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Etsy Rolling Out On-Demand Delivery Service

The service, a partnership with delivery startup Postmates, is launching in parts of New York City.

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As the holidays approach, the delivery on-demand wars are heating up. The latest comes from online artisan retailer Etsy, which is officially launching its Etsy ASAP service Monday in certain areas of New York City in partnership with delivery startup Postmates.

For a flat fee of $20, shoppers in select parts of Manhattan as well as Brooklyn and Queens, will be able to have same-day and next-day delivery of the site’s vintage and handmade items from local sellers. Sellers offering the pilot service will be able to schedule a delivery with a Postmates courier upon receiving orders. Buyers can track their deliveries in real time.

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