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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    Why is there 3 boxes to redeem coupons, when you can only use one.  The coupons don't combine anymore...what happened?
    Posted by Shelia23  to  Checkout  on 9/21/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
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    I’d love to see a simple program where we earn points for every dollar spent at Quill.com, no matter what products we purchase.  As the points accumulate, we could redeem these points whenever we want in a variety of ways—for purchasing stuff, discounts or free gifts (big free gifts like TVs would be fun if we accumulated enough points!). Thanks!
    Posted by Ashley6  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 9/19/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    I’m always interested in new and fun office products, but don’t want to spend the money on a product before I try it.  There are so many subscription boxes out there today, such as Birchbox, Graze, BarkBox, that I wonder if Quill could offer a subscription box that includes a variety of products in sample form so I can try them before I buy them.  I’d be willing to pay a nominal fee to receive the box each month or quarter, as long as the items in the box were items we could use on a regular basis.
    Posted by Jbitt79  to  Other Products and Services  on 9/15/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    If Quill carried a product that was microwaveable and freezable that had a tight lid so foods don't leak out, I would buy it for our church.  We give away many meals using these containers, but Quill doesn't carry them.  paste the following in your browser for an example of what we need:  https://www.webstaurantstore.com/choice-32-oz-black-10-x-7-1-2-x-2-3-compartment-rectangular-microwavable-heavyweight-container-with-lid-case/129MCS323CB.html
     
    Posted by stjames  to  Other Products and Services  on 9/15/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    I work at a buisness with a warehouse. Almost everytime I order it takes days after delivery for me to recieve packages. Yes, I understand this falls on my warehouse crew and not you guys but our warehouse is SO busy. Can you please deliever in the front office/front desk?
     
    Posted by Stephanie_24  to  Quill Ideas Website  on 9/13/2017
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  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    Why is this one of the only company's that will not price match.  I feel that this would bring more customers to your company.  I know our company has pulled away from our ordering with Quill after a long standing relationship, because even with the coupons that Quill sends does not make up with the price matching of other company's
    Posted by J.  to  Other Products and Services  on 9/11/2017
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  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    Not only do I order supplies for the office I love to order items for my own personal use.  Quill please look into supplying more of a variety of products.  For instance in the hardcover notebooks category: Moleskine hardcover dotted notebooks (A5 size),  Leuchttrum 1917 (A5 size and dotted), Rhodia Webnotebook (A5 size), Northbooks dotted notebook (A5) and Essentials grid (A5)  Pens: TUL pens, Uniball Signo, Pilot Juice pens (various colors and pen point sizes). Filofaxes (Malden in personal sizes and various colors), Day-Timer (Malibu in Journal size and various colors).

    As a whole, please look into adding alot more variety to your office supplies.  I'm sure I'm not the only one who orders for the office and personal use.
    Posted by SLEW  to  General Office Products  on 9/11/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    50
    Points
    Quill Cash is a reward for making purchases.  Making you spend a certain amount in order to use it is unfair to the customer.  Anyone should not be forced to buy something that is not needed immediately in order to use the reward.  You should be able to use it at any time.  Rewards should not expire.  That is just like gift cards with an expiration date on them.  
    Posted by JoyceLynn  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 9/07/2017
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    After having an issue with a late delivery of items to our mailer's address, which was closed at 4 pm, and also after being told that re-delivery next day was not an option, I think that it might be a great idea to highlight that the instructions section can be used for stating what time building closes or for stating specific delivery times (before 4pm). Also, warn customers that there is no re-delivery of packages next day and that deliveries can occur after office hours. I had no idea that UPS or some other well known delivery service was not going to be the delivery service of my items but rather a smaller entity with no options for re-delivery.
    Posted by KAB  to  Shipping and ReturnsCheckout  on 9/07/2017
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  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    I really thought it was great when you gave Quill Cash for all purchases.  I did not even realize the program had ended.  I am really disappointed that it did and quietly I might add.  Please bring it back.  It makes shopping at Quill a lot more fun and a lot more competative.
    Posted by jrhiccup  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 9/06/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
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      I don't know if it's possible, but it would be very helpful if, when making a favorites list, I could apply our part # to a product I've purchased.  This would save me alot of time.  I could for instance type in
    T00229051
    which is our part # for 

    Falcon® Dust-Off®, 7oz. Spray Can, 12-Pack

    and the product would appear for ordering.
     
    Posted by mdesjardin  to  Customer Service  on 8/25/2017
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  • VOTE
    70
    Points
    The cardboard boxes, in which purchases are shipped, tend to be weak and flimsy. Most end up damaged by the time they reach our office, and sometimes the items within are affected. As well, the strip of tape across the top of the boxes often does not hold to both flaps. Boxes have arrived with gaping holes between the tape and the cardboard. So far, nothing has been missing, but it would be easy to fit a hand through to remove something.
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    Our office prefers to buy paper from Quill, but we almost never buy Quill brand paper due to the fragility of its packaging. Reams often bust out of their packaging when picked up which is a hassle when stocking or loading. The paper packaging that encases each ream may be too thin to protect it.
    Posted by Oldham Co. Extension  to  Paper  on 8/18/2017
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  • VOTE
    30
    Points
    Please return 'My List' to the way it was. The display of products in the new 'Enhanced Feature' are much too large. Previously all of the items on 'My List' were on one page. Now I have to go through four pages to find something. This takes more time rather then saving it. I hope others will agree and add their comments.
  • VOTE
    0
    Points
    Whenever a search is done on Quill.com either with the item # or name of an orignal ink or toner ie TN450, not only would the genuine brother toner come up but also very visibly our Quill version would come up.  Great for promoting our Quill Version and easy for us as reps to compare pricing for the customer and show savings quickly when they enroll in Quill Plus Programs.
    Posted by MarleeB  to  Ink and Toner  on 8/10/2017
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  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    A tab under our account profile for warranties and protection plans that we've purchased would be ideal.  The tab should include purchase date, item(s) purchased that day w/ plan or what item that plan is for.  As of right now, I am having a hard time trying to figure out what plans we have active at the moment and for what items.  I can only see orders for up to a year ago and most plans are from 2 to 5 years.  As of right now, I can only see that we purchased 1 plan last year.  I will have to do a lot more digging to find out when it was purchased and what it is for as I could only see it in an excel read out of items purchased last year.  
    Posted by Admin@bell  to  Quill Ideas WebsiteTechnology  on 8/09/2017
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  • VOTE
    60
    Points
    Have a way for a school to list supplies that they need donated, and have parents and others to "donate". Every school is always in short supply of school materials, this would be a way that parents can contribute to a pool, and the school can use either credits to have stuff delivered to them. 
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    PLEASE MAKE A SHOPPING CART HOLD.
    I CAN'T MAKE ANOTHER ORDER UNTIL THAT ORDER IS COMPLETED. SOMETIMES I HAVE TO WAIT FOR MORE INFO FROM AN OFFICE. IF THEY ARE NOT THERE THAT DAY. I HAVE TO JUST WAIT OR COMPLETELY TAKE THAT LONG ORDER OFF AND REDO IT LATER
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    It would be great if you could please expand the length of choices of order history detail. It is annoying to be looking for a certain order and every second or two you have to pust load more, and then it only gives you maybe two more days. Let it do maybe 30 days at a time before you have to push load more and then load another 15 to 30 days.
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    I am a purchasing agent for a large company and routinely order for my London and Vancouver offices.  We would like to be able to ship to these companies directly from Quill.
    Posted by Shelly1992  to  Shipping and Returns  on 7/28/2017
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