It’s no secret that big box retailers are facing high competition from online ordering – and subscription box companies have created a new niche for packaging distributors to partner with long-term buying power. The unique subscription box companies below all share the commonality that members receive a themed box in the mail on a regular interval. Check out some of the most popular subscription box companies right now.

Charitable

Love With Food

Cost: $9.99 per month | No cancellation fee

 

Love With Food delivers natural and organic snacks to your door each month. For every box or product that you buy, Love With Food will donate one meal to a food bank. Members receive a monthly snack box with a variety of health snacks. Members are billed for their subscription on the first day of every month, and then the box will ship ten days later. You can also purchase items directly from the online store – which make great gifts.

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Cause Box

Cost: $55 per quarter | Minimum of $149 value | Pause or Cancel at Any Time

 

This is a quarterly subscription service that sends a specially selected box of 5 to 7 products and brands that are changing the world in charitable ways, such as empowering women, providing jobs, meals, education, clean water, and so much more. They aim to change our perspective on the products we shop for and encourage us to seek out products that are making a difference. For $55 a quarter, you get a box of products that range from fashion items and accessories to beauty products and stationery.

 

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Rescue Box

Cost: Starting at $23 per month | Frequency Selection

 

With Rescue Box, you can select a subscription box from a variety of delivery options. The options are open to both cats and dogs with a scale of frequency options. The longer you commit, the more you donate! For every month that you subscribe, they will donate 5 pounds of food and 2 vaccinations to shelter pets in need.

 

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Food & Drinks

Destination Food Club

Cost: Starting at $9.99 per month, up to $45 per month

 

Destination Food Club delivers food from around the world to your door each month. This subscription company gives you the opportunity to expand your palette by trying new foods from around the world. Each month has a country theme with a selection of 6-8 different food items.

 

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Beer of the Month

Cost: From $27 per month

 

As it’s name suggests, Beer of the Month Club is a subscription service where members receive a box of hand selected beers each month. Each month members receive microbrewed beers brewed in the USA or Internationally, different beer styles, bottles and cans, a monthly newsletter, beer specifications and profiles. The company has also expanded to wine, cheese, chocolate, cigars, and flowers.

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Butcher Box

Cost: Less than $6 per meal  | Free shipping

 

Each month, members receive 100% Grass-Fed and Grass-Finished Beef, Free Range Organic Chicken, and Heritage Breed Pork – bonus: the first box comes with free bacon. They offer free 2 – 5 day delivery to the contiguous 48 states. The meat is flash frozen at the peak of freshness, packed with dry ice, and shipped directly to your door. Seen in: The New York Times, Food & Wine, Kick Starter, Inc., Today, Men’s Health, and more.

 

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Beauty & Style

Allure Beauty Box

Cost:  $15 ($50-$90 value) | Free Shipping

 

The Allure Beauty Box delivers top-trending makeup and beauty picks, full and travel-size products selected by Allure experts, A mini-mag with tips, shortcuts, and step-by-steps, in addition to a new member gift: a palette for bigger, brighter eyes ($35 value).

 

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Bombfell

Cost: Average cost per item $89 | Keep what you like, send back what you don’t like | Free shipping

 

Bombfell is transforming how men shop for clothes. To get started, you take a quiz about your clothing preferences to customize your monthly selections based on price, style, sizing, and more. You tell Bombfell what pieces you are looking for (or you can be surprised) and they put together a custom order for you. Not only can try on at home and return the items you don’t want, but you can also cancel or change the order if you don’t like the preview email.

 

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Birchbox

Cost: $10 per month

 

“No hard sells, no endless searches. Just beautiful discoveries.” Members of Birchbox receive a personalized mix of 5 hair, makeup, skincare, and fragrance samples for just $10/month. To ensure members receive items they will love, each member creates a profile with their beauty preferences. Then, members are encouraged to shop for full size products and receive rewards through a loyalty program.

 

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For Pets

The Naked Dog Box

All Natural, Gluten-Free | Starting at $18 | Free Shipping

 

Each box contains a two week supply of dog food, the ability to add additional add-on items, and a surprise treat for your dog. Members receive the box every two weeks with the perfect amount of gluten free, grain free, healthy food option for your dog. Shipping is free and all of the dog food is cooked in California.

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Pet Treater

Cost: Starting at $24.99 per month

 

Tell Pet Treater about your pets and receive a customized box of pet goodies each month. Delivered to your door, ships for free, and all USA made products and treats.

 

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Cat Lady Box

Cost: $34+ per month

 

This is a monthly box for cat ladies and their cats. Treat yourself to a monthly box of unique and exclusive cat lady items. Cat-themed shirts, jewelry, home decor, accessories, art, and more, delivered in a box your cat can keep (of course). Bonus: they donate a portion of all profits to cat rescue organizations each month.

 

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