Stitch Fix's quarterly earnings spotlight changes in the subscription economy

Dec 6, 2023
The personalized clothing box company's results may signal how such firms are faring in the current economic climate.
Since a pandemic high, inflation and subscription fatigue have unraveled some of the success of subscription service Stitch Fix.
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Workers are hanging up business casual for business comfort, Stitch Fix CEO says

Feb 16, 2022
"We hear about two-thirds of our consumers saying they're ready to swap out clothes," Elizabeth Spaulding says.
"I definitely was wearing sweatpants and leggings," Elizabeth Spaulding says of working from home. She stepped into the role of Stitch Fix CEO in August.
Courtesy Stitch Fix

As subscription-box craze hits full tilt, big brands cash in

Feb 28, 2019
Might an abundance of consumer choices saturate the subscription-box market?
It’s been a decade since subscription-box trailblazers like Birchbox revolutionized retail.
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The original beauty subscription box service finds an IRL home

Dec 24, 2018
We talk with the CEO of Birchbox, which is opening kiosks at select Walgreens and Duane Reade locations.
Birchbox's new display inside the Duane Reade at 40 Wall St in New York. The subscription box company opened them at several Walgreen's and Duane Reade locations in December 2018, with more to come in 2019.
Courtesy Birchbox

Can subscription fashion services survive?

Oct 27, 2017
Stitch Fix's IPO could mean more competition, and "there isn't room for tons of these."
Stitch Fix delivers boxes of clothing picked out by a stylist.
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What's with the addiction to subscription boxes?

Nov 21, 2014
Beauty sample site Birchbox is crediting with starting the trend. And now almost any American, and her finicky pet, could survive on these subscription boxes alone.