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Beachwood Eyeglass Store Spots Deception: Blotter

BEACHWOOD, OH — A man attempted to purchase eyeglasses using a fraudulently obtained credit card. The employees, all trained to see things discerningly, spotted the deception. Read on for more information on that incident and others from the past week. Warrant Served, June 12 - Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers arrested a woman on an active warrant through Beachwood. Police from the city picked the woman up. Rescue Squad, June 12 - The Rescue Squad was called to the sidewalk near 24698...

Sixty-Four Percent Of U.S. Households Have Amazon Prime

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Amazon is big. Four out of every 10 dollars spent online in the U.S. is with Amazon (43 percent). Eighty percent of online growth comes from Amazon sales. Currently, there are approximately 80 million Amazon Prime members – that’s 64 percent of households in the U.S.! These stats and facts about Amazon come from the keynote speakers at the Internet Retailers Conference and Exhibition (IRCE) that took place in Chicago earlier this month.What does the future look like...

See inside Warby Parker’s first Colorado store

Warby Parker opened its first store in Colorado, at 1949 Pearl St. in Boulder.All stores are designed to feel like a library, and the store features books for sale from independent publishers and authors.The store features prescription eyewear and sunglasses.“The shop for glasses should be leisurely and fun,” said Ruthie Ben-Zvi, communications specialist for Warby Parker.The mural in the background is meant to reflect Boulder’s mountains, while the reference desk — going on the library theme...