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Etsy usually has a great holiday season — but Amazon could ruin things this year (AMZN, ETSY)

The holidays have traditionally been a special time for Etsy. As is the case with many retailers, Etsy's sales tend to spike during the holiday shopping season. But for the purveyor of handmade goods, the jump in sales has usually been especially dramatic, as we can see in this chart from Statista. To spur another big year, the company recently added some new features to its site, including a gift finder service, a gift-wrapping option, and free shipping on selected items.
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