Since Dr. Stanley Pearle opened the doors to the first Pearle Vision in 1961, the franchise has expanded to more than 800 stores nationwide. In these stores, optometrists assess the ocular health of patients before onsite opticians help them navigate the assortment of frames from brands such as Versace, Ray-Ban, and DKNY. Pearle Vision also helps focus the world with contacts from Acuvue and Biofinity.
The core of Your Eyes Optical is its seasoned team of optometrists. Dr. Linda Anderson Jones and Dr. Robert Soulages boast nearly three decades of experience examining clients' eyes for visual acuity or illness. Optician Brandy Heddles, meanwhile, ensures frames fit properly and lenses are sculpted to the correct shape. She and her staff fit customers for designer frames by brands such as Calvin Klein, Legre, and Ray-Ban, which they fill with standard and progressive lenses in several styles.
Armed with just a single, generations-old cookie recipe, Great American Cookies opened its first store in 1977, and the rest is history. Today, the franchise boasts locations in malls across the country and nabbed a coveted spot on Entrepreneur magazine?s 2012 list of Top 500 Franchises in the baked-goods category. The shop?s reputation grew, and so did its menu as chefs churned out a mouthwatering roster of gourmet-cookie recipes, each created and carefully tested in Atlanta. The tempting options now include snickerdoodle, peanut butter with M&M?s, and chewy pecan supreme, as well as freshly baked fudge and cheesecake brownies and cookie sandwiches stuffed with frosting. The real showstoppers, however, are the giant chocolate-chip cookie cakes, which can be customized with sweet, celebratory messages or shopping lists penned in colorful icing.
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Since Dr. Stanley Pearle opened the doors to the first Pearle Vision in 1961, the franchise has expanded to more than 800 stores nationwide. In these stores, optometrists assess the ocular health of patients before onsite opticians help them navigate the assortment of frames from brands such as Versace, Ray-Ban, and DKNY. If they're not in the store, clients can use the Try-On tool, uploading a photo to see what they or their dog looks like in different types of glasses. Pearle Vision also helps focus the world with contacts from Acuvue and Biofinity.
Plato's Closet offers a collection of gently used name-brand apparel, incentivizing their customers to bring in their own quality used clothing for cash. Each week, the staff personally reviews all items and carefully selects young and on-trend sweaters, dresses, shorts, and more from popular brands. After picking out the best clothes and accessories, the staff showcases them at prices up to 70% off their retail value. The style-savvy staff aims to keep the store?s stock in line with the most current trends, generally choosing only pieces that are 12?18 months old. Most of the available apparel comes in sizes 00?15/16 for girls and waist size 28?40 for guys.