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  • VOTE
    3650
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    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
    950
    Points
    It would be nice if the Clearance items were actually discounted to Clearance type prices.  I'm pretty sure the items would sell more quickly if they were actually priced low (like most clearance items at stores).
    Posted by debbaker01  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/26/2014
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    860
    Points
    Several times I purchase from Quill during the week. I think it unfair to reach the $300. limit multiple times during the week and not be allowed to receive another free gift that goes with a $300 purchase. I am still spending $300.00. Only allowed 1 free gift no matter how many times your oder reaches $300.00. Just doesn't seem right.
    Posted by Rjamison  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 12/29/2015
    21 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    760
    Points
    I love the Reorder Fast option offered, but I hate having to scroll through a list of items that I no longer need and will never reorder. For example, I have paper on my list that was too thick to work in my printer; I will never reorder it and would like to remove it. Then, I no longer have the same printer, so I would also like to remove those ink cartridges from my Reorder Fast list. Thus, can you please make it possible for us to edit our Reorder Fast list and remove those items we no longer need?
  • VOTE
    710
    Points
    I work for a small nonprofit organization.  We have a separate Quill account that donors can login to and order supplies on our wish list.  The items ship to us and the donor has a receipt.  I think it would be a great idea if Quill made this an available function for nonprofit businesses as an account feature.  Maybe instead of having a separate accout, just have a public wish list for donors?
    Posted by Allison C  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 5/02/2016
    10 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    660
    Points
    I usually save the gifts I receive from orders for my Holiday Party. I am looking for other ideas on how to use them. How does everyone else typically use their gifts?
    Posted by Live4Softball  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 11/28/2018
    103 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    410
    Points
    It would be great if your shipping department actually protected the supplies that are ordered. Many times I have received things that are damaged or broken because they move around the boxes. There is nothing to keep them from sliding around and getting damaged. A little extra protection goes a long way and saves the customer time from  having to contact you to get merchandise replaced.
    Posted by V Thomas  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/26/2014
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    350
    Points
     As a Quill customer, we should be able to submit written or video reviews for items listed on Quill.com and share our opinions, both favorable and unfavorable, and in the same time hear what other customers think about the items. With that we will get the information we need to make smart buying choices. If you can implement something like the Amazon.com customer reviews I think it will be a great help for our business.
    Posted by PB  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 7/31/2014
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    310
    Points
    Why is there a limit on how many toner cartridges you can recycle?  I'd think you would encourage as much recycling as possible. 
    Posted by debbaker01  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/26/2014
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    290
    Points
    It would be great to be able to look at our history for an item, eg: how many Product X have I ordered in the last 6 or 12 months? - or how many did I order last year?  For me, this will help me quickly establish how many file folders I used, enabling me to perhaps order in bulk.  Or even to find the last time I ordered a product.
    Posted by Janette  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 9/25/2014
    0 Comments »  
  • 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
    280
    Points
    How about crafting supplies for us crafters?  Glue guns, stencils, or even a sewing machine
    Posted by Live4Softball  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/21/2018
    5 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    280
    Points
    There shouldn't be a limit to what you have to spend to use your quill cash, as long as its equal to or greater.  That way it feels like you are really getting something for "free".  Its like treating yourself to a gift!
    Posted by crod  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 10/22/2014
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    280
    Points
    The ability to set up a "subscription" for items that are commonly ordered on a regular basis.
    If you find that you are ordering 5 cases of copy paper every Friday, create the ability to set up the order on a recurring basis, and also allow the ability to delete the order if needed.
    May be a big time saver for some.
    Posted by Mark R  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/28/2014
    5 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    260
    Points
    I referred another business to Quill using your Quill Love program.  I liked getting a $50 Visa gift card for the referral.  It would be nice if I could refer my co-workers and get something extra for it.
     
    Posted by ChicagoCubs21  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 6/25/2018
    3 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    250
    Points
    It would be great if we could sign up for an email alert to "out of stock" items being available when the item is restocked, or please put an anticipated restock date on item description.
    Thanks!
    Posted by MelissaB  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 12/29/2014
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    250
    Points
    I have had several orders where my quill account has never been credited for purchases I have made.
    Once you place an order the address should be able to automatically input your rewards number in so you are
    always credited with your purchases instead of losing out on alot of the orders that are placed.
    Posted by Sheri  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 9/04/2014
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    240
    Points
    Let's have a longer period of time to take advantage of the bonus bundles...at least 7 days.
    Posted by SNSI18  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/07/2014
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    240
    Points
    While we have enjoyed the free cookies in the past. We appreciate them but have grown tired of them as well as our employees.  Is there a chance you could offer a different kind?
    Posted by Dana B  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/26/2014
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    240
    Points
    I would love to have the ability to build a shopping list. It would be nice to add things to a list on the site, so they are not forgotten when the next order is placed.

    "Save for Later" feature would be nice, but would not allow for the ability to keep the same item information easily available.

    The ability to build a list (or several), save it and order from it (check off the boxes next to what you need to order) would be a huge timesaver!
    Posted by NDDH_Liz  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 8/26/2014
    0 Comments »  
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Your Ideas. Your Vote. Your Voice. A Better Quill.com for Everyone

The path to a Quill.com that’s better for everyone starts with a single idea.  Quill Ideas was developed to give everyone a way to share thoughts and ideas that can make your workday easier. Whether you have an idea about products, services or an innovative way to improve your shopping experience, we want you to let us know.  Be part of the community and let your voice be heard. By working together, we will create the best Quill.com. 

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Your ideas and comments are not reviewed before they are posted.  Any postings that violate the Terms of Use will be removed. When appropriate, we will respond to comments in a timely manner. Profanity will not be tolerated. A filter for profanity is in use. Ideas or comments that include profanity will be blocked from posting until the profanity is deleted. Users with repeated violations will receive an initial warning and possible banning from the site.  Take a look at our terms and conditions to learn more.

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Welcome to the Quill® IdeaSM website (the “Site”).  The Site is operated by Quill Lincolnshire, Inc. (together with its affiliates and subsidiaries, “Quill.com”, “we” or “our”).  Your use of the Site is governed by these Quill Ideas Terms of Use (the “Terms of Use”), as well as the Quill.com Terms and Conditions (in the event of any conflict between these Terms of Use and the Quill.com Terms and Conditions, these Terms of Use will control).  Please read these Terms of Use carefully, because they constitute a legal agreement between you and Quill.com.  By registering on, accessing, browsing, or using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please terminate your use of the Site.  Quill.com reserves the right to change these Terms of Use.  You should check these Terms of Use periodically - by using the Site after we post changes to these Terms of Use, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you actually reviewed them.  These Terms of Use were last updated on March 24th, 2014. 

1. General. 
The Site allows you to submit your ideas, expression of ideas, or other materials (collectively, a “Submission”) to Quill.com for its review and consideration.  Do to the volume of submissions, Quill.com may not be able to respond to, or publish, every Submission made to the Site. 


2. Your Representations.
By making a Submission to the Site, you agree, represent and warrant that: 
(i) You have carefully read these Terms of Use, and you have voluntarily provided your Submission to Quill.com. 
(ii) Your Submission is your own original work, and you have all necessary rights to provide your Submission to Quill.com. 
(iii) Providing your Submission to Quill.com does not establish a confidential relationship or obligate Quill.com to treat your Submission (or any related materials) as secret or confidential. 
(iv) Quill.com has no obligation, either express or implied, to develop or use your Submission, and no compensation is due to you or anyone else for any inadvertent or intentional use of your Submission, related ideas, or ideas derived from your Submission. 
(v) If your Submission is the subject of a pending or issued patent, you have disclosed, or will disclose, that fact to Quill.com.  (To the extent you hold such a patent, we acknowledge that no license under any patent is herein granted to Quill.com.  Any license to use a patented Submission shall be in the form of a written contract, in which event our obligations will be only those described in such contract.) 
(vi) Quill.com will give your Submission the consideration which it determines, in its sole judgment, to be appropriate. 
(vii) Quill.com, directly or indirectly, may be working on a similar idea, or already know of such idea from other sources.  Neither the discussion or negotiations between Quill.com and you relating to the possible purchase or license of your Submission, nor the making of any offer for the purchase or license of your Submission, shall prejudice Quill.com in any way, or be construed as recognition of the novelty, originality, priority, other rights or value of your Submission. 
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3. License of Your Submission; Option to Purchase. 
(a) You grant to Quill.com and its designees a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive fully-paid up and royalty-free license to use any ideas, expression of ideas or other information, content or materials in your Submission (collectively, “Materials”) without restrictions of any kind and without any payment or other consideration of any kind, or permission or notification, to you or any third party.  This license shall include, without limitation, the irrevocable right to reproduce, prepare derivative works, combine with other works, alter, translate, distribute copies, display, perform, license the Materials, and all rights therein, in the name of Quill.com or its designees throughout the universe in perpetuity in any and all media now or hereafter known, and shall also permit Quill.com and its designees to use portions of the Materials you submit, rerecord or modify any audio tracks or visual images you provide, rewrite any Materials you submit, and/or incorporate other materials, either created by Quill.com and its designees or licensed from third parties, with the Materials you submit.  Any such works shall be deemed Materials owned by Quill.com and shall not be subject to your approval or payment by Quill.com of any compensation to you.  We shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, performance, biography and other information about you in connection with the Materials you submit.  You also agree that we are free to use any of the Materials or any comments, information or ideas contained in any content or communication you submit to us or the Site, without notice, compensation or acknowledgement to you, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to advertising and marketing, modifying the Site and developing products and services. 
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