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  • VOTE
    150
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    Maybe include a free sample of a related Quill brand item in our order.  Example, I order Sharpie Liquid Highlighters, perhaps you could include a couple Quill brand liquid highlighters for us to try. 
    Posted by JillM  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    170
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    I think the free gift with purchase is wonderful but it would be more fun if we actually got to choose which gift we want out of a few select-available items! :)
    Posted by Llesca  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    80
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    Many times I would like a gift that you are giving but it may not be in an area that I purchase often or even at all - sucha s cleaning supplies, breakroom supplies OR furniture. Why not change from the "dollar amount" or categories - to a purely points based ssytem. You can still get gifts for small orders - and the customer with repeat orders can have a better choice of what they want.
    Posted by 45844623  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    I would love to see contest for companies that are loyal to Quill. I rarely use another vendor for office supplies and typically my coupons arrive the day after I've ordered for that particular product or category. A contest with a reasonable prize would be a great reward!
    Posted by Liz K  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    How about the "Long time" customers have a loyalty program?  We don't order big amounts, but we do order consistantly.  Maybe have a loyalty program for the companies who don't order big amounts but do order. After a certain amount of points, you can trade them in for discounts, free product, etc.
    Posted by 37472473  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    Sometimes we don't necessarily need to order large dollar amounts of products and it is not feasible to wait until we have an order to meet the requirements for a free gift.  It would be awesome if we could carry this amount forward until we accumulated the dollar amounts required for the free gifts.  Or maybe we don't necessarily like the gifts that are offered at that time.  We could accumulate the points and order our gifts at a later date.

    Just an idea!
    Posted by Leslie Jones  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    My idea about free samples - they are a nice idea, BUT everytime we get one, it is packaged incorrectly and it gets destroyed in the shipment! So maybe considering packaging them differently OR a coupon for a free product would be cool too! ☺
    Posted by DeborahPDA  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    We give our gift out at the end of ther year for our Christmas party-Let me just say it would be nice to have some guys items-the guys really don't like the bags which I know there hasn't been as many lately and a little more kitchen items-but I think they would like some guy items.  And yes we are very greatly for these items (even though we are technically paying for them in a way) But it would be nice for more guy items.  They would really thank you:):):) lol
    Posted by sueb88  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 5/01/2017
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    It would be nice at checkout to see the coupons that are available/applicable to my order whether it be for Quillcash or a free gift.  I, like a lot of others, don't always have the time to search the website or my emails to write down the code to apply to my order.  I also think that some of the order requirements for the gifts are a little high at times.  For the smaller businesses, we don't always order $500 worth of supplies at a time to "earn" a tin of cookies.  I think there should be some gift ideas for smaller amounts to let your customers actually feel rewarded.
    Posted by Erin H.  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    I love your free gifts, specially the ones that come with small orders. Like for $100 order you send a starbucks or subway coupons, but they only come once in 2 to 3 weeks or sometimes 4 weeks. Our office only has 5 people in total so we do not use a whole lot of supplies. I would like to receive those coupons more often.
    Posted by Shewani  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    I really enjoy getting the emails with tips and tricks or news for the office and think they should be sent out more often. The email with the Microsoft Excel tips were very helpful.
    Posted by CC Treas  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    Since Quill cash is earned there should not be an expiration date. 
    Posted by MEORC  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    With everyone looking to lose weight and stay fit why not free gifts for heathy eating
    Posted by Pinky  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    Allow employees add to cart but admins will approve order.
    Posted by Jonathan  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 12/29/2014
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    I appreicate the free gifts!!!! I would like to see the option of getting more than one free gift depending on how large the order is based on business size (i.e. small business 2, medium business 3, large business 4 etc.) I would appreciate healthier snack options (lower soduim/sugar/carbs) and also, not such a steep rewuirement for some of the free gifts because it excludes small businesses if your order must be a large amount.

    I enjoy my ordering experience.
    Posted by LaShondaG  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    use past order history to list previously bought items with amount and dates to create an order list where a user can just check off items to be re purchased
    Posted by Dave  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    It would be fantastic if I could customize and create My List subcatagories catagories that make sense for this business, such as; Break Room, Cleaning Supplies, Printer, Warehouse, Front Office, etc.  Also, it'd be great if there was a much smaller list I could print and use to take inventory and prepare orders. 
    Posted by GanderMiami  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    Sometimes when we try to use the coupons we receive in the mail, the system says the code is invalid or our accout is not eligible for the coupon. 
    Posted by JDiaz  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    We love the free gifts here at our company. We save them all year and give them out to our employee's with a game. Who ever wins the game will get the free gift. We love Rachel Ray!! and would like to see some pioneer Women products as well.
     
    Posted by Ernsmom  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    Over the last month we have orderd thousands of dollars worth of products for our business and our orders said they came with free samples, not once did we ever get any! My suggestion/idea is to actually give the product or not say you will.
    Posted by Contracting  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/28/2017
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