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  • VOTE
    190
    Points
    Why not have a list of free gifts according to amount spent, and the customer gets to choose their own gift. Don't expect the customer to order certain items in order to get a free gift....they can order what ever they need or want and can still choose a gift for that amount spent.
    Our office never orders copier supplies or coffee, snacks, etc. Just strictly office supplies like copy paper, file folders, ink pens, etc. Also we are a small business and can't always meet a high amount.
    Let us choose our own gift and offer smaller amount spent.
  • VOTE
    80
    Points
    I liked when you used to have the sample center. It gave me a chance to try new things in small quantities.
    Posted by BarbaraT  to  General Office Products  on 5/01/2017
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  • VOTE
    170
    Points
    Love the "free gifts" with purchase.  This allows our company to raffle off the items we receive to our employees.  The employees love them!
    Posted by The Ark  to  General Office Products  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    Each month offer a featured supply item with a special pricing.  It could be a pen which is sent as a sample but then if you want to order it, there is a special code with special pricing. 
    Posted by izzynj  to  General Office Products  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    It would be nice for you to include a variety of computer/phone power banks. I would also like a better variety of office calendars, Brother products for label printers, ..and finally sell small scanners.
    Thanks
    Posted by D. Brown  to  General Office Products  on 5/01/2017
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    You send us special coupons right after we place the order for the product.  Give us a month or so before sending us the special coupons.  If we have ordered and receive the coupon right after ordering, we won't use the coupon.  
    Posted by LPAURA  to  General Office Products  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    I liked the $1 writing tools you offered about a decade ago.  They were samples and costed $1 each.  They gave us the opportunity to try before buying.  Most pens are sold by the dozen and they are more than $12 so I found the experience very enjoyable and found some pens I really liked and would consider ordering.  (Thanks for the tumbler promotion.  I will not pass up a freebie.)
    Posted by OfficePro  to  General Office Products  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    I would like to see smaller businesses be able to get items from this offer. As a small business we do not get enough items bought to be able to get anything offered. 
    Posted by Tereasa  to  General Office Products  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
     It would be nice to get free gifts with  smaller amounts purchased and different bundles with free gifts 
    Posted by tc71251  to  General Office Products  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    100
    Points
    Maybe a running tally per products purchased to reach a goal for the freebies would be nicer for the smaller companies that just cant order such large amounts a once.
    Posted by Sarafina  to  General Office Products  on 4/28/2017
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  • VOTE
    130
    Points
    Please display the price for one item. It's a little disappointing to see that something is a certain price and then find out it's that price if I buy a certain amount.
    Posted by Arliss  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 6/09/2017
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    Make a button in the gift code section of check out so that you can see what coupons/gifts you qualify for with the items in your cart.  
    Posted by Casey  to  Checkout  on 6/28/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    2970
    Points
    Sale prices advertised often come with a minimum purchase requirement - as a small non-profit we often cannot meet those minimums and I find myself having to hunt for the true price. 
  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    As a small business a lot the time we do not quality for gifts or discounts due to the small amounts we order.  If there was a system where we could accumulate points for orders then be able to select a gift.
    Posted by Jai  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 4/28/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    Quill should implement a system that includes BOTH coupons to be applied to purchases (currently in place) and a rewards system for dollars spent. This would appease both smaller and larger business. While larger businesses will benefit from dollar amount coupons because they tend to spend more quicker, smaller businesses still gain something in that their smaller dollar amounts can be applied to a reward system (e.g. get # points for every $50 spent) which then can be applied to a separate reward zone from the short-term coupons we all know and love. This way with every purchase smaller businesses can earn points to redeem on the larger gifts like Mrs. Fields snacks, Rachael Ray cookware, DVDs, etc. and larger businesses still win too!
    Posted by brooklyn  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 5/02/2017
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  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    Would make Quill a "go to" if I didn't have to search for coupons each time. If it would auto apply coupons in the cart as I go  and have a feature that would note if you spend X amount more you qualify for xyz.
    Saving time and money.

     
    Posted by v-smg  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 7/05/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    BOOO....so we have ONE coupon available now depending on the amount of our order instead of MULTIPLE coupons based on WHAT we order (i.e.  a coupon for cleaning supplies and a coupon for file folders and a coupon for batteries)        "Fewer coupon restrictions" isnt really a good thing after all.
    Posted by Sizemore  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 7/06/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    I've noticed a lot of other users are upset with how quickly coupons expire. I think it would be helpful if Quill created a "Coming Soon..." section for coupons so I can delay an order if I know something better is coming along (and possible add more to my cart as I wait thus spending more on Quill) or if I'm currently hesistant about placing an order because I think something else better may come along, I can check the "Coming Soon" section and if this is not the case in my opinion, then I can place my order asap. I think it would make Quill more competitive with other office supply companies because there have been times where I see a better coupon on Office Depot and order everything from them instead because they presently have a better coupon, thus completely emptying my Quill shopping cart. However, if I knew what was to come I wouldn't spend $200+ elsewhere because I may see something of more value in the "Coming Soon" section. My guess is that it's Quill's assumption that I will place my current order and then try to fill up my cart again for the coming coupons but most of us are spending company money and I can't "make up" office supply needs or overstock just to get a free item with my purchase. In addition, the "Coming Soon" section should include when the coupons will launch, not just a general what to look for next page because I can only hold out on some purchases for so long (e.g. copy paper, etc.) for a coupon, therefore if I don't know when it will launch I'll still be more inclined to buy elsewhere.
    Posted by brooklyn  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 7/06/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    80
    Points
    We are a small church and for at least the last 15 years Quill has been our source for 99.9% of office supplies.  We can't always purchase the amount required to get the free items.  Would like to at least earn quill cash or earn points to use towards something at the end of the year like you did in years past.  My biggest problem is the requirement to get the free item is generally above what I can afford to spend at one time.  I would love to be able to participate and get free items for us as well. 
    Posted by Powerful  to  Quill Ideas Website  on 5/02/2017
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  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    I think it would be really cool if you received points based on the amount that you spend with Quill. And then you could cash those points in at your desired time and chose a gift valued for your points.
    Posted by TayMac15  to  Quill Ideas Website  on 5/02/2017
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