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What Percentage Does 1stDibs Take from a Sale?

By bringing together some of the world’s best sellers and galleries from over 50 countries, our marketplace offers a unique collection of inventory for buyers seeking the most beautiful things on earth. As a seller on 1stDibs, you’ll reach millions of discerning collectors, sophisticated customers and top interior designers around the world.

Just like the vast range of furniture, art, fashion and fine jewelry offered on 1stDibs, each sale conducted on the marketplace is unique depending on the type of item, the price of the item and the membership plan a given seller has chosen. The commission rate, which is the percentage of a sale that 1stDibs makes, also varies based on business type (e.g., working with a vintage and antiques dealer versus an individual artist). We offer this range of sales to ensure fair and equitable practices that suit our different sellers’ needs.

This scale allows us to provide competitive shipping rates for sellers worldwide, and the commission goes toward our efforts to help you succeed on the platform. For instance, we handle much of the back-end logistics, saving you valuable time. Our fraud and chargeback protection helps ensure safe online transactions and reduces risk for any business or individual that sells merchandise on 1stDibs. And of course, our team is here to support sellers throughout the selling process, including dispute resolution.

We provide the tools that sellers need to grow a successful online businesses, remain organized and optimize their offerings. 1stDibs also offers expert coaching and resources that allow sellers to optimize their business on our platform.

If you’re interested in becoming a seller on 1stDibs, you’ll first need to be approved and selected to become a vetted dealer or seller. All prospective sellers must submit an application and provide at least two references who can verify they are a seller or organization in good standing, with top-quality inventory that adheres to strict standards for service and quality.

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