Subscription boxes are all the rage. According to Forbes, Birchbox, which is arguably the most recognizable service and valued at a reported $485 million in April, 2014, led the subscription box trend with its 2010 launch. … Birchbox has reached nearly 400,000 monthly subscribers and has inspired many other companies to start utilizing subscription boxes.
So what is a subscription box exactly? A subscription box is a recurring, physical delivery of niche-oriented products packaged as an experience and designed to offer additional value on top of the actual retail products contained in a box.They target a wide range of customers and cater to a variety of specific needs and interests. Large scale retailers like Walmart, Amazon.com, CVS Pharmacy, Freshpair, and Lancôme use subscription commerce. Small scale, local groups also utilize subscription boxes.
We’ve compiled a list of the ones we think are worthwhile using the value-add comparission. 1. What are you getting for the cost and 2. Is that cost comparable to purchasing the products on their own. Even without the added value, subscription boxes may award you the opportunity to try things you’ve never tried before without leaving home.
6.Flaviar: Spirits Tasting Box ($20/month)
With 15,000 different spirits available and the ability to try before you commit to a full size bottle, Flaviar provides liquor connosuers and fans the experience to taste whats on trend. Learn more about Flaviar here
5.Not On The High Street: Men’s Accessories ($57.68/month)
No matter our age, accessories like cufflinks, ties, and scarves have their place. NOTHS provides a fun variety of styles that are general enough to fit anyone and match almost everything. Learn more here
4.Graze: Healthy Snacks ( $11.99/month)
With the first month free, and the option to cancel any time, Graze offers you the opportunity to snack on 8 healthy treats at your leisure. They provide perfectly portioned snacks from small, family oriented suppliers, creating a win win for snackers and manufacturers alike. Learn more here
3. Birchbox: Personalized Gifting ($30-60/month)
Health and wellness products from new brands in full sizes. If you love the products, they are available on their site for reduces reorder pricing. Birchbox is the largest grossing subscription box to date.
2.BRIKA: Home Decor ($25/Month)
BRIKA is a sleek, modern home decor design company that ships you a few statement pieces for your home once per month. Boxes are customizable and their pieces are hand crafted and made well. Learn about BRIKA here
1.Try The World: International Foods at your doorstep ($19-39/month)
Travel the world from your living room or kitchen. Try The World provides a curated selection of gourmet foods including ingredients to cook with, drinks, and snacks—from a new country every month, plus a Culture Guide to help you create an authentic culinary experience at home. Check it out here