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Warby Parker Just Launched This Controversial Eye Screening App

Though Warby Parker opened its first Philly storefront just a few months ago, Philadelphians may soon have no reason to go. The Wharton grads behind […]

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The Warby Parker-Philly EyeWorks Feud Intensifies

On Saturday, January 28th, as eyewear brand Warby Parker feted the grand opening of its sparkly Walnut Street storefront, seven demonstrators stood outside, pumping candy-colored […]

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Study: Penn Ranks Fifth Worldwide for Producing “Unicorn” Founders

While it may be overrated to judge a startup by its valuation, the idea of the unicorn—a company valued in the billions—persists. And a recent […]

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Here’s What You’ll Find at Warby Parker’s New Center City Location

Warby Parker is finally coming home. The Wharton-founded eyewear company will officially open its first full size brick-and-mortar store this coming Saturday, January 28th. The […]

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Warby Parker to Le Bec-Fin Site a Sign That Center City Is Changing

On the surface, Warby Parker opening a new location on Walnut Street isn’t huge news. Sure, having the tech-based eyeglasses startup in town brings in more tax revenue, […]

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Breaking The Curse: Former Le Bec Fin Space Becoming A Warby Parker Store

This is the best thing that could possibly happen to 1523 Walnut. Or maybe the second-best thing (I once suggested turning the storied former home […]

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Warby Parker Opening a Store in Former Le Bec-Fin Space

Since its founding in 2010, Warby Parker has catapulted into startup success-story fame, becoming a model for other fledgling companies and nabbing plenty of national acclaim. But […]