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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....

Consumer Reports: Shopping for eyeglasses online

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Shopping for eyeglasses isn't what it used to be - sometimes it doesn't even involve trying on the frames.Online retailers are now offering both convenience and discount pricing, but there can be risks.Consumer Reports recently surveyed its readers and did its own eyeglass shoppin. The results? Great advice on how to get the glasses you need at the right price.Thatiana Medina has an eye exam every year. And that often means she'll be on the hook for new glasses."It...

glasses.com -- A New Online Shopping Experience You Need to See

While shopping online is commonplace, the experiences people have while online shopping vary greatly. Forgive me for oversimplifying, but companies that offer goods and services for purchase via connection to the public Internet tend to favor the web or mobile (wap or app). And, they tend to be hardcore commerce or hardcore experiential, but not both and, to be honest... I have rarely seen any electronic shopping environment that literally "turned my head" until now.It is my absolute pleasure...