Aster Market Reviews
About Aster Market
AsterMarket.com is the online home of Aster Market, a new monthly subscription box service which says they provide customers with exceptional small batch products that support the causes closest to your heart.
How Does It Work?
According to their website, the Aster Market team will hand-pick the best small batch products from areas like “home décor, jewelry, accessories, paper goods, bath products, and more.” Each box you receive will contain two or more products that will be valued at a retail price of $40 or more.
The items they include in their boxes will be curated from companies and artisans all over the world, and the website says their goal is to choose products that will provide their customers with “one-of-a-kind experiences that will ignite conversation and add that special touch to your life.”
In addition, the website states that they will 25% of their net proceeds from each month’s orders will be given to a major charity from one of six categories, including Animals, Children, Health, Veterans, Women, and the World. Every few months the charity will change, and customers can go to their Giving Back page to find what charities they are working with at the current time.
The Aster Market Box is priced at $39.95, but customers can choose to order it in a variety of subscription lengths. Customers who want to pay month-to-month or for three month long subscriptions will pay $39.95 per month, plus a $7 shipping fee each month, for a total cost of $46.95, while six month subscriptions and year-long subscriptions will be priced at $39.95 per month with free shipping. All longer term subscriptions must be paid in advance.
The website does state that Aster Market boxes are all considered Final Sale, due to their emphasis on small batch products and the portion of the proceeds they donate to charity, they are not able to honor returns and refunds at this time.
If you do open a box and find that one of your items is damaged, AsterMarket.com requests that you contact their Customer Service team within fourteen days of receiving your box, so they can address any and all issues right away.
Customer Service Contact Info
Customers who would like to contact their Customer Service team with any questions, concerns, or complaints can do so by email at [email protected] or by submitting them directly to their website through their Contact Us link.
Though most of the reviews of this product come from monthly subscription review blogs and not from average, every day customers, there does appear to be a general consensus about this company and their products, and they’re all positive.
That being said, it is important to point out that it appears that August of 2015 was the very first month Aster Market sent a box out to their customers, so there is no real way to get a big picture understanding of the kinds of products they will send you. The month of August box contained a candle, a tote bag, and some small art prints.
Since this box is one of the slightly more expensive boxes at nearly $50 per month, prospective customers may be interested in waiting until this company is a little more established before deciding to sign up.
Competitors and Alternatives?
Monthly subscription services are becoming more and more popular in all areas of hobbies and lifestyle, and there are many other boxes available aimed at enjoying life, including food, reading, fishing, technology, and many other pursuits.
If you have any experience with this company or their products, please leave your Aster Market reviews below.