Etsy is buying the fashion resale app Depop for $1.6 billion.

The acquisition is the latest to underscore the skyrocketing popularity of secondhand fashion platforms amid the pandemic.

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Online Scammers Have a New Offer For You: Vaccine Cards

Hundreds of sellers are offering false and stolen vaccine cards, as businesses and states weigh proof of vaccinations for getting people back to work and play.

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Socially Distant Wedding Activities

From talent shows to trivia quizzes, here are a few creative ways to keep guests entertained and engaged, while observing health and safety protocols whatever your state’s restrictions are.

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Why T-Shirts Promoting the Capitol Riot Are Still Available Online

Merchandise with phrases like “Battle for Capitol Hill Veteran” could still be purchased on major e-commerce sites, a sign of how the platforms have struggled to remove the goods.

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Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll

Investors of all stripes piled into stocks this year, creating levels of froth reminiscent of the dot-com boom. Analysts say there’s room to go higher, but some worry about a bubble.

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Etsy Was a Twee Culture Punchline. Now It’s a Wall Street Darling.

Shares of Etsy, the online marketplace, are up 250 percent this year, a rise fueled by skyrocketing pandemic mask sales and a push by investors to run its business better.

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Holiday Cards for 2020

In a year marked by distance, loss and virtual stand-ins, physical greeting cards are selling quite well.

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Send Joy During a Stressful Year With a Holiday Card

You can still connect with loved ones near and far with a holiday card, and referencing the pandemic is OK. Just be mindful of your tone.

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A Collective Sigh of Relief Pushes the Stock Market Up

News of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine progress, and Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory, gave investors reason to cheer.

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Smash a Coronavirus Piñata. You’ll Feel Better.

Buy one or make one, then destroy it.

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