Birchbox’s Automatic Renewals
March 2016: A federal judge preliminarily approved a proposed settlement of this consolidated lawsuit. According to the settlement terms, class members will automatically receive credits for the value of a one-month subscription to be used for the purchase of products or subscriptions from Birchbox. Class members who subscribed to the Women’s Rebillable Subscription will receive a $10 credit in the form of two $5 credits and class members who subscribed to the Men’s Rebillable Subscription will receive a $20 credit in the form of two $10 credits. In addition, the company agreed to, among other things, more clearly and conspicuously describe the terms of its automatic renewal offers for a period of 18 months. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for October 14, 2016.
May 2015: The two class-action lawsuits were consolidated to be heard together.
Early 2015: Two class-action lawsuits were filed against Birchbox, Inc. (a company providing subscriptions for monthly deliveries of make-up and personal care products) for allegedly failing to adequately disclose the terms and conditions of its automatic renewal or continuous service offers. To read the complaints in each case, click on the case information below.
- Davis et al v. Birchbox, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-498, S. D. CA.
- LaPuebla et al v. Birchbox, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-214, S. D. CA.
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