Archive for April, 2015

Warby Parker Now Worth $1.2 Billion, Focusing On Building More Brick-And-Mortar Stores

 The e-commerce eyeglasses retailer Warby Parker has raised $100 million to expand physical store locations from 12 to 20 by year’s end and to work on technology that will allow customers to conduct eye exams on their mobile phone. Global investment management firm T. Rowe Price led the round, along with participation from Wellington management and from previous investors Tiger Global… Read More

Phablets Are Eating Phones And Tablets

 It’s been increasingly evident for years: smartphone users are digging bigger phones as they do more on screens, and spend less time talking on the phone. And there’s no sign of the appetite for supersizing mobile handsets abating — not according to a new report from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry. Read More