Subscription services are popping up in every niche under the sun and creating a whole new world of gift-giving possibilities. From the practical to the downright strange, you could easily find a subscription to dazzle everyone on your shopping list. Need some ideas? Read on. 

One type of subscription service that’s exploding in popularity is the monthly box model. The idea: each month, the recipient gets to discover a curated selection of pro­ducts according to a predetermined theme. In other words, you can subscribe someone to just about anything: beauty products, baby and maternity items, craft supplies, underwear, tea, specialty foods, craft beer and ga­ming gear are just a few examples of products you can have delivered to your friends and family.  

You can also go the traditional route with a magazine or news­paper subscription. Physical items aren’t the only thing you can sign up for: think specia­lized cable channels, music and movie streaming services or season passes for concert venues and amusement parks. And for the practical-minded, why not go with a monthly or yearlong public transit pass, or even a subscription to a roadside assistance service?

In short, with a bit of imagination — and research — you’ll definitely be able to find the perfect subscription to please your brother, mother or significant other!