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History of Shaving

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History of Shaving is a post from Chris PirilloThis is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gillette. All opinions are 100% mine with my standard disclosure.In considering a post on the History of Shaving, and wondering about the cultural insights that led to various developments of the...
History of Shaving

A Razorless Dennis Crowley Wonders If Dollar Shave Club is ‘A Meme/Hoax’

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(Photo: Twitter) The trouble with producing a wildly successful viral video is that everything you do afterwards is going to pale in comparison. The folks at Dollar Shave Club appear to be learning this lesson the hard way. The Santa Monica-based company sends you “fucking great” razors for a premium...
A Razorless Dennis Crowley Wonders If Dollar Shave Club is ‘A Meme/Hoax’

Eric Schmidt wants you to try gadgets before you buy them

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TomorrowVentures, Google chair Eric Schmidt’s VC firm, has just led a $1 million round of funding for YBUY, a Los Angeles area startup that offers a subscription gadget service, allowing tech fiends to try before they buy. From iPads to espresso machines, YBUY delivers top-shelf gizmos to its customers...
Eric Schmidt wants you to try gadgets before you buy them
Dollar Shave Club's 'f**king great blades' help it raise $9.8 million

Hello Music Playfully Enters Subscriptions with Dollar String Club

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If good artists copy and great artists steal, musician-focused marketplace and social commerce platform Hello Music is headed for the inspiration borrowing hall of fame. Today the company announced its first subscription product called Dollar String Club, which offers guitarists recurring monthly string deliveries. There’s nothing wrong with being...
Hello Music Playfully Enters Subscriptions with Dollar String Club

ShoeDazzle’s New CEO on Killing The Subscription Model, The Company’s New Apparel Line, and Ms. Kardashian

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In the last year year, ShoeDazzle, the Kardashian-endorsed shoe-of-the-month-club company, has grown from three million users to ten million. The company’s subscription model has become the poster child for hot commerce startups, cribbed by the likes of Birchbox for makeup, The Honest Company for baby gear, and even Dollar Shave...
ShoeDazzle’s New CEO on Killing The Subscription Model, The Company’s New Apparel Line, and Ms. Kardashian

Former MySpace CEO Mike Jones On the One Thing Startups From L.A. Have in Common

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Me. and Mr. Jones (minus me) In the past couple weeks, two startups from Science (the Betaworks of Los Angeles!) have tried to break into the New York City market, so it seemed like high time we gave Mike Jones, the CEO of Science and former CEO of MySpace, a...
Former MySpace CEO Mike Jones On the One Thing Startups From L.A. Have in Common
Funding Daily: Knowledge is power, moustache is king

The Startup That Brought Men $1 Razors Is Now Launching Butt Wipes

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Last year, Dollar Shave Club (DSC) made a splash by promising to ship men a razor each month for $1. Now, it is releasing a new product for a different orifice: the buttocks. Today, DSC is announcing One Wipe Charlies (OWC), a hygienic wipe that can be flushed. OWC will...
The Startup That Brought Men $1 Razors Is Now Launching Butt Wipes
FACEBOOK TAKES A MASSIVE STEP: It Can Now Show You Ads Based Your Offline Life (FB, YHOO)
Dollar Shave Club Goes Beyond Shaving (And Declares Goal To 'Own The Bathroom') With One Wipe Charlies

Amazon Revamps Its Mobile Apps: Adds Browse By Department, Subscription-Based Shopping

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Today, Amazon is updating its mobile applications for Android and iOS with a couple of notable additions that will make using these small-screened counterparts more in line with the desktop-sized website. Probably the most helpful change is the ability to browse and shop by department (finally!). Prior to the change,...
Amazon Revamps Its Mobile Apps: Adds Browse By Department, Subscription-Based Shopping
BuzzFeed’s Peretti: Design engaging ads made for sharing
How To Make A Video Go Viral -- Based On The Variables In This Algorithm

Inside Manpacks, the hot essentials subscription service for dudes

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I’m a somewhat lousy adult. A fair percentage of my socks have holes in them, and I pretty much always need a few more shirts. I’m just not very focused on my appearance. In the word’s of my best friend, ‘Honey, your just a little bit of a mess.’ She...
Inside Manpacks, the hot essentials subscription service for dudes

Editorial: The imperialism of Facebook Home

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Business battles are often ecosystem battles, in which brands develop a matrix of conveniently connected products and services, in an attempt to lock customers into a dependency. Offline companies follow this tack (think razors and blades). But the internet, with its many connection nodes, crossovers to tangential realms and...
Editorial: The imperialism of Facebook Home

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$9.8M richer, Dollar Shave Club may have survived the subscription commerce reckoning

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Like any business model trend, subscription commerce companies appeared to grow on trees for the better part of the last 18 months. Many have rightly called the model a fad (we preferred “smokescreen”). As consumer and investor appetite waned, a few winners have risen to the top, while the majority...
$9.8M richer, Dollar Shave Club may have survived the subscription commerce reckoning

The Difference Between Apple & Amazon In One Chart

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Apple and Amazon are both in the business of designing small computers - tablets, ereaders, phones, media players - and selling them to the public. But how they do it is the big difference. And that's best depicted by the astonishing difference in the two companies' profits. Amazon's Approach: Sell...
The Difference Between Apple & Amazon In One Chart

Amazon previews Kindle iPad app

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Filed under: iPad Amazon has launched a preview page for its iPad Kindle app. The app itself takes a lot from the iBookstore, including visual page swipes and book cover navigation view (of course, to be fair Apple did "borrow" a number of things from Wil Shipley). One cool eye-candy...
Amazon previews Kindle iPad app

It's Movember, so put away the razors and get ready for GeekWire's mustache contest

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Gary Bedell sports some serious chops as last year’s winner of the GeekWire Movember mustache competition It’s that time of year again. The weird and wonderful hairy time when whiskers start adorning the faces of men everywhere as part of the Movember challenge. Haven’t heard of Movember? It’s an international...
It's Movember, so put away the razors and get ready for GeekWire's mustache contest
Are you really getting ripped off on printer ink?

How This Improve Actor Is Going To Make Money Selling Razors For $1 A Month

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Earlier this week new startup Dollar Shave Club launched. It's based on a simple premise: For a dollar a month you can get five dual-blade razor cartridges. It offers other plans at slightly higher prices, but the dollar plan is its main hook. It's a nice way to save...
How This Improve Actor Is Going To Make Money Selling Razors For $1 A Month

Total tablet sales down in first quarter, but iPad market share back up to 68 percent

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Overall tablet sales were down 1.2 million units in the first three months of 2012, but strong iPad sales boosted Apple’s market share to 68 percent, according to market researcher International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC had estimated sales of close to 18.6 million units, down from the previous Christmas season...
Total tablet sales down in first quarter, but iPad market share back up to 68 percent

Dollar Shave Club's Latest, Greatest Idea Is Baby Wipes for Bro Butts

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(Screencap: YouTube) When last we heard from Dollar Shave Club, a razorless Dennis Crowley was wondering if the subscription service e-commerce startup was a “meme/hoax,” as he had signed up but not yet received his “fucking great” razors. Now in an effort to “own the bathroom,” DSC is launching a...
Dollar Shave Club's Latest, Greatest Idea Is Baby Wipes for Bro Butts
Reminder from The Times of London: Rupert Murdoch hasn't given up on tablet news

Seesaw Decision-Making App Helps Ask Friends for Opinions

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The other day, I had a meeting with a startup founder at my office. We’d gotten a box of fancy chocolates, and I wasn’t sure which one to eat. So I took pictures of each of them and created a little poll to ask the general public to vote. Then,...
Seesaw Decision-Making App Helps Ask Friends for Opinions
Nvidia hints that Project Shield will cost a bundle of money
Retail: $10 Million Shave Club: Discount Razor Service Is a Hit With Investors

Death to retail: The rise of the online-only brand

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How many startups garner 17,000 paying customers in their first seven days? How many more compete with CVS and Walgreens? When Dollar Shave Club launched in March, the headlines were dumbfounding: Razors? By Subscription? It seemed the feared tech bubble, primed to burst, had finally arrived. However, once you watched...
Death to retail: The rise of the online-only brand
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