrades for today’s top tech stocks.
Wayfair Stock Tanks over Growth Concerns
Wayfair (W) stock was down 18.9% at 3:36 PM ET today. This drop in Wayfair stock wiped away its 12.2% year-to-date gain through October 30.
Overstock’s Retail Division’s 2018 Revenue
In the trailing five quarters, Overstock (OSTK) has missed estimates on four occasions while beating expectations just once.
Etsy Expands to New Vertical with Reverb Acquisition
Etsy (ETSY) stock price edged higher on the confirmation that the company is expanding into a new vertical.
Etsy Reaps Benefits of Cloud Migration
Etsy (ETSY), which started its workload migration to Google’s cloud platform in 2017, aims to complete the migration in 2020.
Why JD Shut Its Australian Office
JD.com (JD) quietly shut its Australia office, transferring the office’s responsibilities to its home country’s office, reports The Australian Financial Review.
Can Shopify Survive Microsoft’s and Square’s Attacks?
Shopify (SHOP) powers the digital stores of hundreds of thousands of merchants.
Why Groupon Wants to Maintain a Smaller Creative Team
Groupon (GRPN) laid off some employees in its creative services team last month.
Alibaba Business That Serves Amazon in China Posts Strong Growth
Alibaba’s China-focused wholesale marketplace, 1688.com, recorded strong growth in 2018, a top Alibaba executive revealed this month.
How eBay Will Use AI to Drive Marketplace Sales
eBay is also leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to drive gains in the business.
Who Is Paying for Amazon’s Whole Foods Discounts?
This month Amazon (AMZN) slashed prices on hundreds of items at its Whole Foods stores.
What’s behind Amazon’s Whole Foods Price Cuts?
Amazon (AMZN) cut prices on hundreds of items at Whole Foods stores this month.
Blue Apron Stock Rose after New CEO Announcement
Blue Apron (APRN) stock rose 7.3% on April 3. Investors reacted positively when the company announced its new CEO.
Why Alibaba Is Putting $700 Million toward STO Express
Alibaba (BABA) is set to spend ~$700 million on a ~14% stake in STO Express, one of China’s largest courier companies.
Alibaba Sets Sights on $155 Billion Seafood Market
Thai Union, a global seafood leader, is reportedly setting up a digital store on Alibaba’s (BABA) Tmall platform to sell a range of seafood brands in China.
Etsy Bets Investors Will Choose a Good Name over Riches
Etsy (ETSY) appears to be betting that investors will prefer it investing in safeguarding its reputation rather than driving revenue growth.
How JD Wants to Survive China’s Economic Slowdown
JD.com (JD), planning to shrink its executive team this year, is seeking to better control costs as revenue growth slows amid an economic slowdown in its domestic market, China.
Amazon Moves to Outsource a Tricky Responsibility
For the first time ever, Amazon (AMZN) cited brand counterfeiting as a serious risk to its business in its 2018 annual regulatory filing.
Is Seth Klarman Making Money on His New eBay Bet?
During the fourth quarter, Seth Klarman added 21 million shares of eBay (EBAY) worth $589 million to his portfolio.
What’s the Sum of eBay’s Parts?
If eBay decides to sell its marketplace business right away after separating it from the other operations, Elliott thinks the business could fetch about $15 billion.
Elliott Management Urges eBay to Restructure
On January 22, Elliott Management revealed a $1.4 billion stake in eBay (EBAY) stock.
Alibaba Agrees to Settle Its IPO Lawsuit
Alibaba (BABA) has entered into an agreement to settle a California class action lawsuit that alleges the company violated the United States Securities Act of 1933.
Will Etsy’s Strategic Efforts Keep Driving Its Top Line in 2019?
Etsy (ETSY) is a fast-growing online retailer with strength in the vintage and craft goods category.
Why Whole Foods’ Losses May Not Bother Amazon
According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Amazon’s Whole Foods business isn’t profitable despite its sales having increased since Amazon took over.
Why Etsy Surged ~8.0% in the Last Trading Session
On January 4, Etsy (ETSY) stock surged ~8.0% and closed trading at $49.70 as Goldman Sachs revised its rating on the stock to “buy” from “neutral.”
Here’s What It Costs Amazon to Run Its Fulfillment Program
Amazon (AMZN) is gearing up to report its fourth-quarter earnings results after announcing a plan to raise shipping fees for its sellers.
Rising Costs Kept Wayfair’s Bottom Line Under Pressure in 2018
In the trailing 11 quarters, Wayfair (W) has missed EPS estimates seven times and beaten estimates in the remaining quarters.
Why Wayfair’s Revenue Trends Have Impressed in 2018
Over the trailing 11 quarters, Wayfair (W) has beaten top-line estimates ten times, missing estimates just once.
Inside Alibaba’s eWTP Initiative
Alibaba (BABA) is planning to open an e-commerce trade hub in Belgium as part of its eWTP (Electronic World Trade Platform) initiative.
How eBay Has Expanded Its Authentication Service
This month, eBay (EBAY) reported that it is continuing to expand its luxury goods authentication service.
Why Airports Could Be an Ideal Location for AmazonGo Stores
According to Reuters, Amazon (AMZN) is targeting airports to expand its AmazonGo store format.
Is Etsy’s Pared-Down Strategy Working?
When Josh Silverman took over as Etsy (ETSY) chief executive last year, his first move was to narrow the company’s focus by discarding product initiatives that he felt stood little chance of being successful.
How Is Etsy’s Bottom Line Performance in 2018?
In the trailing 11 quarters, Etsy (ETSY) has beaten EPS estimates six times, either missing or matching estimates in the remaining quarters.
Evaluating Etsy’s Top Line Trends in 2018
In the last 11 quarters, Etsy (ETSY) has topped revenue estimates ten times and missed estimates just once.
Etsy Stock Impresses with a ~181% Rise So Far in 2018
Online retailer Etsy (ETSY) has risen an astonishing 180.8% to $57.43 on a year-to-date basis as of December 12.
Amazon Restores Global Marketplace in Australia
Amazon (AMZN) has lifted the months-long restriction that prevented Australians from shopping on its global marketplace.
What Are Groupon’s Three Priority Areas?
Groupon (GRPN) turned ten years old this month.
Esty Stock Rose 23.7% after Strong Third-Quarter Results
On November 7, Etsy (ETSY) stock rose 23.7% after its third-quarter earnings announcement on November 6.
Can Etsy Sustain the Top-Line Growth Momentum?
On November 6, Etsy (ETSY) reported its third-quarter results. The company reported revenues of $150.4 million.
Etsy Stock Rose 13.0% after Strong Third-Quarter Results
Online retailer Etsy (ETSY) reported its third-quarter results on November 6. The company reported revenues of $150.4 million.
Etsy Stock: Year-to-Date Gains Are Up Twofold
Year-to-date, Etsy (ETSY) stock has risen ~100% to $40.87 as of October 26.
What Activist Investors Could Push eBay to Do
eBay (EBAY) has experienced the pressure of activist investors before, and it could relive that experience soon.
Where Amazon 4-star Fits in with Amazon’s Strategy
Toward the end of September, Amazon (AMZN) opened a new store called Amazon 4-star in a New York City neighborhood.
What eBay Is Doing after Signing Square for Seller Loans
eBay (EBAY) has embarked on a program to get more traders to sell on its marketplace.
How Amazon Will Run Its New Delivery Service
Amazon (AMZN) has ordered 20,000 delivery vans for a new package delivery program that will rely on contractors for last-mile deliveries.
How Is Amazon Faring in North America?
Google commands 6.0% of the global cloud market compared to Amazon’s 34.0%, according to Synergy Research.
Analysts Revise Etsy’s Target Price Upward after Second Quarter
After Etsy’s second-quarter results, 56% of the nine analysts covering the stock are recommending a “buy” as of August 7.
Comparing Etsy’s Valuation to Its Peers’
Analysts expect Etsy’s 2018 revenue to be $588.7 million, up 33.4%, while its EPS are expected to be $0.47 compared to $0.48 in 2017.
Did Amazon Prime’s Fee Hike Translate to More Subscription Sales?
Amazon’s retail sales jumped 42.1% YoY in the first quarter, while Walmart and Target grew their online retail sales by 33.0% and 28.0% YoY, respectively.
Could Hyperwallet Help PayPal Woo Amazon?
PayPal expects the acquisition of Hyperwallet to enhance its capabilities and allow it to better serve e-commerce and marketplace customers.
The starting lineup for the Nasdaq All-Stars features names such as MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB), Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY), and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX).
Overstock Tanks 7.2% after Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sales Tax
On June 21, Overstock fell 7.2% following the US Supreme Court’s ruling that states can collect sales tax from online retailers.
Why Etsy, Inc. Shares Are Soaring Today
Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY) is up more than 20% in pre-market trading following three major announcements. Here’s what you need to know.
A Look at Valuations and Analyst Ratings for Etsy Stock
On April 30, Etsy (ETSY) was trading at a 12-month forward price-to-earnings ratio of 68.6x.
What’s Etsy’s Valuation?
On April 18, 2018, Etsy (ETSY) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 69.7x.
What Are Etsy’s Margin Projections for 2018?
For 2018, Etsy (ETSY) expects the adjusted EBITDA margin to be in the range of 20% to 22%.
Can Etsy Sustain Momentum in Revenue Growth?
For 2018, analysts expect Etsy (ETSY) to report revenue growth of 22.4% to $533.9 million.
What Drove Etsy’s Strong 4Q17 Bottom Line?
Etsy (ETSY) reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.15 in 4Q17, much better than analysts’ estimate of $0.09.
How Was Etsy’s 4Q17 Margin Performance?
In 4Q17, Etsy (ETSY) reported a 110-basis-point improvement in gross margin to 67.5% due to lower net fees from third-party payment processors.
Etsy Posts Impressive 4Q17 Revenues
Etsy (ETSY) reported 4Q17 results on February 27, 2018. Revenue came in at $136.3 million, up 23.7% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis and $132.6 million better than analyst estimates.
Etsy Stock Surges on Better-than-Expected 4Q17 Results
Online retailer Etsy (ETSY) posted its 4Q17 results on February 27, 2018, after the market close.
Could Etsy’s 4Q17 Margins Impress?
Margin expectations Etsy (ETSY) remains focused on driving its margin growth through cost cutting and improving the efficiency of its operations. In 4Q17, analysts expect the company to report a gross margin of 66.1%, compared with 66.4% in 4Q16. The company’s adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) are expected to be $22.8 million, […]
Why Etsy Stock Is Rated a ‘Hold’ by a Majority of Analysts
On December 21, 2017, KeyBanc initiated converge on Etsy with a “buy” rating and a target price of $26.00.
A Look at Etsy’s Valuations before Its 4Q17 Results
On January 24, 2018, Etsy (ETSY) was trading at a 12-month forward price-to-earnings ratio of 66.6x.
How Analysts View Etsy’s Upcoming 4Q17 Results
In 3Q17, Etsy reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.21 and sales of $106.4 million.
Etsy Working to Improve the Seller Community’s Experience
Over the Labor Day weekend, sellers were given a tool that helped them manage their sales and discounts, leading to its first sitewide sale.
Etsy Enhancing Its Buyer Experience to Augment Sales
During its fiscal 3Q17 earnings conference call, Etsy said that it had implemented a structured return policy.
Etsy in 2017: A Year of Sweeping Changes
In March 2017, Black-and-White Capital sent a letter to Etsy’s board of directors, noting that the company had a variety of execution and corporate governance issues.
Factors that Help Etsy Stand Out in the e-Commerce Space
Etsy (ETSY) reported strong 3Q17 results and ended fiscal 2017 with its stock price rising 73.6%. This increase beat the S&P 500 Index’s (SPY) gain of 19.4%.