Online sellers growing weary of Amazon's limitations -- and competition -- are finding other means of selling their wares. Many are turning to an outfit called Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), which provides a variety of online-selling services to over 1.7 million businesses. The thing is, Shopify is still just getting started.
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It's the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and that means people across the U.S. are looking forward to a day off on Thursday and a weekend shopping frenzy for the remainder of their time off. Many traditional retailers have been under a lot of pressure this week, but in the e-commerce world, things have never looked better for some companies. In particular, shares of Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY) and Global-e Online (NASDAQ: GLBE) were both jumping on Wednesday afternoon, and investors are hoping that what the two companies have done so far is just the beginning of a much longer growth surge.