What is a subscription box?
A subscription box is a recurring delivery of niche products, and this business model is used by many types of businesses to promote a wide variety of products, from makeup to hunting gear, and even different flavors of vape juice. They have become wildly popular over the last few years, and this trend doesn’t show any signs of slowing down anytime soon. So what makes these boxes so popular? There are a few reasons:
· Everyone loves to get packages in the mail: Imagine your surprise when you open up your mailbox expecting another bill, and lo and behold, instead a big box is waiting for you!
· Everyone loves surprises: Who doesn’t love opening up packages received in the mail? The anticipation of guessing what’s inside is half the fun! It’s exciting for kids and adults alike.
· They are cost-effective: You can get a sampling of products for a fraction of the price and be one of the first to try them before they go into retail stores.
Variety of boxes to choose from
The reason these make such great gifts is that you can customize the subscription boxes to suit the personality and lifestyle of the one you are gifting to. For example, if your sister loves to read mysteries, a monthly or quarterly subscription box featuring the hottest releases in that genre will keep her captivated and engrossed for months to come! If your dad loves the outdoors, a subscription box containing hiking or camping gear is sure to be a valued gift. Know someone who loves to loves to vape? Give them a box full of the latest flavor selections! The same goes for chocolate lovers, coffee lovers, and the list goes on. There are even mystery boxes for those who love to solve mysteries; you’re sent a set of clues each month to solve a whodunit mystery or murder. There are even coloring boxes for adults who love to color! There are a plethora of companies that offer subscription boxes, including Geek Box and Mysteries Inc. Gift giving has never been so easy!
There are plenty of boxes geared towards children of all ages. Coloring, mysteries, building kits and more can all be found online, depending on what your child loves. Nothing excites kids more than seeing their name on a parcel that’s come in the mail – other than actually opening the package of course!
In 2015, more than 74 million Americans shopped on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving). While it is the busiest day of the year for retailers, you don’t have to fight for a parking spot at the mall anymore, or wait in line at your favorite electronics store for the latest version of Xbox or video games. You can shop online in the comfort of your home, choosing just the right subscription boxes for everyone on your list. Gift-giving shouldn’t be stressful. Take the time to give your loved ones thoughtful gifts that they will enjoy all year long.