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Introducing uOpen – The UK Subscription Box Marketplace

By David Toon / 14th June 2018

Today,  I’m very excited to announce the launch of uOpen, the UK’s first subscription box marketplace. Over the past 12 months I’ve been directly involved in the project, working alongside Jellyfish Connect to help build the platform. It’s been an amazing experience working with the team and bringing my insights of the industry to the project. Let’s […]


Best Black Friday Deals

By David Toon / 25th November 2016

This feature takes a quick look at some of the best Black Friday deals for UK subscription boxes, plus list discount codes and offers. Note : Many of the offers also run across the whole weekend into the following Monday, which is often called “Cyber Monday”, so be sure to still check out the offers even […]


What we learnt from Subscribed 2016

By David Toon / 22nd November 2016

We are excited to report back from the Subscribed 2016 conference held on the 15th November at Tobacco Dock Exhibition Centre, in London. Tien Tzuo. Founder & CEO of Zuora presenting at Subscribed 2016The free event was hosted by Zuora the industry leading subscription management software, who invited companies & entrepreneurs across all industries to discover […]


Subscribed – Conference – November 15th

By David Toon / 9th November 2016

We will be attending Subscribed on November 15th in London and would welcome the opportunity of meeting up with any of our startups or subscription box companies.The Subscribed event is a one day conference with keynote speeches from some of the biggest names in the subscription business. The schedule of speakers looks to be geared towards large […]


Subscription boxes… rip off, or right idea? on ITV

By David Toon / 20th September 2016

As the popularity of subscription boxes continues to rise in the UK,  the media are starting to take more of an interest into the types of boxes now available and the levels of value and customer experience on offer. Recently ITV’s This Morning programme aired a feature dedicated to Subscription Boxes which included their consumer affairs expert Alice […]


Dollar Shave Club Sells for $1 Billion

By David Toon / 29th July 2016

The news that Dollar Shave Club, a US monthly subscription box setup by two friends, has been purchased by Unilever for an estimated $1 billion has sent a shock through the retail market and confirms the subscription box model is changing the way we choose to buy and receive our products.​”Every now and again a […]


How to Start & Grow Your Subscription Box-Bemmu Sepponen

By David Toon / 30th November 2015

In this feature we are pleased to introduce Bemmu Sepponen to our Subscription Resources area to showcase his subscription box success story plus his new book, which aims to offer a guide to setting up your own subscription box business.The Experiment In 2011, Bemmu Sepponen decided to launch an online “business experiment” to test the concept […]


Vegan Subscription Boxes for Vegan Snacks

By David Toon / 8th October 2015

A number of subscription box services have launched in the UK offering monthly boxes packed full of vegan snacks, treats and goodies. This feature aims to list the current vegan subscription boxes available and reviews the differences in price, value and overall customer experience. What is a Vegan Diet?​A vegan diet excludes all food products […]


Knickers in the Post from LacyBox

By Ellie T / 22nd August 2015

What is Lacy Box?LacyBox is a new subscription box offering a pair of high quality knickers in the post for around £14.60 per month for the Essential Range and around £32 per month for the premium Luxe range.. Inspired by the rise of subscription boxes in the US, Lacy Box founder Lynn ​used her experience of […]


Interview with Quarterly.Co

By David Toon / 19th May 2015

Quarterly is a US based online service offering specially curated subscription boxes with hand picked items from your favourite celebrities, writers, artists and life gurus.We speak to Alinn Louv, Marketing Manager at Quarterly to find out more about the service and how it all works.What is Quarterly?​Quarterly is a unique subscription service that delivers exclusive, […]

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