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Here is another important concern I have about Etsy besides the flat sequential results.

Look at Amazon for comparison. I looked at what I have ordered recently from them in the last month or two. As you read the list, you will see that every single one of them except the final three are completely and absolutely guaranteed recurring revenue for Amazon and their sellers.

Non-prescription medications
Zip lock storage bags
Fabric Conditioner
Cascade dishwasher pellets
Kindle books
Rinse-Aid for the Dishwasher
Toilet Paper
Paper towels
Replacement electric toothbrush heads
Razor blades
Starbucks French Roast Coffee
Twinings Tea
Seeds of Change microwaveable packets of rices and grains
Light bulbs
Plain envelopes
Kitchen cleaner spray
Stain remover spray
Womens blouses
Nasal spray
Reynolds wrap aluminum foil
Shaving cream
Laundry detergent
Little bottles of spices and herbs (cinnamon, ginger, dried shallots, etc
KitchenAid scissors
Small hand exercisers (recovering from broken shoulder)
Canon printer

When I look on the Etsy website, there is almost nothing that is a guaranteed recurring purchase. It's almost completely one-time purchases.

To me that is a big red flag.

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