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Why And How Do Businesses Care For Their Customers
01-20-2019, 11:41 PM #1
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01-23-2019, 08:52 PM #2
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Have you ever noticed Youtube has hundreds of people reviewing Bath And Body works products.

01-23-2019, 09:23 PM #3
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Nope because I make my own out of natural ingredients I have in my kitchen.
01-23-2019, 09:52 PM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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Yeah, vote with your wallet wave.gif
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01-24-2019, 03:01 AM #5
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I look closely where the products I buy are made.
I have German cutlery, French enameled cast iron, a Finland made Sako rifle, etc.
I don't mind paying the much higher prices for high-quality items for two reasons:
The premium I pay is usually because the cost of living and quality of life in the countries I buy from are at least on par with USA costs, usually higher.
I don't trust anything out of China. Tools from China are garbage, the clothes are mis-sized and low quality, food from China is out of the question, and so on. The only thing I look for from China is true goat bristle paint brushes.

A regional store, LL Bean, used to make most of their products locally in Maine. Now, 99% of their catalog just says "imported". The giveaway is if the product is not from China, the county of origin is highlighted, australian wool or English whatever.
I no longer buy anything from LL Bean except certain Maine made shoes, which actually cost the same as the crap from China.
All-Clad makes really good copper-cored stainless steel pots and pans, but their roasting pans are Chinese, which ticked me off enough to just give away the one I bought and proceed to get a Mauviel roaster from France.
Okay, enough from me, (oh, I drive a Jeep Wrangler and a Buick.)
01-24-2019, 08:24 AM #6
Octo Mother Superior
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We looked at Spanish pots and pans, but it would have been a bit bulky to get home chuckle.gif
01-24-2019, 03:53 PM #7
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(01-24-2019, 08:24 AM)Octo Wrote:  We looked at Spanish pots and pans, but it would have been a bit bulky to get home  chuckle.gif

When we would send stuff to Olga’s family in Slovakia, we used a Polish shipping company.
Because of the free-trade agreements in that area, there were no duties or import taxes.

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