Warby Parker’s Dave Gilboa Has A Prescription For Retail Success

Consumers today are buying everything on the internet from prescription medication to private jets. But as recently as 2010, the idea of purchasing prescription eyeglasses online seemed far-fetched to many. That was the year that Warby Parker co-founders Dave Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal, along with their business school classmates, launched the e-commerce platform specially devoted to eyewear. Gilboa says they ignored the advice of others, many with deep industry experience, who argued that launching both an e-commerce platform and a new eyewear brand was biting off more than they could chew. Read more at Inc.