With Subscription Beauty Boxes, Rules of E-Commerce Don’t Apply

“To deliver their colorfully decorated packages, monthly subscription services must defy some of the fundamental rules of e-commerce. They must receive and store batches of entirely new products each month. When it’s time to ship, the products are lined up along conveyor belts so workers can arrange them in the exact same formation tens—or hundreds—of thousands of times during a frenzied week of packing.” Read more at The Wall Street Journal.