Better Business Bureaus


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Better Business Bureaus

(BBBs), agencies devoted to promoting ethical practices on the part of business through voluntary self-regulation. BBBs are supported by businesses in communities throughout the United States. They provide a number of services to consumers, including monitoring advertising for truth and accuracy, screening advertising that involves products for children, providing information to consumers and businesses to help them make informed purchasing decisions, settling consumer complaints, and offering a philanthropic advisory service on the ethical standards of charitable organizations.
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recently earned accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
com)-- PcPools, one of America's leading direct marketers of above ground pools and pool supplies for residential and commercial pool owners, announces that the Better Business Bureau (“BBB”) has renewed PcPools' accreditation as a member of the BBB and BBBOnline.
An interim decision may be written when the decision requires that some action be taken (Council of Better Business Bureaus, 2003).
with the Eastern Ontario Better Business Bureau (BBB) in 1959.
In another study, more than 80% of consumers cited the reliability of business as a major concern when shopping online, according to the Council of Better Business Bureaus, which commissioned the Greenfield Online study in 2001.
Tri-County Better Business Bureau President Rick Copelan agreed that charity scam artists use emotion as a tool to open wallets.
com)-- SkillStorm, a national IT and Engineering services and consulting firm, today announced that the company has won a San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB) 2010 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics.
Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) was named the winner of the 2006 Better Business Bureau International Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, topping a field of more than 1,000 international businesses, all of which had been honored as winners of local 2006 BBB Torch Awards.
Council of Better Business Bureaus Presents Award for Honorable Business Practices
In fact, the Council of Better Business Bureaus fielded more than 460,000 inquiries regarding work-at-home offers in 2001, up 70% from 2000.
Cole, president and CEO of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) in a letter to the DOT commenting on its proposed regulatory changes to the airfare advertising rules.
CONTACT: Sheila Adkins, Associate Director, Public Affairs, of Council of Better Business Bureaus, +1-703-247-9312, or sadkins@cbbb.

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