Not sure what to get your significant other, family, or friends this Valentine’s Day? H2H has you covered with some great suggestions. A trend and industry that has grown is the subscription box industry. Perhaps you can spread the love this Valentine’s Day with a thoughtful subscription box to a loved one?
What’s a Subscription Box?
Subscription boxes are very simple; they are a marketing strategy and method of product distribution. Typically, subscription boxes are sent out monthly or more frequently containing a variety of goodies often based around a central theme. Check out these statistics from Shorr Packaging sharing just how popular the subscription box industry has become:
- More than 2,000 subscription box services exist in the U.S.
- Visits to subscription box websites have grown by over 3,000 percent in the last three years
- From 2013 to 2016, subscription box website visits rose from 722,000 visits to 21.4 million visits
- During the 2015 holiday shopping season 8.6 million Americans visited subscription box websites
9 Subscription Boxes for Valentine’s Day
People experience a natural excitement and gratification opening a package after a long, hard day of work. Opening a subscription box can be a lot of fun to discover what’s inside! Thanks to Brostrick’s and Hello Subscription’s list of top subscription boxes H2H Consulting is happy to share our favorite subscription boxes for you this Valentine’s Day.
Birchbox – This subscription box is friendly to both men and women. The Birchbox contains an assortment of five beauty samples from high end brands for women. For men, the Birchbox contains four grooming samples plus a stylish grooming accessory.
Blue Apron – Do you know someone who hates going grocery shopping or someone who fails at cooking? No worries, this is where the Blue Apron can help! With this subscription you can receive farm-fresh ingredients and produce to create a wholesome meal. Blue Apron provides step by step instructions to make it possible for even the worst cooks to have success in the kitchen.
BloomsyBox – With BloomsyBox you can choose to deliver beautiful handpicked, single-variety bouquets of flowers to someone monthly. These flowers will be sure to brighten up your loved one’s office or home.
Candy Club – Know someone with a sweet tooth? Candy Club has you covered and can deliver a fun assortment of chocolate sweets and fruity treats monthly. They also offer three different pricing plans to fit people’s budgets. Click the link to find out more.
Gentleman’s Box – The Gentleman’s Box subscription claims to, “Make you a better man,” with their monthly accessories. The box comes filled with an impressive accessory, trendsetting tie, grooming sample, lifestyle accessory, swanky socks, and a one year subscription to GQ Magazine.
Harry & David’s Fruit of the Month Club – Perhaps you want something sweet without all the empty calories involved? Here’s where Harry and David’s Fruit of the Month Club can help. Visit the website and explore all their different fruit clubs and see which delicious fruits you can deliver to a special someone monthly.
Kiwi Crate – Don’t forget about the kids and little ones this Valentine’s Day! Kiwi Crate allows you to send monthly activities and toys to kids to help them discover and learn. Kiwi Crate also is friendly for ages 3 to 16 and contains a variety of options to choose from. For example, for ages 9 to 16 Kiwi Crate offers two special kinds of crates called the Doodle Crate and the Tinker Crate.
Loot Crate – The Loot Crate is sure to please any comic book and video game enthusiast. With Loot Crate, every month that special “nerd” close to your heart can receive four to six items that are licensed and exclusive comic book and video game related merchandise.
Wine Awesomeness – This one is pretty self-explanatory… yes, you can receive monthly shipments of wine. Give the gift of exploring the wine world without palate quizzes, gimmicks, or limits. In fact, Wine Awesomeness states, “More than a wine club. A monthly journey, curated for adventurous souls”.
H2H Consulting wishes you a Happy Valentine’s Day!