25%+ of Etsy holiday purchases are across international borders

Strong start to the holiday's for Dumbo's Etsy.

Etsy Employee Parking by Premshree Pillai on Flickr [Creative Commons]

Etsy‘s message that they have one-of-a-kind gifts appears to be working.

CEO Chad Dickerson posted a report with some interesting facts about the Dumbo company’s start to the holiday season. Here are his words:

  • Between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, more than 36 million visits to Etsy generated more than 388 million page views.
  • This was the year of mobile for the holidays — more than 50% of visits were from shoppers on mobile devices
  • Over the long weekend, nearly a third of buyers made their first purchases on Etsy
  • More than 1 in 4 orders occurred between buyers and sellers in different countries, sending holiday cheer across borders.

[Etsy blog]

Companies: Etsy
Series: Brooklyn

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