GlassesUSA

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GlassesUSA.com
Private
Industryretail
Founded2009
HeadquartersBnei Brak[1], Israel
ProductsPrescription glasses, Sport glasses, Safety glasses, Sunglasses
Number of employees
200
Websitewww.glassesusa.com

GlassesUSA.com is an online retailer of prescription eyewear.[2] It was founded in 2009 [3]. GlassesUSA, LLC offices are a P.O. Box inside a LexPack&Ship at 954 Lexington Ave Suite 537, NY [4] & Bnei Brak, Israel.[5]

History[edit]

GlassesUSA was founded in 2009 by Daniel Rothman, Eldad Rothman and Roy Yamner. Daniel Rothman is the current CEO of the company.[6] The company primarily focuses on North America, but also accepts orders from 92 countries.[7] Around 40,000 unique visitors visits the website daily. In 2015, GlassesUSA raised a $12.5 Million growth round led by the Viola Private Equity fund, a member of the Viola Group, a technology Private Equity group whose purpose is to "enable Israeli entrepreneurs." [8] [9][10]

The website has an augmented reality "virtual mirror” allowing users to upload their picture or use their webcam to try glass-frames on.[11][12]

Brands[edit]

GlassesUSA, through its affiliation with the Luxottica Group, offers a wide range of frames including:

Partnerships[edit]

In 2015, GlassesUSA raised a $12.5 Million growth round led by the Viola Private Equity fund which is a member of the Viola Group, which "is a venture capital firm, empowering Israeli or Israeli-related early-stage tech startups to become global category leaders..[9] [14]

Recognition[edit]

  • Rated 8.7/10 [15]
  • Rated B- by the Better Business Bureau, with 356 complaints [16]
  • Named as one of the top 500 online retailers in the U.S between 2011-2015 by ‘’Internet Retailer’’.[17]
  • Rated "Excellent" by Stella Service in 2015.[18]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Bloomberg. Bloomberg News https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapid=289870652. Retrieved 14 December 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "GlassesUSA Looks to Make Online Eyeglasses More Sophisticated". CraveOnline. 2016-05-20. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  3. ^ Better Business Bureau https://www.bbb.org/us/ny/new-york/profile/retail-optical-goods/glasses-usa-0121-107236. Retrieved 14 December 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Better Business Bureau https://www.bbb.org/us/ny/new-york/profile/retail-optical-goods/glasses-usa-0121-107236. Retrieved 14 December 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "GlassesUSA, LLC: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  6. ^ "How Virtual Technology Is Disrupting The E-Commerce Marketplace". Forbes. 12 January 2016.
  7. ^ "GlassesUSA Raises $12.5M and Sets Their Sights on a Market in Need of Disruption". AlleyWatch.
  8. ^ Viola Group. Viola Group https://www.viola-group.com/about/. Retrieved 14 December 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ a b "GlassesUSA מודיעה על גיוס 12.5 מיליון דולר [גיוס]". גיקטיים.
  10. ^ Berthene, April. "GlassesUSA cuts cart abandonment with one feature". Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  11. ^ "9 Affordable Places To Buy Stylish Glasses Other Than Warby Parker". Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  12. ^ "7 Weird And Wonderful Ecommerce Products To Flame Your Own Creative Spark". 2016-05-05. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  13. ^ "Designer glasses - Shop Discount Designer Eyeglass Frames from GlassesUSA". GlassesUSA.com.
  14. ^ Viola Group. Viola Group https://www.viola-group.com/about/. Retrieved 14 December 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. ^ https://resellerratings.com/store/GlassesUSA
  16. ^ https://www.bbb.org/new-york-city/business-reviews/retail-optical-goods/glasses-usa-in-new-york-ny-107236/reviews-and-complaints
  17. ^ "Top Ecommerce Sites - Top 500 - Top500 - Top US Retailers".
  18. ^ "Eyeglasses.com vs. GlassesUSA: Side-by-Side Comparison".

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