Jun 22, 2021 - Economy

Warby Parker files to go public

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Eyewear brand Warby Parker on Tuesday said it has filed confidentially to go public, although a source says the company hasn't decided whether to do so via an IPO or direct listing.

Why it matters: Warby Parker is one of the earliest direct-to-consumer online sellers, although it has since expanded into physical locations. The company was most recently valued at $3 billion by venture capitalists.

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