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Online marketplace Etsy prices IPO at $16 a share

The site, which specializes in arts and crafts, raises $267 million for a valuation of $1.8 billion.

By April 15, 2015

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Surprise! Amazon opens online marketplace on rival Alibaba's Tmall

Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace for consumers in China plays host to retailers like Apple and Nike, which pay Alibaba a commission on all sales. Amazon decides to suck it up and join the list.

By March 6, 2015

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Ross Ulbricht convicted of running drug marketplace Silk Road

The alleged Dread Pirate Roberts faces up to life in prison after a jury finds him guilty of the so-called "kingpin" charge, among others.

By February 4, 2015

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Fiverr freelance marketplace raises $30M in Series C round

The new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.

By August 11, 2014

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Verizon completes its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL

The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.

By June 23, 2015

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Amazon, eBay ban sales of Confederate flag merchandise

The online retailers' prohibition comes after bans from Walmart and Sears. Google, Etsy and Newegg also make similar changes.

By June 23, 2015

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​Adobe Stock opens photo sales channel straight into Photoshop

For the thousands who buy and sell photos, the rules are changing again as Adobe links its software to its own stock-art site. Next up: an upstream connection so photographers can contribute works to the marketplace.

By June 15, 2015

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Retail video game industry suffered abysmal sales slump in May

Both software and hardware sales in the US retail market plummeted last month.

By June 11, 2015

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Buying PlayStation and Xbox games on discs isn't going away

The resilience of physical video game sales highlights one of the industry's rarer roadblocks to an all-digital future.

By June 2, 2015

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Etsy may face 'Handmade' rival from Amazon

Craft makers, would you decamp from Etsy for someplace called Handmade at Amazon? The e-commerce giant is looking to gauge your interest.

By May 24, 2015