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Birchbox, Gap Launch Summer Beauty Shop

Beauty and grooming retailer Birchbox has partnered with classic American clothing brand Gap to launch summer beauty shops within select Gap stores from coast to coast. The eight-week experience will kick off on Friday, June 5, and run through the end of July in seven flagship Gap locations in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco.

2014: The Year in Review

How well did you follow beauty news this past year? Take our quiz and find out. Have fun!

1.) Sally Beauty Supply celebrated its ...

A. 60th anniversary
B. 50th anniversary
C. 40th anniversary
D. 75th anniversary

2.) For the first time ever, the Professional Beauty Association presented ...

A. a distributor executive conference
B. an event for beauty store owners
C. an executive summit
D. ISSE in Long Beach, California

Birchbox, Us Weekly to Offer Red Carpet-Inspired Birchbox

Birchbox, Us Weekly Offer Red Carpet Inspired Birchbox

Online discovery-retail company Birchbox is partnering with Us Weekly to offer its customers a special-edition Birchbox, inspired by the season’s most iconic red-carpet looks and handpicked by Us Weekly beauty director Gwen Flamberg.

Birchbox and CEW Are Offering Two Limited-Edition Boxes

Birchbox and CEW Are Offering Two Limited-Edition Boxes

Discovery ecommerce company Birchbox is partnering with Cosmetic Executive Women on two limited-edition boxes. The boxes were launched July 23 and feature winners chosen from the CEW 2013 Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards.

The Limited Edition: Mass Appeal box (pictured) contains a selection of winners from the mass market; while the Limited Edition: Prestige Headliners features product winners from the prestige category.

Birchbox Acquires JolieBox, Expands Internationally

Birchbox acquires JolieBox, expands internationally

Birchbox, the U.S.-based beauty discovery commerce company, has acquired Paris-based JolieBox. The acquisition expands the company's footprint, distribution and partnerships.

"The delight of discovery extends across any border and to any culture," says Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox co-founder. "JolieBox, with its like-minded team and brand ethos, is the absolute perfect partner to build relationships with new customers and brand partners internationally while simultaneously improving distribution as we scale."

Birchbox Man Debuts

Courtesy of Birchbox

Discovery commerce company Birchbox has launched Birchbox Man, which will feature mens-grooming and lifestyle products. Like the original Birchbox women's offerings, Birchbox Man is built on the company's multichannel discovery commerce platform: a handpicked online shop, personalized monthly box subscriptions and informative editorial content, says the company.