Standard Register Honored With BBB Torch Award DAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dayton and Miami Valley Better Business Bureau (BBB) honored Standard Register ( NYS: SR ) with the 2013 Torch Award at the annual Eclipse Integrity Awards...Show More Summary
The BBB has just launched on online location, and hopes to open up an L.A. branch by fall. They have high hopes they can start with a clean image. [ more › ]
Personal finance from around the Web: Want to know the best cities for a working mother? Consult the map. [mint.com] The number of complaints to the Better Business Bureau increased by almost 10% in 2009. The most common irritant was the cellphone industry, and the fastest-growing target of wrath were bankers. Show More Summary
A local affiliate of the Better Business Bureau got booted from the national group last week over an incident that provides a nice reality check about what the BBB is, and what it isn't, writes Brad Tuttle at Time. In the LA case, the local affiliate gave its blessing to...
Last week, the Better Business Bureau announced that it had officially expelled one of its local affiliates, the BBB of Southland, which served the greater Los Angeles area. The expulsion stems back to a pay-to-play scandal unearthed in 2010 by the ABC News show 20/20. Show More Summary
As a Los Angeles based business, it was huge news to hear that the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of the Southland was expelled from the Organization for demanding that businesses pay membership fees for good ratings. The Los Angeles Chapter was a corrupt organization. Show More Summary
The Southland chapter of the Better Business Bureau was reportedly expelled Tuesday from the national organization. The Southland chapter of the Los Angeles Better Business Bureau was reportedly expelled Tuesday from the national organization in the aftermath of a high-profile scandal. Show More Summary
· Way fewer people traveling between LA and major world cities lately · Rumor that right-wing billionaire Koch brothers could buy LA Times parents · SoCal Better Business Bureau kicked out of national organization · Glendale decides not to host...
The just-expelled Better Business Bureau of the Southland has no plans to end its mission of fighting for southern California consumers.
Looks like the Southern California chapter of the Better Business Bureau is the kind of the biz that might end up on their own naughty list. Now the chapter has been expelled from the national nonprofit organization for some questionable practices. [ more › ]
The Better Business Bureau chapter that predominantly served the Los Angeles area is no more.
You may remember how the Better Business Bureau took a lot of heat in 2010 when it inexplicably gave an “A-” rating to a bogus business named “Hamas,” as in the terrorist group, because it paid a $425 membership fee. Now, nearly three years on, the chapter responsible for that cock-up and others is no longer part of the BBB.… [More]
The Korean spa in Centreville, Va. is under investigation by the Better Business Bureau for ejecting a transgender customer. [ more › ]
Kaufman, Englett & Lynd, PLLC v. Better Business Bureau of Cent. Florida, Inc., 2013 WL 524931 (M.D. Fla.) Law firm sued Central Florida BBB, its president, and the Council of BBBs for allegedly publishing disparaging statements about the quality of its services. Show More Summary
The company behind Ventra has an "F" rating from the Better Business Bureau. [ more › ]
Jordan Shafran's family owned construction business, Shafran Construction, has been in the business of home improvement for 25 years. It has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, hundreds of happy customers -- and a one-starShow More Summary
In a recent article, KATU.com investigated a travel scam that was the subject of a nationwide alert from the Better Business Bureau.Reminds Caribbean Cruise Line, scam artists are often responsible for any travel offer that seems “too good to be true”. Show More Summary
Last year, the Better Business Bureau received 5,558 complaints regarding general contractors, placing the group in the top 30 out of all industries tracked, according to this Money Talks News article. No wonder home improvement stores are packed to the gills on weekends and everybody is becoming a do-it-yourself-er – no one wants to get [...]
MintLife columnist and consumer advocate Christopher Elliott is answering a MintLife reader question today about researching the reputation of a business overseas. Do you have a consumer question for Christopher Elliott? Head over to the Mint.com Facebook page and ask away! Question: Is there a site to check out businesses before traveling overseas? Something unbiased, [...]
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning taxpayers who filed electronically to keep an eye out for a tax scam that looks like an IRS e-mail but in reality it contains fake links that if clicked on can cause a virus. Here’s the BBB’s...Show More Summary