The Etsy pop-up market in Times Square coincided with the trading of their stock on Nasdaq under the code ETSY. People could buy real Etsy goods from real Etsy sellers. Fourteen Etsy sellers from around the world including a few local ones from Brooklyn;
Alexandra Ferguson (Brooklyn, NY): Alexandra Ferguson was working in the fashion industry when she launched her Etsy shop during a lunch break. Today, she’s an Etsy Wholesale seller and works out of her own factory in Brooklyn, which employs 5 people. She also serves on Etsy’s Manufacturing Advisory Board.
Goose Grease (Brooklyn, NY): Husband and wife team Anna and Juan Donado sell painted wood peg dolls and cake toppers created with the help of four Colombian artisans. What began as a hobby for Anna has become a successful Etsy shop with more than 5,200 sales.