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Dollar Shave Club

In retailing, change is now the only constant

In retailing, change is now the only constant

In the early 1960s, Bob Dylan, who was just awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, asked his listeners to “… admit that the waters/Around you have grown/And accept it that soon you be drenched to the bone/If your time to you is worth savin’/Then you better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone/For the

Unilever to acquire Dollar Shave Club

Unilever to acquire Dollar Shave Club

LONDON — Unilever plans to buy Dollar Shave Club, the U.S.-based razor blade subscription service that has jolted the men’s shaving category. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. However, published reports on Wednesday said Unilever is paying $1 billion for Dollar Shave Club, which was launched in March 2012 and has its headquarters in

P&G looks at subscription service for Tide Pods

P&G looks at subscription service for Tide Pods

In a move not likely to please retailers, Procter & Gamble reportedly is testing an online subscription service for Tide Pods laundry detergent capsules. A report Tuesday by The Wall Street Journal said that in Atlanta P&G has tested the Tide Wash Club, an online subscription service with free shipping for the Tide Pods. And