Club Monaco Will Not Let Anyone Discover The Truth Behind Its Eyeglasses

Club Monaco Will Not Let Anyone Discover The Truth Behind Its Eyeglasses

Beaverly saw some eyeglass frames she really liked on some Club Monaco in-store signage. No matter what she does, however, she can’t find out if they really exist and whether or not she can purchase the same frames for herself. They’ve gone so far as to make Russell, the sales guy who was trying to help her, “disappear.”

http://consumerist.com/2008/08/28/slate-has-an-article-about/

Slate has an article about how unbelievably amazing it feels to get cheap glasses online. I can vouch for this. I often get compliments on a pair of glasses that cost me about $40. Hooray, Internet. [Slate] (Thanks, James !)

Costco Is A Good Place To Buy Eyeglasses?

Costco Is A Good Place To Buy Eyeglasses?

ABCNews asked a optometrist to write a bifocal prescription and have it filled at Costco, Target, LensCrafters and Walmart, then they asked him to rate the quality of the glasses.

Don't Spend $1,000 On $8 Glasses

Don't Spend $1,000 On $8 Glasses

Most people spend too much on glasses, failing to shop around even though they are legally entitled to take their prescription anywhere. Local opticians usually provide the best service, but offer the worst deals. 147 million Americans might save on glasses by following these simple tips from the Chicago Tribune:

More Footage Of Scuzzy Optician Attacking Reporter

The power of submitting complaints to investigative reporters. Sometimes the journalist will gadfly the offender into making a complete ass of himself on international television. — BEN POPKEN

VIDEO: Counterfeit Glasses Dealer Attacks Reporter And Throws Snowballs

First Adam Plimer opens the door really quickly, hitting 75-year-old investigative reporter Peter Silverman in the head. Plimer screams, “Oh, I’m sorry, did I hit you?” Silverman puts his dukes up. Plimer dares Silverman to hit him in the face and shouts, “Go on, get the fuck out of here, I’m sick of you.” Seeing Plimer’s violence, Silverman tries to keep him in the store. Plimer breaks out and throws snowballs at the camera crew and a TCC inspector, yelling, “Get the fuck out of here.” The cops arrive. Plimer opens the door to shout the same obscenities at them. Then a sort of Canadian SWAT team arrives in riot gear. Eventually, they arrest Plimer.

QVC Drinking Glasses Explode for No Reason

QVC Drinking Glasses Explode for No Reason

QVC is recalling 2,200 sets of glasses because the “inner walls of the double-walled glasses can break during use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.”

America’s Best Makes Four-Eyes See A Blurry Kind of Red

America’s Best Makes Four-Eyes See A Blurry Kind of Red

With our retinas conjoined by the royal ‘Consumerist’ we, Ben and I from a grotesque octo-occulus. That is to say: we’re both four-eyes…es. But while Ben dashes off to network interviews clad in dashing Gucci frames, my glasses have two different ear pieces and sit crookedly upon my face. One ear piece is superglued to the joint; the other floppily waggles back and forth on the left side of my cranium. A mere nod sends them rocketing off of my face at high velocity to maim innocent by-standers around me.

Squint or You’ll Miss these Eyewear Deals

Squint or You’ll Miss these Eyewear Deals

The nearly once-a-year savings for frames and glasses are here. They’re $99 at Sears Optical, along with $100 and under frame, until Feb 18 and $96 at JC Penney Optical, along with $150 and under frames until Feb 26. However, some people look unfavorably on budget Sears and J.C. Penney eyewear, a phenomenon known as department store stigmatism.