What $100 Million in New Funding Means for Ipsy, Michelle Phan's Beauty Box Startup
Before this week, the company hadn't raised venture funding since 2012.
Hatchery, a Subscription Service for Foodies, Adds a Marketplace to Its Model
Merchants selling on the ecommerce platform get national exposure for their local, artisanal food products, like Dark Chocolate Malted Fudge and Chile Red Pepper Tapenade.
Conceived Online, Birchbox Embraces the Beauty of Brick and Mortar
With dreams of becoming the next Sephora, the online subscription beauty service is expanding its physical footprint.
While Subscription Services Are on Fire, Flash Sales Are Fizzling (Infographic)
The trajectories of the two business models diverged sharply over the past couple years, although both continue to struggle with customer retention.
How Ipsy, Michelle Phan's Million-Member Sampling Service, Is Giving Birchbox a Run for Its Money
Ipsy, which charges users $10 per month for a 'Glam Bag' full of five sample-sized beauty products, just crossed the 1 million subscriber milestone.
Why These Ecommerce Front-Runners Are Building Brick and Mortar Stores
Rent the Runway, Bonobos and Birchbox all found success in being online-only and are now expanding offline. Their founders say there are benefits to having a foot in both courts at once.
Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial
Digitally-minded startups are taking to TV to raise their profiles and reach new users.
So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014
From Google's 'Pokémon Masters' to Virgin's 'Cancun Afternoon,' a look at the most outrageous pranks we've seen so far.