What are subscription boxes?
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been expensive for everyone, but at least we had our monthly boxes to look forward to. Once you subscribe to a subscription box, you receive new products every month. It can be anything from different coffee to new books to clothes. We believe subscription boxes are a smart marketing strategy that keeps customers looking forward and looking forward to receiving their new box each month.
Reasons to try subscription boxes
1. They can be customized according to one’s preferences.
Subscription box companies offer a wide range of products for their customers to choose from. You can choose the products you like and leave the rest. They can also provide a preference in box size, whether you want a two-product box, a three-product box, or maybe more than that.
2. Home delivery
Every month the boxes are delivered to your doorstep, so you don’t have to go to the market and buy what you need. Just place an order for the box, and it will be delivered to you. And if you get the monthly subscription all at once, you just have to pay upfront and be ready to receive the boxes every month.
3. Easy cancellation
If you change your mind about the box, you can easily cancel it and get your money back. There are many online stores where customers find it difficult to make cancellations, but when it comes to subscription boxes, the cancellation process is hassle-free. But keep in mind that some stores may charge cancellation fees.
Some subscription boxes don’t provide any preview of the products they include in a particular box, making it a surprise when the box arrives. And the unpredictability makes the customer more impatient to receive the box.
Disadvantages of subscription boxes
There’s no doubt that subscription boxes can be a bit pricey, but in my opinion they’re a better option than going to the markets and getting what you want when you can easily have it delivered to residence. So I think the price is totally worth the products you receive. Some stores even provide an option where you can select the size of the box you want to receive ranging from small to large boxes and the prices vary for the same.
2. Can be addictive
Remembering my personal experience, I can tell you that this is 100% true. Subscription boxes can be super addictive. It’s like, even if you don’t like the items in the box during a particular month, you still want to buy them. And the joy of receiving and peacefully unboxing is something that can’t be matched, so we won’t blame you if you get addicted to buying subscription boxes.
Some different types of subscription box
There is a wide variety of subscription boxes. So let’s talk about some of them and how they can be useful.
1. Book boxes
This one is for all the readers out there. Bookboxes mainly contain books and some exciting bookish goodies. Your subscription preferences may vary from the number of books you would like to read in a month. My favorite book box is The Big Book Box. A few stores where you can get subscription boxes are OwlCrate, Teatime Bookshop, The Bookworm Box.
2. Stationery boxes
This one is for all stationery addicts, those who like to collect stationery products and, of course, those who like to write a journal. These boxes offer a wide range of stationery products ranging from washi tapes to stickers to notepads. My favorite is PaperQuirks. Here’s a list of other Postmark’d Studio stationery subscription boxes, The Stationery Selection (you can find some cute Japanese stationery here – PaperGang.)
3. Coffee/tea boxes
For those who can’t start their days without morning coffee and those who need a different tea for every occasion, these subscription sets are perfect for you. Atlas Coffee Club, Blue Tokai Coffee, Tea and Book Club (they offer options between tea and coffee and a paperback when you want to have a relaxing tea with a book), Dollar Tea Club.
4. Wellness boxes
Who doesn’t like to have fun? These subscription boxes are for you if you always need to try something new to treat yourself. Yogi Surprise (providing your yoga essentials and wellness products), FabFitFun, Lady Box (for menstrual care products), Lola.
5. Food boxes
When you don’t know what to cook for dinner and guests arrive, these subscription boxes are what you need. Come with a variety of food items each month, The Gourmet Box, Snack Nation, Green Chef.
6. Candy boxes
For those with a sweet tooth and those who still like to keep their child’s soul alive. Candy Subscription Boxes deliver candy to your door every month, so you don’t miss out on your sweet cravings. Some candy subscription boxes are Candy Club, British Candy Box, Old Time Candy, Snackible.
7. Beauty Boxes,
For the artist in you who likes to try new makeup products from time to time, these subscription sets are the perfect answer to your needs. They provide products ranging from samples to regular products. BirchBox, LookFantastic, FaceTory, BoxyCharm, Fab Bag.
8. Clothing boxes
When you’re tired of browsing online stores, these subscription boxes are what you need. They offer a wide range of products to choose from Dia & Co for your sportswear needs, Krate, Sugar Box, Frank and Oak.
9. Subscription boxes for children
Young children need activities to help them develop and keep them busy at the same time. These subscription boxes offer games and activities for young children. KiwiCo (for fun projects for kids), hoppibox (provides toys for toddlers) America’s Test Kitchen (fun recipes and ingredients for kids) We Craft Box.
10. Pet Subscription Boxes
The only other being far more dear to a human than himself is his pet. These subscription boxes ensure your pets get the care and toys they deserve. A few subscription boxes for your little furry friends needs are Bark Box, Pet Connect Store, Woof Box, KitNip Box.
These were just a few types of subscription boxes, there are many more options to explore. Just scroll the internet and you will find out. There are subscription boxes for all your needs.