Warby Parker vs JCPenney Optical

In-depth comparison, January 2019

Warby Parker vs JCPenney Optical: Eyeglass Comparison

Warby Parker

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5.7
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JCPenney Optical

jcpenneyoptical.com
5.0
Overall Score
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Warby Parker vs. JCPenney Optical: Pros and Cons of Each
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Warby Parker vs. JCPenney Optical: Comparison Summary
Advantage
Warby Parker
Criteria
JCPenney Optical
Advantage
5.7
Overall Score
Overall Score
5.0
Overall Score
5.0 stars – See brand >
Brand Popularity
3.0 stars – See brand >
4.0 stars – 2 reviews
Try-on Options
3.0 stars – 1 review
4.5 stars – 2 reviews
Returns & Exchanges Policies
5.0 stars – 1 review
4.0 stars – 1 review
Price Competitiveness
5.0 stars – 1 review
Advantage
Warby Parker
Shipping & Returns Policies
JCPenney Optical
Advantage
Yes
Free Shipping Policies
Unlikely
Yes
Returns & Exchanges Policies
Yes
Yes
International Shipping Policies
Unlikely
Advantage
Warby Parker
Payment Options
JCPenney Optical
Advantage
Unlikely
Paypal Support
Unlikely
Unlikely
Debit & Prepaid Card Support
Yes
Advantage
Warby Parker
Discount Policies
JCPenney Optical
Advantage
Unlikely
Student Discount Policies
Unlikely
Unlikely
Military Discount Policies
Unlikely
Unlikely
Senior Discount Policies
Unlikely
Promo Code Support
Advantage
Warby Parker
Customer Service Features
JCPenney Optical
Advantage
Yes
Money-back Guarantee Policy
Unlikely
Social Media Presence
Unlikely
Customer Service
Unlikely
Yes
Contact Information Availability
Yes
Advantage
Warby Parker
Financing Options
JCPenney Optical
Advantage
Unlikely
Afterpay Financing Support
Unlikely
Unlikely
Klarna Financing Support
Unlikely
Advantage
Warby Parker
Marketing Programs
JCPenney Optical
Advantage
Yes
Affiliate Programs
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Warby Parker vs. JCPenney Optical: Comparison Details

Best Try-on Options – Winner: Warby Parker
4.0 stars

Yes, Warby Parker does offer at-home try-ons – it's one of their biggest selling points for shoppers. You're able to pick five frames to try on at home for free

All you have to do is choose which frames you want (they also offer a quiz to find your perfect fit), and they'll ship them to your house. You have five days to test out the frames and then ship them back to Warby Parker. You can then easily order them online and have them shipped to you!

Last reviewed November 15, 2018. Read all 3 glasses try-on reviews.

3.0 stars

Based on ratings published by trusted online review sites, JCPenney Optical performs average to better than average in terms of try-on options compared to other online glass retailers.

One reviewer on yellowbot.com said JCPenney Optical performs well on try-on options relative to its peers. You can read the full review here. Here's a brief quote from this review:

JCPenney Optical is your one-stop shop for all your family's eyewear needs. JCPenney Optical offers eye exams and has a wide range of designer eyeglasses and sunglasses. We also have contact lenses! Schedule your eye exam today with an independent doctor of optometry. See yourself like never before with our cutting edge technology: Virtual Try On.

One reviewer on jcpenneyoptical.com said JCPenney Optical performs well on try-on options relative to its peers. You can read the full review here. From this review:

JCPenney Optical now offers a Virtual Try On.

Learn more at jcpenneyoptical.com.

You can also check out the top 10 eyeglass stores for try-on options, or the overall best-performing online glass retailers on our main review grid.

Looking for JCPenney Optical coupons? Check out the latest jcpenneyoptical.com deals here. Want more reviews on JCPenney Optical? Read a more in-depth review of JCPenney Optical on this page.

Last reviewed December 21, 2018. Read all 2 glasses try-on reviews.

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Best Returns & Exchanges Policies – Winner: JCPenney Optical
5.0 stars

Yes, Warby Parker does offer free returns and exchanges for items purchased on their website. You can see more details of their returns policy here.

You might also check out Warby Parker's homepage for additional pages with information on returns and exchanges.

Last reviewed September 7, 2018. Read all 2 free returns & exchanges reviews.

5.0 stars

Yes, JCPenney Optical does offer free returns and exchanges. This applies to items purchased online and in store. If you want more information on their returns policy, you can visit their returns policy page here.

Last reviewed September 4, 2018. Read all 2 free returns & exchanges reviews.

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Best Price Competitiveness – Winner: JCPenney Optical
4.0 stars

Warby Parker has competitive pricing, and is priced a bit lower than its competitors. We looked at Warby Parker's pricing for one or more popular products within its industry, then compared Warby Parker's prices vs. other similar online glass stores. Based on this analysis, Warby Parker turned out to be slightly less expensive than other brands in the online glasses industry.

Here's how Warby Parker's prices compare with its competitors:

Basic Frames: $95.00 (vs. average industry price of $129.52)

Please refer to Warby Parker's website for more details on their products and pricing, or review our updated price comparison grid to compare Warby Parker's prices with competitor brands in more detail.

Last reviewed December 7, 2018. Read all 2 price point reviews.

5.0 stars

JCPenney Optical is significantly less expensive than competitive brands. We looked at JCPenney Optical's pricing for one or more popular products within its industry, then compared JCPenney Optical's prices vs. other similar prescription eyeglass stores. Based on this analysis, JCPenney Optical turned out to be significantly less expensive than other brands in the eyeglasses industry.

Here's how JCPenney Optical's prices compare with its competitors:

Basic Frames: $49.99 (vs. average industry price of $129.52)

Please refer to JCPenney Optical's website for more details on their products and pricing, or review our updated price comparison grid to compare JCPenney Optical's prices with competitor brands in more detail.

Last reviewed December 7, 2018. Read all 2 price point reviews.

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Best Free Shipping Policies – Winner: Warby Parker
Yes

Last reviewed September 7, 2018. Read all 2 free shipping reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed June 10, 2018. Read all 2 free shipping reviews.

Best Returns & Exchanges Policies – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed September 7, 2018. Read all 2 free returns & exchanges reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed September 4, 2018. Read all 2 free returns & exchanges reviews.

Best Money-back Guarantee Policy – Winner: Warby Parker
Yes

Last reviewed March 31, 2018. Read all 2 money-back guarantee reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed December 23, 2018. Read all 2 money-back guarantee reviews.

Best Student Discount Policies – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed September 4, 2018. Read 1 student discounts review.

Unlikely

Last reviewed September 29, 2018. Read all 2 student discounts reviews.

Best Military Discount Policies – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed August 14, 2018. Read 1 military discounts review.

Unlikely

Last reviewed April 21, 2018. Read all 2 military discounts reviews.

Best Senior Discount Policies – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed March 31, 2018. Read all 3 senior discounts reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed April 25, 2018. Read all 2 senior discounts reviews.

Best International Shipping Policies – Winner: Warby Parker
Yes

Last reviewed August 8, 2018. Read all 3 international shipping reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed December 23, 2018. Read all 2 international shipping reviews.

Best Affiliate Programs – Winner: Warby Parker
Yes

Last reviewed July 5, 2018. Read all 2 affiliate programs reviews.

No

Last reviewed July 12, 2018. Read all 2 affiliate programs reviews.

Best Paypal Support – Tie
Does Warby Parker accept PayPal?
Unlikely

Last reviewed August 9, 2018. Read all 2 PayPal reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed December 19, 2018. Read all 2 PayPal reviews.

Best Social Media Presence – Tie
Not rated yet.
Not rated yet.
Best Debit & Prepaid Card Support – Winner: JCPenney Optical
Unlikely

Last reviewed June 15, 2018. Read all 2 debit & prepaid cards reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed June 19, 2018. Read all 2 debit & prepaid cards reviews.

Best Promo Code Support – Tie
No

Last reviewed June 22, 2018. Read all 2 promo codes reviews.

No

Last reviewed June 22, 2018. Read all 2 promo codes reviews.

Best Customer Service – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed July 6, 2018. Read all 2 customer reviews reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed September 7, 2018. Read all 2 customer reviews reviews.

Best Afterpay Financing Support – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed September 24, 2018. Read all 2 Afterpay financing reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed July 10, 2018. Read all 2 Afterpay financing reviews.

Best Klarna Financing Support – Tie
Unlikely

Last reviewed September 24, 2018. Read all 2 Klarna financing reviews.

Unlikely

Last reviewed July 6, 2018. Read all 2 Klarna financing reviews.

Best Contact Information Availability – Tie
Yes

Last reviewed July 9, 2018. Read all 2 contact information reviews.

Yes

Last reviewed July 9, 2018. Read all 2 contact information reviews.