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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
    20
    Points
    I really used to like the program where we could order free postage paid boxes from Quill to ship back all of the used cartridges. It was really convenient.Now without the boxes I'm just sending them back one at a time to HP since that's the free option now.

    B
    Posted by Bulos  to  Ink and Toner  on 7/06/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    What is going to happen to the sports gifts?  That was one of our favorite coupon areas, to pick a team and then pick a gift to put the team logo on.
    Posted by Swigglebug  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 7/05/2017
    2 Comments »  
  • 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

    I like that there are more order minimum choices for coupons but would like to see more options at $500 and above. Thanks!

    Posted by Ashley6  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 7/05/2017
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    0
    Points
    Maybe consider some pet (dog) related gifts like a towel to dry off a wet dog.
    Posted by Moxie1  to  Advertising and Marketing  on 7/03/2017
    0 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
    20
    Points
    It would be great if you offer gift cards for Amazon.
    Posted by pritchnrc  to  Other Products and Services  on 6/26/2017
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    I would like a tab where you plug in the item number and it will show the last time you order this item.
    Posted by wholesalecars.com  to  Quill Ideas Website  on 6/22/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    It appears that Quill no longer cares about what their customers are saying.  They haven't responded to an idea or implemented one since 2014.  It appears that since they were bought by Staples, the customers have taken a back seat.  I am moving on to the competition after 30 years of being a Quill customer.
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    We like the mini moo coffee creamer but you now have to buy 3 or more to get the discounted price. These creamers eventhough the do not need refrigeration, they do have an expiration date. This item should be sold as a single item. Buying 3 if you have a small company will go to waste. I did receive a case that was not good, I would hate to get 3 and find out they are all bad. 
    Posted by LSP  to  Coffee / Water / Snacks  on 6/09/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • 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
    30
    Points
    Opened an e-mail today with a coupon for $20 off. Clicked on the coupon and I saw that I must spend $100 and I can't use it for ink/toner, which would've been my reason for using it. How about coupons that just have different dollar amounts off and I don't need to spend so much to use them and I can use them for whatever I want to purchase? Also, you might want to consider lowering the amount required for free shipping. I usually order from places where I can get free shipping with no minimum, or the minimum is $14.99 or even $9.99.
  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    Everytime I order paper one day, the next day I get an email with a paper deal.  Our order was over $1100 yesterday and that included paper.  I would like to see if you order a certain amount and it includes paper, then you get a discount off the paper at that time.  Not send me an email and I get a case of paper $5 cheaper today than I did yesterday and I have to spend another $199 in order to get it.
    Posted by Jokersmama  to  Paper  on 6/08/2017
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
      My name is Donna L. Brisco I am the Purchasing Agent at Seafarers Vacation Plan. I  have a suggestion for customer service.  When calling into customer service they have to scoll down to locate the shipping address for  the customer.  The shipping address should be in alphabetical order, this will make the process much easier for cutomer service and the client.  My company has over 20 addresses and it can take up to 3 minutes or more to scoll down and find an address.  I  am sure that techinal support has the capability to set up the address to sort alphabatically . Please take this idea into consideration. I  can be reached at dbrisco@seafarers.org or 301-899-0675x4234 . Thanks
    Posted by sweetnsassy  to  Technology  on 6/08/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    Companies have to reconcile accounts daily/weekly/monthly. Currently there is no way to do this after ordering from you. I have called numerous times and every one of your .com guys has no clue either how to do this. I can see items purchased, but there is no dollars or a way to grab the order as a PDF.

    In my case I had to set up 12 different acct numbers for each one of my facilities. There needs to be a way for the purchasing manager to see what each facility is spending so at the end of the month I can attach this number to their finacials.  

    If one of you super smart website guys would call me and explain if this is an option or not. Maybe the rep who set me up set me up incorrect.

    Dave Thiem
    832-986-6704
     
    Posted by Dave_T  to  Quill.com Website  on 6/01/2017
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    80
    Points
    Click on coupon number and it is automatically applied to your balance (if applicable)  instead of having to type the code in.  I can never remember it and end up copy pasting it.
    Posted by adminks  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 6/01/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    There should be a "see similar items" option when you click on a product.  Sometimes the search feature gives too many options to scroll through so it would be nice if there was something close to what a customer was looking for, that you could use the see similar items option to narrow down the number of items listed.  
    Posted by Lisa Peterson  to  Search / Browse  on 5/31/2017
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    We spend alot of money with Quill  --  We love the free gifts, but it would be nice to have something other than the cookies and popcorn. Maybe gift certificates to a restaurant where we could let them add up for a catered lunch.  

    Also, for the free gifts by order amount, maybe some sporting goods items, hand weights, games, etc.  We have been a long-term customer, and it seems the offerings are repetitious.  We save the big prizes and let employees have them at Christmas, so they are nice, but a change is always good!  :)
    Posted by csmarts  to  Quill Ideas Website  on 5/31/2017
    1 Comment »  
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