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  • VOTE
    80
    Points
    I was online researching different types of "inboxes" that were available for our desks at work.  I was trying to tell how big the items were by viewing the pictures, but in the description there was not a 'dimensions' area to refer to. I ordered my items and they were extremely large for the space I had available. Unfortunately, I returned the items and was unable to find a comparable product that listed the size on your site. I had to go elsewhere to find what I was looking for. I think a "specs & dimensions area" for products would be helpful when ordering online, because customers may not be not able to differentiate the size of each product by simply viewing photos.
    Posted by Candor Realty, LLC  to  Search / Browse  on 7/25/2014
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    It would be nice to have a compare items option when you are trying to decide between a few different products.  That way it puts them side by side so you don't have to keep going back to look at the descriptions. 
    Posted by Photogirl111  to  Search / Browse  on 10/24/2017
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  • VOTE
    70
    Points
    It would be nice when looking through previously placed items to have pictures of what you ordered instead of having to click on each invoice hoping it has what you are looking for. 
    Posted by ncottle1414  to  Search / Browse  on 10/20/2017
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  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    Often times I will being looking for items by simply typing it into the search bar. 95% of the time I end up getting a ton of items that aren't even close to what I'm looking for. When that doesn't work I'll go to the Products tab and work my way from there. Sometimes I still don't find what I'm looking for and have to contact my account manager and bother him to find out if it's even available from Quill.
    Another search frustration: I've found two or more listings for the exact same product but with two different prices. It makes me wonder how many times I've purchased the higher listed price when it was less somewhere else on the site...which doens't make a whole lot of sense.
    Really, I think the whole search/listing needs to be revised.
    Posted by hannahelliott  to  Search / Browse  on 6/19/2015
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    I would rather have the frquently ordered tab on the home page for easier access and faster ordering.
    Posted by TransCore  to  Search / Browse  on 10/20/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    I would like an option to be able to search for the last time I purchased a particular item rather than having to pull up each order to look for the item.
    Posted by SHennes  to  Search / Browse  on 10/23/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    I think that you should be able to set your options for sort by: best matched, priced high to low, priced low to high, etc & keep your choice as default, instead of having to change it everytime. This would save some time when trying to find the best deal or when on a budget.
    Posted by mdober  to  Search / Browse  on 10/20/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    It would be helpful if the search option were a little more flexible.  I've attempted to search for items and have found that if I do not put in an exact item description that the item is left out of the results.  I would know that the item is available but it would not be brought up with the search results.
    Posted by kristi@ppp  to  Search / Browse  on 10/20/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    It would be a great idea to have a personalized shopping list ready to go for return orders.
    Posted by DonnaKay1971  to  Search / Browse  on 10/20/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
     Your website is not the best for searching products. You might search for mailing tubes, and it might take you an entire 30 min to find he right size. The “filter” tool sometimes is worthless. That’s why maybe having just one item (ea: “kraft mailing tube: choose the size” under title) would be great. And once you click on the item, you can see the one product and al the possible sizes and the prices for each item. One picture and a chart with all the sizes availble and their respective price would be wonderful!
    Posted by Mena  to  Search / Browse  on 10/21/2017
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    It would be great if when we proceed to cart, the website would scan it and let us know if there are any bundle options, or coupons that could be applied, based on what we have ordered. 
    Posted by Jer2016  to  Search / Browse  on 4/29/2016
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    80
    Points
    It would be great if there was a way to type in your search words as well as words you don't want to end up in your results
    Posted by admin207  to  Search / Browse  on 12/16/2015
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    It would be nice to have the letter and legal items fairly close together when searching. Example...paper, folders, etc.  Instead of having to scroll through several items and thinking you dont carry that item in that size.  Then one gets frustrated and wants to shop elsewhere.
    Posted by Metta  to  Search / Browse  on 1/29/2016
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    It would be nice to be able to click "Add to my list" without having to be sent to another screen, then click something else, then be sent back to the previous screen.  Or to be able to add something to a list without clicking all the way into the item.. just add it from the search list.
    Posted by Swigglebug  to  Search / Browse  on 6/26/2015
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    Instead of just the total low to high I would like ot be able to search price each. Such as if one pen costs 30cents and a box of 12 is $2.40 then pens in the box are only 20 cents each. I would like the box to show as a lower price then the single pen.
    Posted by Alisha  to  Search / Browse  on 1/29/2016
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    The sale page is a hassle to navigate through.  Why not just be able to browse all at once?
    Posted by Tosha  to  Search / Browse  on 1/29/2016
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    I would like to be able to see the last time I ordered a product without going back through all my past invoices to see when it was purchased last. 
    Posted by SZ  to  Transactions and PaymentsSearch / Browse  on 5/09/2017
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    I think it would be great if it had a sort of "did you mean this" search option when I looked for things. My spelling isnt always on point or sometimes I dont recall the item I'm looking for. 
    Posted by Reyna_C  to  Search / Browse  on 1/29/2016
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    I would like the ability to search within a list of results. I find it to be the easiest way to refine my search and show only what I need to see.
    Posted by pabst  to  Search / Browse  on 1/29/2016
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    I would like for all items to be displayed when I search.  For example, if I search for "Bic pen" it might be helpful to have maybe a window to the side that I can choose to view all items similar to "Bic pen."
    Posted by kristi@ppp  to  Search / Browse  on 1/29/2016
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