Gillette, after several years of taking a beating (and losing market share) from the likes of Harry's and Dollar Shave Club, is fighting back. Their new Gillette3 and Gillette5 cartridges are compatible with existing razor handles and are very aggressively priced.... … [Read more...] about Goliath Finally Gets Back Up, And He’s Pissed – Gillette’s New Low Cost Razor Cartridges
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To say it’s been an amazing seven years for Dollar Shave Club is a massive understatement. The company started in 2010 after a conversation at holiday party and it grew thanks to clever marketing like their videos. That one 1:30 second commercial, which was released in 2012, has … [Read more...] about Dollar Shave Club Shave Butter & Shave Lather
July, 2016 was an interesting month for the shaving industry, both for the mainstream companies and the traditional wet shaving niche. Let's recap some of the highlights. … [Read more...] about The Last Month In Wet Shaving – July 2016
[Post updated February, 2017 with information about Harry's new razor cartridge and availability at Target department stores in the US.] As I wrote about recently, Dollar Shave Club’s allure is an “in your face” marketing theme. In the first 20 seconds of their commercial, the … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About Harry’s Razors
I think it’s safe to say that one reason many of us turned our backs (and faces) on the disposable razor industry is the disgust at having to pay what seems like a helluva lot of money for something as simple as a razor. But, over the past couple of decades, those Gillette's and … [Read more...] about Does Dollar Shave Club Give You What You Pay For?