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Birchbox on Achieving Excellence in Packaging

| Mike O'Brien

Pooja Agarwal, Vice President of Operations for Birchbox, talks to Multichannel Merchant Senior Content Manager Mike O’Brien about the company’s approach to packaging and how it achieves consistent excellence in this key area of the customer experience. The company is again a finalist in the category for the Excellence in Customer Experience Awards, with winners announced March 29 at Operations Summit 2017 in Pittsburgh.

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Women are Making Big Strides in D-to-C Operations

| Tim Parry

Angie Stocklin has a BS, Psychology and an Ed.S, School Psychology. Pooja Agarwal has a BA in Economics and Anthropology from the University of Michigan. So what led them into the male-dominated field of direct-to-customer operations? In Multichannel Merchant’s September 2016 issue, we look at the success stories and accomplishments of Stocklin, Agarwal, and eight other female D-to-C operations executives.

Women in Operations 2016 | Pooja Agarwal

| Tim Parry

At Birchbox, Pooja Agarwal manages the warehouse, transportation, procurement, supply chain, subscription operation and web production functions. She also work cross-functionally with other internal teams to support all new initiatives and ensure the company can scale in the future. Read more about her role at Birchbox and why she is on the list for Women in Operations.

What Warehouse Technology System Is Right for You?

| Mike O'Brien

What are the main decision criteria when acquiring a warehouse technology system? Whether you have an existing system or are adding one for the first time, there are a whole host of factors that have to be taken into consideration. This special report from Multichannel Merchant will help guide your through the process.

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How to Box Your Brand with a Subscription Service

| John Fetto

Visits to leading subscription box sites like Birchbox, Blue Apron and Loot are up nearly 3,000% during the last three years, according to Hitwise data. This has not gone unnoticed by traditional brands and some are now adding subscription services to their traditional product lines. Here are some of the advantages to going the subscription route.

Gap Birchbox

Birchbox Talks Excellence in Product Packaging

| Mike O'Brien

Birchbox’ Pooja Agarwal talks with Multichannel Merchant about how the company excels at packaging and why it matters, driving loyalty and wowing customers. Birchbox is a finalist for MCM’s 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience awards, sponsored by Innotrac + eBay Enterprise’s SmartHub division. Come see the winners at Operations Summit 2016, April 12-14 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati.