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7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Makeup counterculture lives on Etsy

Bottles of Firebird Bath & Beauty products in Baltimore. The company has been marketing products on Etsy since 2008, a marketplace that sells handmade cosmetics to consumers who are rejecting big chain stores in favor of natural products that sell for less.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Retail, Bloomingdales, Brigantine, NJ

Mon Apr 14, 2014

PSFK

Etsy Program Turns Hobbies Into A Source Of Income

Etsy's Craft Entrepreneurship program aims to help low-income groups who have craft and manufacturing skills but are unsure of how to unlock their potential for supplemental income and flexible employment.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

Editor's Note: The If I knew then series puts more-established entrepreneurs under the microscope -- asking them what they would do differently if they knew then, what they know now.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Hunch

The WHIR

Web Hosts Seek Out Partners in an Ecommerce World Where Every Dollar Counts

Being able to buy and sell things online is undoubtedly one of the most useful features of the internet.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Magento, Hunch, eBay, Startups

Wed Apr 09, 2014

News Observer

The makeup counterculture thrives on Etsy

Brooke Marton, owner of Firebird Bath & Body, at her home in Baltimore. Marton's company has been selling tinted lip balms and perfume since 2008 on Etsy, a marketplace that sells handmade cosmetics to consumers who are rejecting big chain stores in favor of natural products that sell for less.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bloomingdales, Brigantine, NJ

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Jim Breyer to Join Datalogix Board of Directors

Mr. Breyer is also co-founder and on the Strategic Investment Committee and Board of Directors of IDG China Capital Funds.

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Related Topix: Datalogix, Startups, Accel Partners, Facebook, Computers, Dell

DNAInfo.com

Pinterest-Inspired Home Goods Store Set to Open on UES

A home goods store that takes its inspiration from Pinterest and Etsy is set to open in Yorkville by the end of next month.

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Related Topix: Yorkville, NY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Q&A With Owner of WoodRiver WoodCrafts

Local Colorado entrepreneur, Josh Strimbu, learned the art of woodworking from his dad, and today he's passing his love for the craft along to his own three kids.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Forbes.com

The Future Workplace Is Now: How Etsy Makes 30 Innovations Per Day

When I heard about "continuous deployment" at Etsy.com, the rapidly-growing billion-dollar online market that deploys more than 30 software improvements each day, my immediate reaction was that this must be a hellishly stressful place to work.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Wed Apr 02, 2014

New York Magazine

No Comment! Buy Your Limited-Edition Tonya Harding Sweatshirt Now

This week only: Get your limited-edition, Tonya Harding - inspired "No Comment" sweatshirts on Etsy.

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Related Topix: Sports

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Unique beauty finds on Etsy

Have you ever shopped around on Etsy.com? There are tons of awesome products to check out, and this week, Hayley is crushing on all the cool summer jewelry you can find on the site.

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Related Topix: Poulsbo, WA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Fast Company

Fixing This One Big Problem Helped Turn Around Struggling Furniture Retailer West Elm

Jim Brett was haunted by mud-colored squares. When he started as West Elm's president in 2010, he couldn't believe how a furniture store could have so many products designed with such little imagination.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Retail, WilliamsSonoma, Business News

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Hot Air

Reid's granddaughter also got Nevada grants for her NYC theater

Look, I have no doubt that Ryan Elisabeth's Etsy shop and skinny-jeaned urban storytelling troupe are just fantastic.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Theater, Arts, Social Software, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

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