Posted by Sheila Shayon on June 5, 2013 08:04 PM
Dollar Shave Club burst onto the scene last year with a viral video, a great product—subscription-based replenishable razorblades—and a cheeky attitude. Now for its Act Two, the brand is looking to other areas of men's grooming needs with One Wipe Charlies.
“Our goal is to own the bathroom and to be the easiest place for guys to get the things they use every day,” said Dollar Shave Club CEO Michael Dubin in an intro video to the brand's newest product.Continue reading...
Posted by Sheila Shayon on March 15, 2013 10:03 AM
Warby Parker upended the eye glass business and have now set their sights on shaving with their second start-up, Harry’s.
Warby Parker co-founder Jeff Raider is relying on his first start-up's magic elixir—“a direct-to-consumer boutique experience for mass-retail prices,"—to make Harry's a runaway hit, FastCompany reports.Continue reading...
video killed the _____ star
Posted by Barry Silverstein on March 7, 2012 06:06 PM
Just when you think the final story has been written about Netflix — the story begins again.
The high-flying video subscription service, largely credited with driving Blockbuster into bankruptcy, has had business issues of its own in the past year. Now it's looking to a new partner — cable operators — who traditionally view streaming in general, and Netflix in particular, as the enemy.Continue reading...