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Warby Parker Opens Bethesda Store May 6

BETHESDA, MD — Online high-end eyeglass seller Warby Parker will open a showroom on Bethesda Row this month, making it the fourth location in the Washington, DC, area and the second Maryland store. The company already opened its first area store in Georgetown in 2015 and has since opened locations in Shaw and at Tysons Corner.The Warby Parker Bethesda Row store will open at 4821 Bethesda Ave. on Saturday, May 6. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m....

Opinion: Seeing changes in the global eyeglass business

I can see clearer now. And my wallet isn’t as thin.Apparently, I beat the monopoly out there in the business of eyeglasses.Have you been eyeglass shopping lately?A rough average cost is $300, depending largely on the brand of choice. There are so many styles and brand options, the prescription glasses marketplace seems wildly competitive. But that’s not all the eye can see.A few years ago, the media introduced consumers to the name of an Italian eyeglass manufacturer with an alarming number...

Research delivers insight into the eyewear market

Eyewear is a device used for correction of vision or protection from harmful UV lights. It is an umbrella term for spectacles, lenses, and sunglasses.The global market is driven by factors such as increased life span of individuals, increase in geriatric population, and change in fashion trends.The emerging economies, such as India and China pose lucrative growth opportunities for market players.- Advertising -The global Eyewear Market is registering a CAGR of 10.6% from 2017 to 2025.Eyewear...