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Why Unilever Disrupted Itself

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This article first appeared in the Harvard Business Review. Buttoned-down Unilever just paid $1 billion dollars for the Dollar Shave Club. The scrapp...

Dollar Shave Club Just Got Bought For Many Many Many Dollars

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business

(Reuters) - Unilever Plc said it has agreed to buy U.S.-based men’s grooming brand Dollar Shave Club in a deal that would expand the consumer goods...

5 Slightly Passive-Aggressive Gifts for Him

Janna Mandell | Posted 12.15.2015 | Style
Janna Mandell

Sure, he may have put a signed basketball from Steph Curry and a Beer of the Month Club on his wish list, but really, does he "need" those things? Is ...

Please Set My Hygiene to Auto Renew

Greg Schwem | Posted 12.01.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

There seems to be a growing army of online businesses convinced that I am neglecting my personal hygiene. But with the help of UPS and other package d...

Inside the Dollar Shave Club

MoneyTips | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business

Anyone who shaves knows buying and replacing razor blades can be expensive. Dollar Shave Club provides a monthly razor blade subscription service that claims to make shaving less of a burden on your wallet, but does the "club" really save you money?

Subscribing to Success

Jon Bird | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jon Bird

There are many examples of new subscription models upsetting the status quo. Spotify, with its membership-based streaming music service, flipped iTunes on its head and caused Apple to launch a radio service.

How Dollar Shave Club Grows As A Business

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin explains how finding great talent is the key to growing his business. Aol's BeOn group creates custom edito...

Dollar Shave Club Founder Expounds On Marketing Ideas

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin discusses how he uses fun language to deliver facts about his products. Aol's BeOn group creates custom edi...

Dollar Shave Club CEO Explains Business Strategy

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

It's not easy keeping up a clean shave. This is something Michael Dubin and his business partner identified as a problem, and with their sound strateg...

Michael Dubin's Dollar Shave Club Has a Soft Side

Ahrif Sarumi | Posted 09.21.2014 | Impact
Ahrif Sarumi

Many may be surprised to find an often irreverent men's brand that claims its razors "are f***ing great," actually has a soft side. Almost hidden on t...

Dollar Shave Club's Genius Way To Advertise Its Awkward New Product

The Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 09.18.2013 | Small Business

How do you sell a product most people wouldn't admit they use? If you ask Michael Dubin, the founder of the Los Angeles-based startup Dollar Shave Clu...

Kim Bhasin

Dollar Shave Club Is Not Afraid Of Your 'Bushy Lumberjack Beard' | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.28.2013 | Small Business

The shaving business is getting pummeled as more American men adopt stubble or full-on beards as their go-to look. Time attributes the trend to beard...

WATCH: Dollar Shave Club's Encore About 'Butt Wipes'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2013 | Small Business

The Dollar Shave Club guy is back and cheekier than ever. No, really. After his original wacky video about Dollar Shave Club's mail-order razor busine...

WATCH: Awesome Craigslist Pranks

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.28.2012 | Small Business

A new Seattle-based startup called Replyboard has taken customer outreach to a whole new level. Replyboard, a service that aims to help people vet ...

Nate C. Hindman

Changing The Face Of Shaving | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.08.2012 | Small Business

When was the last time you stopped by a pharmacy to pick up a pack of razors and did a double-take at the checkout counter? Someone has been getting f...

WATCH: Dollar Shave Club's Viral Ad is 'F***ing Great'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

If you're going to advertise a product as mundane as razors, you better make the commercial cool. Or wacky. Or in-your-face. Better yet, make it all a...