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author Una, May 24th, 2017

Wouldn’t it be nice if one could only pick the best products, put them in some beautiful boxes and ship it to those can’t-wait-to-get-it subscribers and voila! Job done. As tempting as that sounds, the reality of any business owner is rather different and much more complex. It includes a lot of planning, strategizing, learning and inevitably, communication. But not any kind of communication – well-planned, diplomatic, official correspondence to various individuals. Stay with us, introverts (and extroverts!), as it

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author Kaya, May 23rd, 2017

In a bid to join the massive subscription box market, you’ve connected with a supplier, and they like your hustle. Now it’s time to negotiate. The mere mention of the world reminds me of the hard selling environment in Glengarry Glen Ross. But negotiation doesn’t have to be daunting. In fact, with the right strategy in place, negotiating with a supplier can be a fun experience. Whether you’re sourcing free samples, or buying items to fill your boxes, this post

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author Kaya, May 23rd, 2017

There is talk of how giving away free samples is no longer viable. However, the success of subscription boxes like BirchBox prove otherwise — a business that initially relied solely on free samples from large makeup companies. But if you aren’t convinced, here’s why free samples are the way to go, whether you have fund or not.   3 Key Benefits of Free Sample Sourcing Whether you’re operating on a big budget, a lean budget, or no budget at all,

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