Santa Rosa, California (PressExposure) December 30, 2008 -- Internet Retailer and Kiplingerâs Personal Finance Extol Siteâs Selection, Price and Features
EyeBuyDirect.com (www.eyebuydirect.com), an efficient and easy-to-use prescription eyeglasses website for budget conscious, savvy shoppers, has received several high-profile accolades in the press recently, named one of Internet Retailerâs 100 Best Retail Web Sites and the best site for prescription glasses online in a feature story in the December issue of Kiplingerâs Personal Finance Magazine.
âWe are thrilled with the attention from the media lately, recognizing what we have known all along â that EyeBuyDirectâs selection of prescription glasses, pricing and features make it one of the best online prescription glasses retailers out there,â said Roy Hessel, CEO of EyeBuyDirect. âFor the past 12 months, we have built our reputation among media and consumers alike, and look forward to next year as more and more people look to EyeBuyDirect.com as the source for prescription eyeglasses online.â
Featured alongside industry behemoths such as Amazon.com, Bluefly.com, iTunes.com and Buy.com in Internet Retailerâs December issue, EyeBuyDirect.com is heralded for its innovative EyeTry tool which allows users to upload photos of themselves and virtually try on various makes and models of eyewear. The siteâs Wall of Frame social community is also singled out, with a retail analyst saying, âThis is a great way to shop for eyeglasses onlineâ¦.â
In the Kiplingerâs Personal Finance article, âGlasses for Less than $50,â writer Ryan Wilk tries out several different online retailers, proclaiming EyeBuyDirect.com one of the two best for its âbig selection and easy-to-use, uncluttered interface.â
About EyeBuyDirect.com EyeBuyDirect.com is a prescription eyeglasses website whose mission is to offer a fun and efficient destination that provides affordable eyeglasses that are high in quality, fashion-forward and delivered promptly to customers around the world. Launched in 2005, EyeBuyDirect.com offers eyeglasses to fit users from all walks of life, ranging from functional to fashionable, including designer glasses such as Gucci, Armani and Christian Dior. For more information or to purchase a pair, visit http://www.eyebuydirect.com.
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