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  • VOTE
    90
    Points
    When ordering, consolidate invoicing. I ordered and had 14 invoices from one order one time. It makes tracking for financial reporting take way more time. 
    Posted by KristinELH  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/14/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    280
    Points
    Love all coupons but would like to see more gift cards.

    thank you,

     
    Posted by derekbrent1  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/14/2019
    9 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    Our office orders supplies for many stores. Some of these stores order A LOT of ink that is not HP or Epson. It would be nice if we could have the rewards sent to our office and the ink sent to the store. Same with other supplies. If we could ship the supplies to one adress and the rewards/free gits to another , that would be great. We love the gifts, but don't always get to take advantage of them because we have to send to a different address than our corp address.
    Posted by RondinelliCorp  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 4/18/2019
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points

    When I search and select for an item, rather than just telling me that I recently purchased it, please tell me when I purchased it.
     

    Thanks you

    Posted by CathyB123  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 5/14/2019
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    I love that you all offer credit for recycling cartridges, but i wish the turn around was a bit quicker. Almost 45 days last time. Just a thought.
    Posted by Randall's  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/14/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    When I place an order, I appreciate getting the confirmation emails and even the shipping emails, although those are not necessary. But I would like to be able to opt-out from getting the "Out for delivery" emails. An option in Settings to change that would be nice, because it just clutters up my inbox with emails I don't care to get. There is no way to change that online and I had to chat with a rep to do it; it took far too long before he figured out what I was even after.
    Posted by Joy R.  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/15/2019
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  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    I like to see more products I might purchase for the office offered as a "thank you gift" option, for example K-cups I've seen recently. My idea would be to do more of this especially when it's a new item you're carrying. It allows us to try it without a large order commitment. And everyone in the company has opportunity to benefit.
    Posted by humbug  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/14/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    Please correct me if I'm wrong but didn't we as a business PAY to enroll in the Quill Points Program?  Now, I see options for redeeming points have become selections such as canned air, disenfectant wipes and Windex??  Come on guys, surely you can do better than that.    
    Posted by ck672  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 7/22/2019
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    I would like to see the quill points also apply for to the free gifts that are offered with purchase.  For example, let me apply quill points to receive the incentive item offered with at purchase of $500.
    Posted by sloi  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 7/10/2019
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    180
    Points
    We are looking to improve the way we notify you about order status updates. Would you like to see a change in the number of emails you receive -- or the type of notifications you receive? Is there a different way you would like to receive these updates?
    Posted by  Q_office to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/10/2019
    9 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    It would be really nice to get a bonus gift/QuillCash for 5, 10 and more years of being a valued customer.
     
    Posted by Gia@Greenstreet  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/14/2019
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    3650
    Points
    When purchasing an item, list cheaper items that are identical (like the Quill brand) so we are aware of more reasonably priced items.  Then have us click on the item we choose and it goes into the cart.
  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    When an office product comes with Box Tops for Education decals, I cut them off and give to an employee whose kids use them at school.  The last few cases I have gotten of Nestle bottled water have had shipping labels that cover the decal.  It would be helpful if the labels could be moved to a side where the Box Tops are not covered.

    Thank you!
    Posted by AL Admin  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 5/21/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    Take pictures of products purchased from Quill and have them entered into contests for prizes.
    Posted by Jaclyn  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/20/2019
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    I work for a real estate company and my boss is resposible for replenishing certain items unique to each property she manages. She asked me to figure out of there was some sort of option on quill to create multiple saved carts, that way anytime supplies for a property needed to be replenished, you didnt have to go through and find everything, but it would all be saved. I feel that this would make the process of ordering much more efficient by 1) keeping items grouped by location/branch and 2) keeping a saved list of regularly items to cut time from searching for everything individually and everytime you order.
    Posted by Lgg99  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 5/07/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    I'd like to be able to quickly reorder items from a list of auto-populated previouly ordered items instead of having to create a list, or add to one. I, like others I'm sure, often forget to create/add to a list as I am rushing to get the order done in just a few minutes of jam packed day.
    Posted by TEtatter  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/14/2019
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    I love the idea of getting rewarded to use the sharred cart option.  I would like to see a choice in the gifts available when using it like there are for other options in quill.
    Posted by mcarter6051  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/14/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    140
    Points
    A smartphone app, so I can bring my phone into the supply room and scan bar codes of product I want to reorder for the week and they will go right into my cart and I can place my order on my regular day that I order.
    People can bring me the empty box and I can scan it on the spot and keep adding to my order all week when items run low.
    My "regular" or "most frequently purchased items" will be listed in a drop down and I can select those if need be and when I am ready to order, I can either order from my phone or go to my computer and finalize my order and submit it when I am ready.
    Staples business has this and I would love it if Quill had this option.  
  • VOTE
    90
    Points
    I recently used multiple coupons on an order.  The system accepted all the coupons, yet I did not recieve the free gift.  If coupons can not be used together, please have the system flag them before checkout, so the consumer can choose which of the coupons to use.
    Thank you.
    Posted by DMWagner  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 3/01/2019
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    80
    Points
    Promotional gimmicks, such as free tumblers! More giveaways, gift cards, free shopping credit, etc. This would attract more customers to Quill.com. This is what brought me here, the free tumbler, I had never heard of Quill beforehand
    Posted by Dave302  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/26/2015
    0 Comments »  
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1. General. 
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