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Buy Etsy Stock on the Dip Because Online Shopping Is Here to Stay

Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) was one of the biggest pandemic success stories.

The Etsy (ETSY) mobile app on a tablet display

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The temporary shutdown of retail stores and lockdown orders forcing people to isolate at home meant explosive growth in online shopping last year. Etsy saw huge sales increases and made headlines for the massive volume of cloth face masks sold on the platform.

And ETSY stock was among the top performers of 2020, gaining 310% for the year. Despite some weakness in March, ETSY has done well in 2021 also, up nearly 26% so far this year.

There’s still time to buy ETSY stock on the

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The Best Sales Online: April 16-18

There’s no time like the present to treat yourself to something new. From pre-Mother’s Day sales to spring savings events, retailers are taking every opportunity to knock prices down this weekend. To help you find the deals worth cashing in on, we’ve narrowed down the list below to the best sales online right now in fashion, beauty, home, tech and and more.

Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away, and a ton of brands are having sales so that

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Pandemic has forever changed online shopping, UN-backed survey reveals |

The study examined how the global crisis has impacted the way people use e-commerce and other digital tools, with more than half of respondents reporting they now shop online more frequently. 

“The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world. The changes we make now will have lasting effects as the world economy begins to recover”, said UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi. 

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UNCTAD conducted the survey together with Netcomm Suisse eCommerce Association, in collaboration with the Brazilian Network Information Center (NIC.br) and Inveon, a Turkish digital commerce company. 

The countries covered were Brazil, China,

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As shoppers stay away, small stores seek refuge online

NEW YORK (AP) — For small retailers across the country, the coronavirus outbreak has turned an already challenging business environment into never-ending uncertainty.

Amy Witt might have 20 customers on a good day in her Dallas women’s clothing store, and then none the next.

“It’s a rollercoaster we ride every day,” says Witt, whose store, Velvet Window, reopened May 1 after being closed since March. “We’re doing everything we can to cover expenses and keep the store stocked with inventory.”

Many of Witt’s older customers are still shy about going into stores, especially since the virus has resurged in Texas.

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Spartanburg shoe store owner survives COVID with online sales

COVID-19 hit many retailers hard last year, but shoe store owner Duffy Baehr survived her worst year in sales to become an inspiration for others in Spartanburg.

“Duffy embodies what Spartanburg’s success is all about,” said David Britt, co-chair of OneSpartanburg’s Bringing Back the Burg Task Force. “Particularly through this pandemic, we are all in this together and together we will come through this stronger than we ever imagined.”

Baehr of Baehr Feet Shoe Boutique at 401 E. Kennedy St. said her store was ordered closed last March as part of a statewide COVID-19 shutdown of non-essential businesses.

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