BROquet Gift Baskets

22 May

SO against TOU.



17 Responses to “BROquet Gift Baskets”

  1. Christine May 23, 2009 at 5:54 am #

    I’ve flagged AND emailed – and still they remain. Such an insult to the rest of us who are legit sellers on Etsy.

  2. Dee May 23, 2009 at 7:51 am #

    wow, you flagged and emailed, but this still remains?

    Etsy – fail on this one

  3. Ashley May 23, 2009 at 11:29 am #

    this is ridiculous

  4. JK May 23, 2009 at 2:08 pm #

    It’s not a bad concept, but nor is it in any way something that should be on Etsy.

  5. flaggingdoesnothing May 23, 2009 at 3:31 pm #

    Dee, you sound so surprised! This happens all the time – otherwise this blog wouldn’t exist.

  6. Gern Blanston May 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm #

    Does anyone know when etsy started sending convo notifications if you get flagged? I thought it was done via email.

  7. Gern Blanston May 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm #

    Oh and I’ve flagged this shop hald a dozen times.

  8. Gern Blanston May 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm #


  9. Gern Blanston May 24, 2009 at 4:42 pm #

    If you don’t like etsy’s rules of vintage, just make up your own!

  10. JK May 25, 2009 at 9:30 am #

    Gern Blanston — what a shop you found! Talk about on-line yard sale; the blatant acknowledgment that the things aren’t really vintage is just the icing on the cake.

  11. JK May 25, 2009 at 9:31 am #

    And BROquet is currently empty. Evidence of admin at work?

  12. Christine May 25, 2009 at 10:51 am #

    yeah i sent a nasty email this time to Etsy admin saying either they did something about it or I would publicly call the shop out on the forums. That was at about 10 or 11am this morning.

  13. Dee May 25, 2009 at 6:47 pm #

    awesome Christine!

  14. Gern Blanston May 27, 2009 at 5:18 am #

    And another gift basket seller:

  15. Gern Blanston May 27, 2009 at 5:22 am #

    And another reseller. Is it the weekend?

  16. forum rubbernecker June 2, 2009 at 9:06 am #

    Gift baskets are not any different from what LittleBlackBoxes or any of those others sell. Yet, they are somehow allowed. I will never get why people send their merchandise FREE to these people and then allow them to profit off it.
    Promotion FAIL
    Etsy TOU FAIL
    Business model WIN, however. After all, isn’t it clever to get your merchandise for free?

  17. Gern Blanston June 4, 2009 at 10:51 am #

    Yeah, I agree FR. I would love to see the LittleBlackBox type shops done away with. And there has been a proliferation of Mystery Box sellers too, ebay refugees no doubt.

    I still question whether mystery boxes are allowed as listings have to be for a specific item…

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