Warby Parker

Type: Company
Name: Warby Parker
First reported 39 mins ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 2 reports

Google apes Warby Parker, lets you try on Glass before you buy

Tempted by Google's Glass headset , but worried it'll make you look like a doofus? It's a legitimate concern, but there's hope: Google is now sending out non-functional dummy units that you can try on at home. Potential Explorers were sent an email advertising ... [Published Engadget - 24 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

3 big retail trends to watch for

Long live brick-and-mortar storesMany big-box retailers are either closing (e.g. Borders, Circuit City) or struggling (e.g., Toys 'R' Us, Best Buy), as the business model of providing consumers with a huge assortment of products at very low price is better ... [Published CNNMoney.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why Warby Parker Has Gone From Click to Brick

April 16 (Bloomberg) -- Warby Parker co-founders Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal discuss the company's reverse retail strategy with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg) ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Story Behind TOMS Shoes

Various companies have been favoring the business tactic of "buy one, give one", meaning a customer buys the product, and the company donates an equivalent item to someone in need. However, there has been a split view on how much this really helps the ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Skirt Boutique Launches New Shopping Box Service

Part of Skirt’s Style Box questionnaire.We at Shoppist love local boutiques probably more than anyone else, but we have to admit, online shopping is really freakin’ convenient sometimes. Still, when you need a new outfit stat and the only option is to ... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Edit: 11 Spring Sunglasses Under $150

Sunglasses can be an accessory staple if you want them to be. They can also be the perfect way to test out shapes and color in moderation. We’re proponents of the latter, so we rounded up the best spring shades under $150. Because really, what’s better ... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cut Out the Middle Man with These 6 Direct-to-Consumer Companies

When it comes to great style, go right to the source.Back in the days of the trade routes, when explorers would run goods like furs and spices across the ocean, having a middle man was a necessity. That dude had to know how to sail, how to navigate, and ... [Published Maxim Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘Principle of One’ in Branding

By Erin McCahillWhat is the key to brand success? Consider the principle of one.If someone walks away with one message about your brand, you win. Creativity, relevance, tools, tactics and channels all matter, but every piece has to point toward one idea. ... [Published Chief Marketer - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Want to beat your competitors? Embrace profitable good

Deloitte recently came out with its annual Core Beliefs & Culture survey that polls more than 1,000 executives and employees. The key takeaway was that 82% of respondents working at an organization that has a strong sense of purpose believe the organization ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Greats Announced A $1.5 Million Seed Funding Round, Led By Resolute Ventures

The sneaker game is difficult to break into.Nike--and by extension, Jordan Brand--dominate the hype cycle , and kids have no problem braving frigid cold or chaotic lines for the chance to spend their hard-earned money on something rare, and, sometimes, ... [Published Fast Company - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

GREATS Raises $1.5M to Become Like Warby Parker or Dollar Shave Club for Shoes

Designer and maker of hip mens' footwear GREATS Brand LLC has raised $1.5 million in seed funding to sell sneakers and casual shoes on a direct-to-consumer basis, just as Warby Parker and Bonobos have sold eyewear and pants.Resolute Ventures led the seed ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Endorsement: Tortoiseshell Sunglasses

This column has discussed sunglasses previously and since that time even more shapes, sizes and styles have hit the men’s market. However, with spring making its comeback, it seems an appropriate time to revisit the topic once again.Today we are talking ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]

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The 3,000-square-foot space, which features only samples, "allows the touch and feel, and second it allows people to be brand advocates for us, which has helped with online sales outside of Chicago" said CEO Steve McClearn, who expects to open more showrooms...
In another article from the New York Times, "Shopping for a Better World," Sarika Bansal said, "On a recent trip to Ethiopia I met with TOMS employees, who said that shoes promote education because children are often barred from entering schools barefoot. However, when I met one of their Ethiopian giving partners, the International Orthodox Christian Charities, I learned that they distribute the shoes in schools -- to children who, presumably, already own shoes."

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Google apes Warby Parker, lets you try on Glass... [Published Engadget - 24 mins ago]
Google apes Warby Parker, lets you try on Glass... [Published Engadget - 39 mins ago]
3 big retail trends to watch for [Published CNNMoney.com - 7 hours ago]
The Admiral Teams Up with Thrive15 to Provide E... [Published PRWeb - 9 hours ago]
Online retailers go offline to benefit customers [Published Chicago Tribune - 17 hours ago]
Why Warby Parker Has Gone From Click to Brick [Published Bloomberg - Apr 16 2014]
The Story Behind TOMS Shoes [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
The Edit: 11 Spring Sunglasses Under $150 [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Skirt Boutique Launches New Shopping Box Service [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
How Millennials Are Changing the Face of Consum... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 16 2014]
Cut Out the Middle Man with These 6 Direct-to-C... [Published Maxim Online - Apr 16 2014]
Liberals in rose-colored glasses consider Obama... [Published New York Post - Apr 16 2014]
The ‘Principle of One’ in Branding [Published Chief Marketer - Apr 15 2014]
Want to beat your competitors? Embrace profitab... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Apr 15 2014]
Glass Warfare: How Google's Headgear Problems W... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
The Toast Is Generating Heat Online [Published Adweek Online - Apr 15 2014]
The Daily Startup: Avvo Overcomes Lawyers’ Obje... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
Delight Conference Announces 2014 Lineup Featur... [Published PRWeb - Apr 15 2014]
GREATS Raises $1.5M to Become Like Warby Parker... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Apr 15 2014]
Greats Announced A $1.5 Million Seed Funding Ro... [Published Fast Company - Apr 15 2014]
The Endorsement: Tortoiseshell Sunglasses [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
Storehouse, Airbnb for Retail Spaces, Raises $7... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 15 2014]
Clear vision: Warby Parker focuses on business ... [Published HLNTV.com - Apr 14 2014]
Storefront Raises $7.3M to Help Online Brands S... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 14 2014]
Tiger Global Raises $1.5 Billion Fund [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 14 2014]
Style File: Spectacular Specs from Warby Parker [Published Gulfshore Life Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Tiger Global raises $1.5 billion [Published Fortune - Apr 14 2014]
Want to beat your competitors? Embrace profitab... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Apr 14 2014]
Spark Capital leads Series A round for Storefront [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 14 2014]
The Daily Startup: Canaan Backs NatureBox for H... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 14 2014]
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Google apes Warby Parker, lets you try on Glass... [Published Engadget - 39 mins ago]
Tempted by Google's Glass headset, but worried it'll make you look like a doofus? It's a legitimate concern, but there's hope: Google is now sending out non-functional dummy units that you can try on at home. Potential Explorers were sent an email. ...
Want to beat your competitors? Embrace profitab... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Apr 15 2014]
Deloitte recently came out with its annual Core Beliefs & Culture survey that polls more than 1,000 executives and employees. The key takeaway was that 82% of respondents working at an organization that has a strong sense of purpose believe the organization ...
The Daily Startup: Avvo Overcomes Lawyers’ Obje... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
CEO Mark BrittonAvvo Lawyers who don’t like being rated on the Web used to sue or threaten online legal marketplace Avvo regularly, but now they’ve begun to view the service as a valuable tool instead of a threat, the company says. Seattle-based ...
Storefront Raises $7.3M to Help Online Brands S... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 14 2014]
L-R: The co-founders of Storefront Inc., Tristan Pollock (COO) and Erik Eliason (CEO)Storefront Inc. Spark Capital, the investor behind Shopify and Warby Parker, is leading a $7.3 million investment in another business that unifies online e-commerce ...
Tiger Global Raises $1.5 Billion Fund [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 14 2014]
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