T.J. Eaton and Rich Amundson raised $236,000 on Kickstarter for their subscription sunwear service.

Think Dollar Shave Club, but for sunglasses.

So far, T.J. Eaton and Rich Amundson have raised more than $236,000 on Kickstarter to launch their startup Shades Club, a subscription service for sunglasses that the Courier-Post says resembles Dollar Shave Club’s business model. Their motivation to start the business, the newspaper explains, came after they grew frustrated with paying too much for a product that cost much less to manufacture. “(Sunglasses) are marked up to over 20 times what they actually cost to make. With the huge price tags, it’s been impossible to afford all the sunglasses you need. You lose them and break them easily, and they’re a pain to purchase and replace. … We were completely fed up,” Eaton told the Courier-Post.

Read more at the Courier-Post

 
SPONSORED VIDEO: OPTOMETRY WORTH SHARING

HOW TO AVOID AUDIT HELL

You may think you’re ready for a Medicare Audit. But are you? Little things count—but they can mean the difference between a great outcome and one that leaves you out in the cold. Don’t get swallowed up by the audit machine. Get this free guide to preparing for — and surviving — a Medicare Audit. Simply fill out the form to the right to access the information. Because you can survive “Audit Hell” if you’re prepared. Download Audit Kit ➡

Promoted Headlines