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To whom it may concern: I went and took family pictures at the Brookdale Sears and is not impress with the service. I had a bad experience with my first family portrait 4 years ago, but decided to give it another shot since it's been so long and maybe the management has changes. My 2nd experience has not been pleasant either. After my portrait shoot, I specifically told them to call me for pick-up when all my prints are in. I received a call 2 weeks later telling me it's in. I proceed to go pick it up only to find out my 20x20 isn't in. I didn't make a big deal about it. I told them to call me when my 20x20 collage gets in and they told me ok. I waited another 2 weeks and haven't heard anything. I called the studio only to find out they don't have a record of it and they'll order it. After a month and a half waiting, I finally received my 20x20 collage with no frame, which I purchased with frame. I was told I didn't order it with a frame, but I have the receipt to prove it. They told me they'll order the frame and 2 months later, I still haven't receive my frame. I was a loyal customer, but now, I will never shop there again and will let friends and family know of their poor service.
A waste of my time!!!
We ordered a treadmill from Sears and it was delivered yesterday, 4/11/13. We never received a phone call the night before to inform us of the two hour delivery window like we were told we should expect. We called the next morning to confirm delivery and it took 15 minutes for the service representitive to even find our delivery confirmation on the computer and they told us the window would be 12-2. However, at 10:30, I receive a phone call from delivery saying they will be there within the hour, which was great. However, they don't show up until after 2:00..... very upsetting as my husband ended up having to stay home from work for this. In addition, today 4/12/13, as we were leaving for work, we notice that the delivery team had left the whole treadmill box and garbage (box being over 6 ft long and 3 f t wide) hidden on the side of our house out of view. As it had been raining all the previous day, the box is now soaked and too heavy to move. We are very disgusted that the delivery team a. ) did not dispose of the garbage like Sears said they would. and b.) did not even inform us they were leaving it and c. ) hid the trash out of view on the side of our house!!! This is ridiculous and I guess a little consideration on their part is too much to ask.
On October 28th, 2011, I made a layaway purchase at Sears.com. I subsequently made paid extra on my bi-weekly payments so I could receive my merchandise early as oppose to waiting until December 23rd to make my final payment and receive my merchandise as this was far to close to Christmas and I didn't want any disappointment for my 9 year old daughter and my 10 year old son if for some unknown reason something went wrong and I couldn't get my merchandise to have under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning. I don't know why I had this feeling, however I did. So on December 8, 2011 I made my final payment.
I made the payment on this day because my wife and I had decided we were going to finish our Christmas shopping the weekend of the 9th and 10th and we wanted to be able to pick up our merchandise at this time. After making the payment I checked my bank online as I always do to ensure they have something showing a pending transaction. I saw the pending transaction so I thought nothing more of the purchase and prepared myself to pick up the merchandise the next day. This was all set up because the place I had to go to pick up my merchandise was not the closest Sears to my house because they did not have the merchandise at that store.
So on December 9, 2011, my wife and I ventured out to do our shopping after dropping my kids off at their Grandmother's house. My wife and I got to the Sears store at around 8pm. Now granted the store closes at 9pm but I assumed we would be in and out within a few minutes so I was not worried about the time. I went into the store and went to the merchandise pickup section and entered my information into the system so I could have it brought out from the layaway area. The system told me my merchandise was not available because there was still a balance due.
The system told me to see an associate to make the final payment. I immediately went to find a store manager. After briefly speaking to the store manager I realized I was in big trouble. He told me because the original purchase was made online, I would have to speak to Sears.com. He was very polite about it and even gave me the number. While standing in the store I called Sears.com. After speaking with the customer service representative for several minutes, the CSR asked to speak with the store manager. I put the store manager on the phone and proceeded to wait. Finally without resolution my phone went dead at 9pm.
The store manager said they were closing but we could call back, however we would get put back in line on the phone and we would be waiting for a while. With it already being 9pm, my wife and I decided to leave and get started on a solution first thing in the morning. the next morning I made the phone call to Sears.com. They were extremely rude and very unhelpful. I was told by more than one CSR there was nothing they could do except send an email, open a ticket and get back with me within 72 hours. Let me not forget to tell you how many times they said they were sorry.
I told them telling me sorry that many times was not getting my merchandise to me any faster. After several hours and phone calls to Sears.com and to the Sears store where my merchandise was, I was finally told I my payment had been processed and I could pick it up at the store. I made contact with the store and they told me they still could not release my merchandise. I finally got someone at Sears.com to tell me they had my money, however they had not applied it to my layaway account and that it would be applied within 72 hours and I could pick it up after that. This in my mind was unacceptable because they had my money I wanted my merchandise. At this point I called my bank to see if they could help.
Upon contacting my bank they told me due to the status of the transaction it was out of their hands, but I could go to the store, make the purchase, and contest the payment and get my merchandise. With this being a Saturday and not being able to wait till Monday to make any contact with Sears Corporate office, this is what I decided to do. Now Monday December 12, 2011 comes around, and I make my phone call to Sears.com. However, this time I asked directly for the number to their corporate office. I got the number and called them. Upon speaking with an Executive Account Manager, I was given a run around again.
I got every excuse under the sun, from our system is down, to we are working on your solution, however it is going to take us 24 to 72 hours and we will email you. I told them I did not want an email, I wanted to be called. In my opinion an email is impersonal and they are dealing with my money so I wanted to be updated personally with a phone call. They refused to update me with a phone call. At this point I was upset and asked to speak with a supervisor. I was told they were the top and they had no supervisor. After the run around I finally gave up and hung up.
I ended up calling back and speaking with a different "Blue Ribbon Service Case Manager" I was able to get an address and a name for the CEO of Sears, but was still told that any correspondence would come to them first. That should not be the case, because the CEO should want to know how his customers are being treated. I am still working on a resolution for this issue but wanted everyone to know not to use Sears to purchase anything. I hope if enough people see this, sears will either step up and assist customers better or they will go out of business due to their poor customer service.
I bought a washer and dryer, after waiting the 2 weeks for delivery I was given a time for delivery and then they called and gave another time for delivery, and then they called and told my Son they would have to reschedule for the next day! I called the 800 number for delivery and those people are outsourced! They're not even in this country and they tried telling me that it was already delivered!I tried to speak to a supervisor and no one would connect me to one so I called the Sears store where I bought it and they gave me the same worthless 800 number.
I use to buy everything from sears, from tools , appliances, clothes, Â just everything. Here in the last few years your service to the public has went down the tubes. I went out to your bluefield store to buy a portable air compressor, the one i wanted wasnt in the store but they had a set with compressor and air tools, they told me i could order it and it would be in in 2 days. I told them that i needed it sooner and that i would buy the one they had and they could replace it when the other one came in.
I have had a problem with my Sears washer from the getgo. It never has worked properly, sometimes taking as many as 4 hours to get a single load done. Have had several parts replaced,had the waranty extended,yet it still is bad....something smelled like it was burning. Now it won't spin or drain. Magtag refuses to do anything but a service call. I've tried to say I just have a lemon! How does one get some response from them? Do they not stand behind their products? My last machine lasted 25 years with only a couple service calls...I don't abuse my appliances. Will I get any response from Sears? I bet not!!!!
T hey told me no! So i went to lowes, you bet they took care of me. Now i dont even shop at sears any more, i shop where i am appreciated. I told the salesman I purchased the set from to call them and find out way I have to take more time off work to wait for another delivery! The salesman called back and told me the washer and dryer was already delivered!!!! It's no wonder Sears is going under I know they've lost my business!!
I called Sears Repair on Monday to service my Sears Washer and Dryer. The first appointment was on Thursday and they gave me a four hour window for the appointment. When I explained that I work and cannot sit home for four hours waiting for a repair person, they offered to have someone call 15-20 minutes prior to arrival. On Thursday, a representative called and stated that the repair person was at my home and no one was answering the door. When I explained the situation and asked that they wait 15 minutes for me to get home, she said they could not do that. She then offered an appointment for the following Wednesday. That would leave me without a washer/dryer for 10 days.
When I explained that she seemed completely apathetic. I then asked why the driver did not call before his arrival. She said that he did and he left a message on my cell phone. I explained that my cell had been with me all day, no one had called and no one had left a message. I told her that I could fax her my call records for the day to show that the repair person had not called and was being dishonest with her, and once again she seemed to be completely apathetic. I asked several times to speak to her manager, and finally was told that the manager will call me back. I am still waiting for that call.
I have been a somewhat regular Sear's Shopper for a good part of the Last 30 year's and I have NEVER seen such poor Managment Skill's demonstrated in my life. When you walk into the Store on Rice and University in St Paul, Mn. you are immediately drawn into an atmosphere of Repression from the Employee's, as you go from Dept to Dept you can actually witness Manager's talking down to the Staff and berating them in front of co-worker's and Shopper's. Now I understand in this Economy that Retailers are struggling with lagging sale's, but to take that out on Emploee's is inexecusable. I have inquired of some of the Employee's of their treatment and they are very hesitant to comment for fear of actual retaliation from their Superior's, from what I have seen most of the Employee's are of Minority Status and are younger. I did make some inquiries as to the name's of some of the most guilty Task Master's..... Store Manager is Dan Kaufman and it trickle's down from there to a young man named Mike to another named Lisa (Dept Mgrs?) they brood about the store snarling at Customer's and Staff alike. What I would like to know is what kind of education for training these Individual's have gone through and I would also like to know, when did Sear's start working against it's Employee's and the Communities where they are. Shame on Sear's for changing from an Establishment of Respect in the Community to one of pure dread to enter.
I purchased a (Craftsman) riding lawn mower and was having problems with it and needed a snowthrower attachment attached to my rider. First I was told that the attachment I had would not work, on that phone conversation I talked to 8 different operators just for them to tell me I had to buy the newer attachment and the one I had wouldn't work at all. As far as the lawnmower I had some issues w/ it and made an appointment, which was 4 days out after our conversation. Then you canceled I needed the work done asap and the attachment put on. My local lawnmower service had to pick it up and bring it to there shop, they told me the attachment would fit and I need work done to the riding mower. The carburator and air filter needed to be torn apart and cleaned. Which should be covered under my warranty but you wont take care of it because I took it elsewhere. I would have let you guys do it but you cancelled and told me you couldn't attach the snowthrower. I believe this is not right. Please contact me. James Brasseur
We were supposed to get a delivery of our washer and dryer on feb 25th between 3-5pm. This item was bought on jan 12th. We waited for our delivery till 6pm. We called them several times after that with 30 to 1 hour intervals. The delivery department kept telling us to wait for it. After 9:30 i was sure they arent gonna deliver it today. But they never had the decency to call to let us know if they will be late or that they wont be able to deliver.
Finally they tell us they will now deliver it march 1st! Which is ridiculous! We also got hung up on twice! We were so angry! I asked to be compensated, they only offered a $25 dollar gift card! No thanks! You can keep your stupid $25!! I called again the next morning to see if they could deliver it sooner. Instead now they said they will deliver it march 2nd! Enough is enough! They obviously dont know what they were talking about!
At one point they even said, they dont have our product available and one person also said that they already delivered it to us! We wanted to cancel our order which was another insane production! We had to call twice! Hopefully they cancelled our order and HOPEFULLY we will get our refund!! I dont trust sears at all!! The service is awful! Extremely unprofessional!!!
The delivery departmenr is horrible! We are never buying anything from sears ever again!! We went to best buy to buy our washer amd dryer. It sucks that sears wasted our time with this! We bought this item more than a month ago! They had enough time to get their shit together and deliver our product! Obviously it was too much for them to handle! Never again! And we will make sure that everyone we know knows about our horrid experience from sears so they dont waste their time and money on sears either!
Sears wanted to be like Amazon, however they are falling short. Recently placed an order online when in the store to one of the market vendors on their web site. They have not delivered, Sears do not have their company information and Sears do not want to give me my money back even though I placed the order on their web site. Sears has a lot to learn in customer service when it comes to web based business. I will still continue the fight to get my money back but no one is like amazon out there... I am going to stick to amazon forget about Sears.
I ordered a new washing machine (mine went kaput) on and was confirmed for next-day delivery. No call, no email, no delivery. I called and was told there was a delay in the warehouse and it would absolutely be delivered on (today). This morning at 9:00 AM we received a call that the washer would be delivered between 12-2:00 PM. Again, no call, no email, no delivery. I am on the phone right now being told that there is no inventory in the warehouse at all and the next available delivery date will "possibly" be this Saturday. Unbelievable!
And now I've been on hold waiting for a supervisor for over 15 minutes. On their website under Customer Service they actually have the nerve to say "Sears is dedicated to providing our customers with a superior level of service." That is a joke!!
So, I just purchased a washer from Sears. They installed it and one month later, it started leaking. I called to schedule an appointment. After being transferred numerous times, I finally did the live chat. I then found out it would be 2 weeks to get an appointment. I asked to speak with a supervisor and after waiting 20 minutes online, was finally told there was no supervisor. I was then told 10 minutes later that the supervisor was in a meeting and wouldn't be available and that I should call to speak with someone.
I then called, and was then told that there were 4 other callers waiting to speak with a supervisor. While waiting, the regular agent, then told me that I would have to pay $75 to schedule the appointment that is 2 weeks out. I just bought the thing, Sears installed it, why do I have to pay? This is ridiculous! It has now been 35 more minutes on hold and I am still waiting for the supervisor.
Ok, so I got the supervisor. Who, of course tells me the same script as everyone else. She stated her name was "George" and that she can't give me a last name. Of course, I am stuck with an appointment 2 weeks out. And, she didn't understand why waiting for 2 weeks for an appointment is an issue.
In June of 2008 my husband and I purchased a Kenmore Microwave Hood Combination. We also purchased a stove, refrigerator and a dishwasher at the Sears store. In the past we have had exceptional use from Sears appliances. First, the stainless steel trim fell off my microwave in the first month of purchase and would not stay attached.
Then, on Dec. 29 my microwave died with a routine warming of food! It was only 3 1/2 years old! The quality of this unit was devastating and disappointing. It would cost $269. for a serviceman from Sears to "fix" it, but if he was not able to we would have to pay him and on top of that purchase a new microwave! We are deeply disappointed in the quality performance and longevity of this unit, and are further disappointed in Sears Service response to this problem.
Sears sucks! I am never purchasing an appliance from them again!
In September of 2010 I purchased four tires from a Sears Auto Center. The installation went fine and the service was great (at least I thought so at the time). Fast forward to January 2012...I have now had the tires on my Lexus IS250 for 15 months. I drive in to a Sears Auto Center in Chicago to have a flat repaired. The technician reviews the information they have for my car in their system and proceeds to tell me that the Auto Center that innitally installed these tires put the wrong size tires on my car.
He proceeds to tell me that I have to replace them immediatly because it may cause damage to the car and may even be unsafe to drive. The sales associate tells me that they will replace the tires at a minimal cost to me since it was their mistake. This story changes and I am then told that I need to "drive back to Indiana" to have this issue resolved. Concerned that I am driving an unsafe car due to the wrong size tires being installed I tell tehm to replace the tires with the correct size thinking that I will simply call their corporate office for resollution. Simple enough, right??? Wrong.
After four weeks of being put through a ridiculously complicated complaint process I am stuck with a $600 bill for replacing tires due to their error. I had been a Sears customer for nearly 20 years. This rellationship is now over. It's no wonder why this company has been performing as badly as it has been.
Of course our dehumidifier was on the recall list, sent the plug in and all information required, expecting to be reimbursed in full for their faulty product. WRONG. Seventyfive bucks and a twentyfive dollar discount coupon. RIPPOFF. No where in the information on recall was the amount of recall we would recieve. NOWHERE. Due to our basement being somewhat damp, we had to purchase a new unit pronto, and decided not to buy another Sears product to handle our task. Whoopie, a 75 dollar check toward a 300 dollar new unit. Payment in full should be expected from such a company.
To whom it may concern: My parents had Sears do the roof on their home on 1 April, 1999. My father is deceased now and my mother is 87. Her roof is leaking and I can not find the papers on it. When I called to get a copy from you I was told no..That the only thing you had was the date if installation and that was all a case worker was assigned and after 9 days of trying to get her to call me she called on Friday 12 October, 2012 and said they only had a notation on the account that said the warranty was for 10 years..Now when I called the first time I was told nothing was on the account. I was also told you had nothing signed by my parents (Katherine and M.R. Hayes 2724 Kenwood Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46805). I find it hard to believe that a roof costing thousands of dollars was only good for 10 years. This is not the first time we have had to have you come out and fix it. I have not yet contacted our building commissioner as of this date. Nor have I called our insurance company. I would like to get this problem settled. Please call me at 260-710-1146 (cell) to speak to me. thank you for your time ..Kelly Hayes-Brotherton.
I ordered a BBQ gas grill from Sears online and had it shipped to my local Sears store. The final order page said that it would be available for pickup in 12-14 days, pending email confirmation. I never received an email nor did I hear a word from Sears. However, I received my credit card statement and was charged for the item.
So I contacted the local Sears store and had no idea what happened to it. Then I called Sears 800 number where I was told that the item was "ready for pickup" but they also showed no inventory for it!!! The guy then checked the inventory at a store 40 miles away. My grill was in stock there. So he canceled the original order, placed a new order and drove the 40 miles to pick it up. That was on Saturday (July 2). Today, July 5, I finally had time to un-crate it in order to put it together.
However, I discovered that it was so damaged that it is unusable!!! I called Sears.com twice and they were no help. Then I called the store during normal business hours more than a dozen times and couldn't get ANYONE to actually answer the phone. However, I finally tried saying "Store Manager" and finally got someone to answer. I told the assistant store manager that I thought Sears should come and pick it up in order to exchange it.
No go. No sympathy. Basically, I'm screwed. So I'll spend another $15 in gas money to correct another Sears screw up. I'm asking for a refund. I don't want an exchange.
Sears then brought my new mattress and box springs, took old out and set it on my front lawn, said there was no room on truck for old. Would be back to pick it up, never returned, numerous phone calls, Sears did not call me back as promised. Trucking Co. said now they would remove it on Saturday, they brought the new on Thursday! If they took a new one off the truck why was there no room for the old one. Person at Co. who delivered it was very hard to understand, could get no satisfaction from them.
If they do not remove it tomorrow, I'm stopping payment on my new mattress and box springs.
We purchased a Samsung microwave on 1/3/13 at the Palmdale, CA Sears store. At time of purchase we paid 561.48 which included a $10.00 fee for removal of our previous microwave.
The delivery and installation person refused to take the large box our new microwave came in. He did remove the old microwave and we feel he should have taken the box as well.
When a call was made to customer service at the local Sears store, that individual hung up on my husband (I feel that person was not aware of Sears policy and did not want to take the time to find out.)
I think you have allowed a scam to run on Sears website. I am VERY angry about how this was handled. A business advertised this greenhouse and took my money. They realized they had advertised it at a very low rate and immediately took it off your website within hours of my purchase. Instead of trying to rectify the problem back on December 14th, which would have allowed me to find a different gift, they mis-informed you and me for weeks that they had shipped the item. I called the supposed shipper, Demar, who had NEVER received the product to ship. After many emails and phone calls which included confirmation by Sears that the product had shipped and was due to arrive on 12/31, I was finally able, on 1/3/12, to get in contact with AMi Ventures, the company who advertised the product.
The owner had blatently lied to me telling me that he had been informed by Demar that the product had been damaged during shipment on 12/29 and was returned to him without getting to it's destination and that he had personally informed Sears of this matter. He went on to lie to me telling me that the greenhouse was no longer being manufactured and he would have to return my money. I have contacted the manufacturer, Rion, and they do in fact still make the greenhouse and have many still available. When I told the Ami Venture owner that I had been in contact with all these people and wanted the greenhouse delivered, he said he would call me back within 30 minutes.
When he did finally return my call, he then changed his story to say that the greenhouse is still manufactured but the company would not have any available for 25 days so he would have to refund my money. I had planned to give this greenhouse to my father-in-law, a 70+ year-old-man, who went home and prepped his yard in anticipation of his new 8 ft 6 inch x 20 ft 9 inch greenhouse. Ami Ventures mistakenly advertised this product at a very low price and then lied repeatedly about the product and it's shipment, laying blame on Demar and Sears, in order to to avoid making good on their advertised price. Sears is part of false advertisement, defamation of other businesses, and fraud. I want the advertised greenhouse package delivered for the advertised price.
Today I took my vehicle to the Sears Auto center in Hyannis, Mass at the Cape Cod Mall, to have a shimmy in my car looked at. I was told that they would look at the car and call me with what the car needed for repairs. A few hours later I received a call from Kevin saying that I needed routers in the back, routers in the front, new pads in the rear and front, I needed the emergency cable and pad replaced along with a tire that had a nail in it. They told me that the left rear Router had three cracks and that the total repair would be somewhere in the 890's range.
I asked them to just do the rear router and fix the tire and they stated that they could not do that. If they touched the car and replaced anything they would have to do all the breaks it was the "law". I asked him if that was the cause of the shimmy that I felt and he said "yes". I told him that I could not afford to do all that work, 900.00 was too much for me at this time. He said he would speak to his manager about just trying to take care of the shimmy.
He came back to the line and I was told No. I told him I would be down to pick up the car, I would not make any repairs at this time. Upon arriving back to the store to gather my car, which was a Chevy Tahoe The gentleman behind the counter said my bill was 897.00 I stated to him I didn't have any work done and that this was not my bill. He went into the back and got "Kevin" to come out who then told me that they repaired the one tire and it would be a charge of 24.00 I paid that Bill and proceeded out to my car. Immediately I noticed that the front drivers tire rim had been changed. I went back into the store and ask why the rim was different and I was told that they took off my space tire and placed that in the front to make the car "more balanced" and they either put the bad tire with the nail in it under the car where the spare goes or in the back.
I accepted this although not happy that the time had not been taken to change the rim on the tire that I paid 24.00 for. I got back to the car, to find the car dead. Unable to start. No power to the car at all. By this point I am not happy. I go back into the store and tell the clerk that the car does not start and I am not happy about this. A gentleman comes out of the back that I had not seen before, goes out to the car and tries to start it. It does not start. He comes back in and gets a jump start and preceded to jump start my car.
And begins to tell me all about how GM sucks and that they changed this and that and when they put it on the Diagnostics system it kills the battery. The best thing I could do is drive it for about 45 minutes to charge the battery up and it should be fine as long as my battery was not old. He was rude and unsympathetic to the situation. I got into my car that he had pulled up to the curb and I was unable to keep the car running. It stalled at every stop light, stop sign for almost 30 min, Being so upset at this point I take the car to Midas to have them test drive the car and explain to me what is wrong without telling them anything about what Sears said is wrong with the car.
The service man takes me out to the garage and shows me the rather large bubble in the right rear passenger side tire. Where the belt was broken. He had done a break inspection and found the crack that sears had stated, and also found no issues with the from routers and pads. Suggested to turn the routers would be helpful. They replaced the two rear tires, One of which was the spare now, and replaced the back routers, and pads along with windshield wipers, and repaired the back windshield wiper for 858.00.
Your company would have charged me the 898.00 and would have not solved the problem as to why I was there. This is unacceptable to me, and unfair business practices. I have used Sears for years and I am truly disappointed with the level of service at this store. I could not have been more upset to feel like I was being taken advantage of. They tried to get me to do repairs that were unnecessary, and I would have left without the problem being resolved. I would like my 24.00 refunded to me immediately that I paid for the tire repair, of which they just put the spare on. Where is there any repair? I could have used my AAA for that! I am truly disappointed in your services.
I have been a customer of Sears for 60 of my 75 years I purchased 1000's of $ worth of merchandise from Sears .When I had my own construction company I bought Craftsman hand a power tools. Also used Sears major appliances in kitchens I constructed. Now at age 75 and want credit approval to purchase a new tv ,you allow Experian to dictate to you about a customer you had for 60 years . I have had mortgages on several homes , home equity loans personal loans and recently a reputable local furniture store gave me 6 months to pay on furniture I purchased. I am never late on my rent or any other monthly bills . I bank with Wells Fargo and am sure I can get a personal loan with them I thought renewing my credit with Sears would be possible . Be assured that business with you and Kmart will cease , as there are many retailers who would welcome my business. Finally , I will no longer encourage any want to shop at Sears Your former satisfied customer. Robert H. Clarke
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If I have things in layaway that are over half paid for there is no way they should be removed and given to someone else. It was made very clear that the layaway WAS a contract which your company once again broke. Last year this happened with a fireplace and refrigerator, this year it has happened multiple times. I have had it with this bs. Instead of contacting the store as you suggested I am going to contact the FTC AND THE BBB. I WILL BE SURE TO SEND ALL YOUR CORRESPONDENCE TO THEM AS WELL.
Sent: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 11:56 pm
Subject: Re1:Re: Urgent Attention needed for your sears.com order (KMM24749439V99770L0KM)
Good Morning Robin,
Thank you for contacting sears.com regarding your order number 403266350. We owe you an apology for the items being canceled.
The hedge shears and screwdriver set was canceled due to the item being out of stock (you chose a very popular item). Whilecanceled our inventory is updated, our website serves customers throughout the entire country, it is typical that several customers will have the same item in their cart. Inventory is again verified after the order is submitted. It can happen that more orders are submitted than we can complete.
As the layaway contract is associated with the store where the merchandise is being held, I would suggest you to contact the store at 308-389-6800 for further assistance.
We want to make you happy. Please take our survey to tell us how we're doing.
Sears Customer Care
Hello, I am submitting a complaint because yesterday, at Arbor Place Mall in Douglasville, GA. I was in the Sears store and I saw a few teens sitting by a vending machine near the customer pick up exit. One of them were offering candy to the employees that walked by, and one of them turned back around and yelled at the the teens. He cursed at them and had an aggressive body language towards the teens (pulling up his pants and making a fists with his hands), and this went on for about thirty seconds. He then he grabbed the bag out of one of the teens hands and threw it violently at the other teens, and the candy spilled all over the floor. Then when he stomped back into his workplace.
The teens got up walked towards an exit to the store he walked back out of his workplace and chased them, and was yelling threats towards them with three other employees trying to help catch the teens. I tried to find the manager, but i was frightened he would snap on me so I left the store and went to the mall security. They didn't seem to do anything but tell the teens they can't go to that store again. Please do something about those employees. They seemed to work in the customer pickup area of the store. The one that yelled at the kids was an African-American male, with tattoos on both arms, and had a muscular body. The others were big men but I didn't remember exactly what they looked like. I would be very thankful if you could do something about those employees.
I contacted the Sears Outlet Store in Hendersonville Tn about PTY 9000 mower that I fully intended to buy. The manager sent me pics to my phone, which was very nice. However, I was told that it was being sent off for service first and I would be contacted when it arrived back. It would be couple a weeks. I didn't wait that long, so I contacted them frequently, and was told that it hadn't arrived back yet. Now I can't get the manager to call me back and I was told that it was sold more than likely. The time frame was the middle of Dec when I first contacted them.
I am trying my best to find a Craftsman Profeesional mower that is withing driving distance of my location. The mower above fit my needs and it was withing driving distance. I'm frustrated because I have been watching the Sears Outlet website for several months and I finally found one, that was sold out from under me. There is another mower in West Palm Beach that I would like to have, but it's a 13 hr drive from upstate SC.
Please help find out where the mower went in Hedersonville, TN if possible, and I'll be more than happy to retract my complaint. I just want to know what actually happened.
Purchased Nintendo DSI XL at sears.com on December 04. I received a confirmation email that the shipment might not go out for about 10 days, and that I would receive notice. On the eve of December 23rd (5:30pm) I still had not received, so went online to track order status. Learned from tracking number that order had been cancelled by Sears on December 20th. Called Sears.com customer service. Service agent said order was cancelled because item not in stock. Service agent further said that they checked about a dozen other sources but item was not available. While keeping service agent on phone with me, I went online to Sears.com, where the item was showing "in-stock".
Further, I went checked local Sears store availability online, where the item was showing "in-stock" at both of the closest sears stores to me. In addition, it was "in-stock" on Amazon.com, and I checked Pricegrabber.com and it was "in-stock" at 13 other locations online. So, Sears customer service basically fed me a load of BS, and Sears.com didn't have the courtesy to inform me right before Christmas that they had no intention of delivering the product to me.
Fortunately, it was "in-stock" at the Target 2 miles from my house so I was able to purchase it anyway (albeit with the inconvenience of needing to hit a Target on the Friday night before Xmas). I was on hold with Sears' service agent more than 45 minutes trying to get a satisfactory apology - but never did. While I was on-hold, I took screenshots of all of the "in-stock" availability to verify the truth in everything I am saying. I took screenshots of the cancellation, I took screenshots of every email I received from Sears on this matter, as well as every Sears credit-card email I receive - basically to support that Sears never bothered to notify me in any way.
So, I guess the message is - if you purchase online from Sears, maybe you'll get what you ordered and maybe you won't, but don't trust the Sears brand name as something you can rely on to be decently notified if they cannot meet their implicit obligation to you. Apparently, they could care less. I'll now copy and paste this message into every online consumer complaint site I can find.
I had a coupon for a $17.99 oil change. I took my 2010 Toyota Sienna in and left it. I got a phone call 45 min. later. He said his name was Roger and he could only put Synthetic oil in my car. The cost would be $70.00. He said it was in the owners manual that only synthetic oil could be used. I told him I would be back to pick up my car and he needed to show me what he was talking about in my owners manual. When I got there he was at the computer looking it up. My family owns 3 body shops in the Richmond and Williamsburg area. I am an estimator at our Midlothian Turnpike location. I know a little about cars. I think this Roger character thought I was just some dumb woman coming in for an oil change. I asked him to show me where it said I had to have synthetic oil and he said he would get his coworker to look. His coworker came over and said, "it's a Sequoia right?" I said no, a Sienna. He said, "in that case, it takes regualar oil". He didn't even know what kind of car I had but insisted I had to have synthetic oil. That is ridicuolous! He then told me to come back in an hour and it would be done. I told him no thanks. I do not want them to touch my car. I also could have sent work to them on occasion because we buy tires and need alignments done. I would NEVER send work there. The Chesterfield Town Center Sears Auto Center will not be getting business from me or our family owned business of Bruce's Super Body Shops.
About a month ago I sent you all an email regarding a washer that I purchased in April/May timeframe and then paid in full on June 13, 2012. I sent it via the Sears Ingram website therefore it may not have reached the actual complaint department. In that email I explained that I went into the Sears at Ingram and specifically told the Sears cashier that I wanted to pay for the washer in full. Since I had not received a bill from Sears which I thought was because it was purchased during a special buy where there was a no interest bargain, I requested that I wanted to speak to a manager. I told the manager that I wanted to pay for the washer in full; I was told that my balance was $488.70 which is what I paid. Now for the past 3 or 4 months I am getting bills from Sears stating that I still have a balance. This matter needs to be cleared up on your end since I paid for the washer in full. I should not be harassed regarding this. I have always believed that Sears was a great place to buy merchandise but this experience has definitely been horrible.
When Sears say âGoodâ, donât think that means respectable, moral or noble â The company have failed deliver and shown the lowest standards of customer service!
When Sears say âGreat Priceâ, donât think that means they will honor the advertised price â The company secured my purchase money, sent nothing and made me pay more to speak to their security Centre!
When Sears say âGuaranteedâ, the only thing I was guaranteed was hours of trouble and frustration.
After over 40 emails and international calls I wrote to Sears Chairman Edward S. Lampert and CEO / President, Louis J. D'Ambrosio. Two very busy men â I never expected a personal letter in return from either but a month later no one has got back.
Iâm out of pocket, feeling distinctly cheated while Sears enjoy âthe good life â guaranteedâ.
The lesson â donât fall for any Sears offer that seems like a good deal. I would look elsewhere, even paying a little more, rather than be letdown and treated like dirt.
I ordered a refrigerator online on Nov 19th. To make sure that the order was processed correctly, I phoned and spoke to a gentleman to make sure that the model I had chosen would come with an ice maker and a right hand door, and that my old fridge would be removed. A few days later, the fridge was delivered, without an ice maker and with a left hand door.
Also, I was never told that a fridge with an ice maker requires a plumber to disconnect it, so as a result my old fridge was left in my kitchen along with the new one. I managed to get a plumber to come in 20 minutes to disconnect my old fridge; however it took over 10 phone calls and 4 full days of waiting for the old fridge to actually be picked up!!
It took a total of 8 phone calls to get the door reversed on the new fridge. And, three service calls!!
The first time a service person came I was told that it would cost me $125.00 to make the change. I had been told by a sales rep that the change would only cost $25.00. So, in desperation to get the thing done, I told the service technician that I would pay that amount if necessary and argue about it later. At that point, the technician advised me that he could not do it anyway as there was a part missing!!
I waiting a few more days and finally got another visit from the same technician who then asked me if UPS had delivered a part. I asked him what part was he talking about as other people had told me that there was no part required to switch the door. He refused to elaborate. I asked him to please just switch the door so it opened on the right side. He told me he could not do it without this mysterious part. He left again.
He phoned me twice in that afternoon to inquire if UPS had arrived with the part he needed. At 4 p.m. he stopped calling and I had to again phone and talk to several people to attempt to get another appointment!! After being hung up on a few times, I finally reached a person who advised me that the whole problem could be blamed on the french speaking Montreal office!! No explanation what had actually occurred etc. but I have always been polite to innocent people just doing their jobs.
In total, I have had to spend hours contacting Sears and had to wait 3 days for service calls without getting the problem solved. Today, another technician arrived in a Sears truck (the other guy was sub contracted as the truck did not say Sears0 and he changed the doors with no problem and no mysterious part that never arrived and was never needed in the first place!!! About the ice maker, I could not tolerate trying to get that delivered!!
I have been a loyal Sears customer for over 40 year. I have purchased appliances for my rental properties, relatives, my own cottage and all my Xmas gifts. If this is not settled to my satisfaction, I never intend to deal with Sears again,. I would like to have at least $200. taken off the price of this fridge as my time and the amount of irritation caused by this ridiculous situation is worth much more than that. i would appreciate a response. This is the second complaint that I have written to Sears about this situation. No reply came from my first complaint.
I purchased two sewing machines online through Sears.com and at slightly different times of the day for 2 different people to make early purchases for Christmas. Unbeknownst to me, I learned one person had just bought a machine for herself and the second person developed a serious illness and is unable to sew any more. When I received an email notice of my purchases I discovered that the machines were the same but one was priced about $70.00 higher than the other. I tried to return both machines today at the Sears store. One of them went right through at the store and was credited to my account.
The other wouldn't go through at all. Found out that Sears has between 300 and 400 outside vendors that sell products through their website as Sears. Now I have to send the second machine back myself at my cost & learned that the additional $70.00 I was asked to pay for the same machine was the extra "profit" the outside vendor was making. Nowhere online was this explained to me. Had I not purchased both machines at slightly different times & then returned them, I would never have learned of this practice.
On 10/17/2011 I received an Email add from Sears advertising an online order only Panasonic 55 inch HDTV plasma with two pair of glasses for $1099.99. When I tried to order it online I was unable to get the $1099.99 price. Instead the price was $1299.99 with no glasses. The add also said to use a special code, "PANATV" and when entered into the order it came back with, "This code does not apply to this TV". Many, many Emails to Sears robots resulted in them finally telling me they could not find the add for the TV at $1099.99.
They could not find their own add? I copied and pasted the add to one of the many Emails and so far I have heard nothing. I'm not holding my breath. Sears seems to be as difficult to deal with as PayPal.
I will never take another chance at buying online from Sears and encourage others not to take the chance either. This is a highly deceptive practice & I resent being taken advantage of in this manner.Â Possible Resolution: I'd like to see Sears identify the products that are coming through an outside vendor and identify the purchase price difference. I hope my account will be properly credited when the 2nd. machine is returned, and would like to be reimbursed for the extra shipping costs I will now have to pay.
I purchased 2 pairs of shorts from sears.com & when they came to me, they were from a different merchant in another state. The shorts were too small so I call sears to make sure I could return them to a nearby store to save on shipping & customer service told me no.. they would have to back to the merchant. The merchant wants to charge an additional $8 to have them shipped back. I had no idea I was not buying my shorts from sears.
I called customer service back on Friday, February 22nd, I was told that they would have UPS send me a label to send & that sears would absorb the shipping. I got no response from UPS so I called again Monday, 2/25/13 and spoke to Shakeena who told me that she would email me the label and to wait 24 to 48 hours. It is now Wed.. 2/27/13 and I called again because I did not get my label and Veronica, your supposed supervisor was extremely rude and told me the customer service reps lied and that Sears would not be responsible for the shipping at all.
I am disappointed in this organization. I have always been a loyal customer at your store and have bought tools, appliances, clothes and have never hesitated to do business with you online. But after dealing with your customer service representatives, your rude manager and this new idea to be like amazon.com , I will never EVER step foot in your store or purchase anything from you again.
I hope the $8 was worth it. I shop at places where the customer always comes first and they do what ever makes the customer happy. I guess you forgot the basic fundamentals of business. Good luck going out of business because that's where you are headed!
I purchased a set of Michelin 80,000 mile tire for my Nissan Altima 2010. I have Sear rotate the tire and do the oil changes every three thousand miles. With in Ten month and 13,000 miles two of my tires were completely bald and the other two tires had 4/32 and 5/32 of tread. The manager said it was from aggressive driving? The car is a 4 door sedan with a 4 cylinder completely stock.
I told the manager that the car was driven normal and was front wheel drive and tire that were bad wore on the rear and my paper work shows from sears when they rotated them. The manger then said it was from excessive braking. I told him it had abs and it would be impossible to slide the tires .
I then asked him to check the pressure my tire were over inflated by sear by over three pounds and the car had been at sear for over three hour they had just serviced it. That why I went down there because he said they wouldn't rotate the tire because the back ones were so bad.
He said all he could do was replace the to back tires and that it void my entire replacement warranty for the whole set. On the warranty it states that over inflation voids the warranty and he still blamed me. This isn't a race car and his team had my tires over inflated . He told me that it was ok because no matter how hot tires get the pressure only increases by 10% I didn't know he was genius as well. I asked him if I could send the tires to michelin to be checked for defects he told me no and he wasn't either.
So when you by from Sears you better not get a tire the will last 80,000 miles because when it wears out in thirteen they will void your warranty by blame and there improper inflation statistics. I also contact Sears head quarters and they can even have someone higher up contact me. Beware of Sears you and your family are at great risk with their automotive experts. A corvette could wear out 80,000 mile tire in 13,000 mile may be 40,000 but in 13,0000 this is highway robbery.
By the way I have a 2005 nissan Altima 4 door with a four cylinder with the same exact tires from Sears and they have over 35,000 mile and they ate still like brand new and this car doesn't have Abs brakes. No matter the issue they tires ate faulty and that seats responsibility to honnor the warranty they sold me.
I paid for and ordered an Electrolux washer on 10/13/12 from your store #4057 -5901 Griggs Rd. Houston Tx 77023. I came back on 10/22/12 to pick it up and brought it back to my office. I unpacked it and took all of the shipping screws out, plugged it in and couldn't get the drum to spin. I called the help line for Electrolux and after trying to trouble shoot it, they told me to get a hold of the store that sold it to me. I called your store and after the girl going back and forth to my call several times, she told me she couldn't help me. I told her that I needed to speak to the Manager. A manager by the name of Daniel got on the phone and told me that he would order me another washer and have it delivered today 10/29/12.
I just called the store back and the girl told me that I had to call the delivery ctr. After being on hold with them for 30 minutes, they turned me back over to what sounded like the same girl that told me she couldnât help me the 1st time. This time she tells me that I would have to wait another week and I would have to pay for the delivery. I told her that I needed to speak to another manager. She gave me to Daniel again. He told me that he couldnt help me. I told him that I wanted to speak to his District Manager. He told me that he couldnât give out his phone number. The bottom line is I purchased this thing and have to wait on delivery a month before I will see it delivered if they don't screw it up again!
We hired sears to clean our carpets in our new house. The woman on the phone scheduled with my husband for Saturday Oct. 6 between the hours of 4-7. We arrived at the house at 3:30. There was a note on the door stating they had been there and left since noone was there. We contacted the number on the form. We found out that they put us in the computer for a different time (1-4) and also had a wrong phone number for us. They refused to send anyone back out. There was no supervisor or manager to talk to. Tried calling the dispatcher for the area and of course they didn't answer the phone and had no voicemail. I will NEVER recommend sears to anyone. I am livid at the type of customer service thry have!!
On Dec 2 2012 I visited your store in Irondequoit New York. I purchased several men's shirts, which cost me approximately $56. I paid for the shirts with a gift card, balance of approximately $15, and by credit card, $41.58.
The shirts were not the right fit so I returned them about a week later to the same store. Allegedly the clerk gave me a full refund, consisting of a new gift card for the $15 and a credit on my Mastercard. Two days ago I revisited the same store to buy a belt. I presented the gift card and was told it had not been "activated." I walked out without buying the belt and later that day called the store manager. She asked me for the return receipt.
Unfortunately I did not keep it, thinking that the refund at a store of Sears size and reputation had been properly processed. My mistake. The manager then asked for the date of the refund. Not recalling the exact date, I said I would call my bank and get the date the $41.58 went back on my card. I called and lo and behold my bank informed me I did not have any credit from Sears on my account. I figure one of two things transpired.
The clerk processing the return was incompetent and unknowningly activated some other gift card and credited some other person's credit card. If true, this does not reflect well on Sears training. Or the clerk deliberately took these steps for her personal gain, stealing from you and me. I suspect the latter. I do not know if you can ever identify the clerk.
I do know I am out of pocket $56. I ask you to send me a gift card for this amount.
I had cataract surgery which resulted in having to have a new eyeglass prescription. I took my prescription to Sears Optical in Montgomery and a nightmare started to unfold from there. The employees that I had to deal with her so incompetent that I finally gave up. This was after they submitted my insurance forms to Viva Medicare incorrectly and this resulted in my benefits being denied. They actually were issued a $100.00 check which they were not entitled to, and never returned.
We had paid and had a receipt for the entire cost and after almost a year of going back numerous times for corrected insurance forms, we finally received the $100.00 that was due to us from the beginning. This did not result in them refunding the $100.00 that they had previously received in error. They couldn't get the codes right and this kept us from getting our check for almost a year. I realize you can't pay a Rocket Scientist to work in these positions, but at least give them enough training to perform the duties required.
We have been Sears customers since 1960 but we do not intend to ever buy anything from them again. AND, one pair of my glasses will not hold the lense. I finally stopped going back for that, too. Don't give me the excuse that it is an independent company and not a part of Sears. They are in your store and everything (receipts, etc) has your name on them.
To whom it may concern, my name is Mike Kissel and I have a complaint with a company called Fast Media that is associated with you on Sears.com. For Christmas my son purchased a retractable light for me order# 3951610. This light is unopened and unused and we would like to return it for which it is not long enough for me to use in my shop.
We made a trip to Sears at the wood field mall in Il shortly after christmas but were told we didn't have the right number for sears to refund our money.
My wife spent an hour on the phone with someone from Sears because their were no return instructions from Fast Media and they were not answering the phone.
Sears said they would email Fast Media and in return have Fast Media email my son so we could get an RA # to make this return possible. Three days went by before my son received the email. Additional questions were asked why we were returning the merchandise and they didn't give us the RA#.
I recently emailed and left a message on their phone but am waiting for a response as of today 1-15-13. I cannot believe how difficult thy are making this for such a simple return and also this greatly reflects on Sears. I would greatly appreciate help with this so I can return this merchandise.
I went to the Sears store today that is located at Greenwood Park Mall in Greenwood Indiana. We were looking for a jacket for my father-in-law. We were looking for a "tall" in mens. After wandering around for about 10 minutes in the Mens Department looking for signs that would have said "Big and Tall", we finally found an Associate so we could ask where that department was. She said it was in the basement.
We proceeded to the basement and again looked for signs that said "Big and Tall". We could not locate any Associate on the floor that we could ask. There was a male Associate that was "passing by" and asked him if he knew. He said he didn't work in that Department but he was sure there was one. I went to the cashier area to ask a cashier. The cashier I asked told me "no" you don't have a tall mens department.
I worked in customer for service for 30 years and I will have to say that this display was the worst customer service I have ever seen. In the retail business especially, I think it is terrible that people that are supposed to be in the "customer service" business have no clue what is going on. Their "I could care less" attitude is appalling to me.
I understand in today's world we all try to do more with less but this experience is unacceptable to me. Sears associates need to take more pride in their jobs and really know what their job is all about. I hadn't shopped at Sears for years and I can tell you after this experience I won't shop Sears again.
On Monday January 21, 2013 approximately 11:00 am, I called your Service department to order a Hot water tank for a house that we just purchased. We couldn't stop the leaking, so we decided to have a new one put in. I have been a customer of Sears for many years, so I trusted them.
Because of this reason, I was willing to pay a lot more money than other places I had checked. The ad said if called before noon, guaranteed to be installed the same day. I was so excited. I was told (after putting $652.96 on my Sears credit card) that I would receive a phone call to set it up within 2 hours. ( A few minutes later, I called to give the representative my cell phone number because I wouldn't have access to any other phone) I was told no problem.
Four hours later, I decided to call back and see why I hadn't been called. The gentleman that answered said he did not understand why this happened and put me on hold to check something out. He came back and apologized to me and said it would be delivered between 10 - 2 the next morning.
He nicely told me that the guarantee was broken so he was sending me a $50 gift card within 14 days. SO the next day I went over to the new house at 9:50 am. (which I might add we are doing repairs, so there is nothing in there) I decided to call and check on it around 11:30 am and was sent to 4 different people and the last one kept me on hold for 45 minutes.
The call totaled aprox. 1 hr. finally, someone got on and said, your Hot Water Tank is scheduled to be delivered between 1 and 3pm. I couldn't believe it. In the meantime I was asked by every representative what the address was and I said 18 Barone Circle Cheektowaga, NY 14225. SO, around 3:30 pm I called again, asking where the Hot water tank was.
I was sent again to 4 different people, and put on hold again and got cut off, this call was approx. 20 minutes long. I then called back and got the run around again. The representative asked me what the address was that it was going to, and I told him.
He said we don't have that address. I said, excuse me, I have told it to at least 8 people. He said no, we have 10 Estelle Drive (my now address). I never once mentioned 10 Estelle Drive.
He said I am going to have to put you on hold, I told him please don't they don't answer and I can't afford to be on hold again. WELL, there I was on hold for over 1 hour and when I hit 1 hr 9 minutes, I was losing my battery life. I got in my car, ran home and left the phone on I plugged the phone in while it was still on hold. I then noticed my answering machine was blinking (at home)..
It was a message stating that my Hot water tank would not be delivered until the next day. Turns out the installation people were given the wrong address and the wrong phone number. I contacted Sears Service Department again and told them that I was going to cancel the order. He said he would send me another $50 gift card, that was all he had authority to do.
I'm sorry, but anyone and everyone that missed two days would get that. I am so upset and stressed out over this situation.
I didn't cancel, because we were in the middle of putting new flooring in and needed the HWT in as soon as possible. I have never been so upset with a company. SEARS, wow, I cannot believe that I was put through all of this by SEARS. I don't believe that the installers are to blame, I believe it all stemmed on that first call. I don't know how this can be made right, but I definitely deserve some king of restitution.
I might add, I am affected with Mitochondrial Disease which helps STRESS deplete energy. I have not been able to physically function for days, mainly because of this situation. ALSO, I had 11 days left on my calendar for my cell phone and only a few minutes left for the month because of being on the phone with sears on hold 1hr 54 minutes and talking to representatives approximately 1 hr 30 minutes beside meaning I lost 204 minutes. Sincerely, Linda Roesch
As I was looking at some merchandise in Sears (Clarksville TN) and playing my harmonica, a young lady came over and asked me to play some songs with her other Sears associates which I did. I played several patriotic songs and "Amazing Grace". The girl named Belinda who had called me over started arguing with me about some rap artist and then argued with me about Jesus. When I asked her to tell me a favorite scripture about Jesus she became defensive and told me the following: " I'm about ready to take off my badge and tear into you". I then asked to speak to her manager who was an older man named Henry. When he came over I asked him about filing a complaint form (so that Belinda would not threaten some other customer as she had done to me). Henry became irate and told me to follow him. However, he didn't take me to get a complaint form but just got more angry and agitated. When I asked for his name he wrote down "Henry" threw the paper on the floor refused to give me his last name and walked away, telling one of his assistants to 'call security". And so I left. Is this how Sears treats customers? I am a 61 year old doctor and have had a private practice here in Clarksville TN for 25 year . I hope you will help these personnel get some help so tht they will treat customers better. Thank you for your time. Sincerely, James R. Hebda Ph.D.
I purchased a groupon for Sears. I let it expire because I decided I did not need the promotional item, and because the Groupon says the purchase price (not the promotional value) is always good for any goods or services offered by the merchant.
The Groupon itself guarantees a refund of the purchase price if the merchant fails to honor it "Period". I attempted to use the purchase value at Sears and it would not honor the Groupon for any value at all because the promotional value had expired. I
now have several emails from Groupon telling me the purchase price is good only toward the original promotion - in direct contradiction of the terms printed on the Groupon itself! The responses do not even attempt to explain this unilateral and retroactive change in the terms. Just too bad, so sorry.
Finally, they told me to go away and not bother them anymore.
On April 2nd I made two purchases on Sears.com. Shortly after ordering I received an email advising that my order was cancelled. I called Customer Service and was told that I needed to speak to the Fraud Dept to whom they transferred me. I then spoke to a lady named Kristy who was very unhelpful and advised that my orders were cancelled due to fraudulent activity reported by the credit card company. I was instructed to call Citibank. I called them and was told that they did not show anything was wrong on their end. All they saw was that the amounts charged to my cards were cancelled by Sears. I called Sears back and spoke to a representative who once again transferred me to the security department. I then spoke to someone who told me since I had reported fraud previously (which I did not) my account was locked. When I tried to explain that this was not the case he asked me if I was going to let him explain or continue talking over him. I told him to put his supervisor on the phone. He then put me on hold. After 5 min he came back and told me that his supervisor was at lunch and I had to wait 15 min for him to get back. When I asked to speak to someone else he put me back on hold and never returned to the line. I then called back and got another rep who finally transferred me to her supervisor. This person, although nice, was completely clueless and transferred me back to security. The fraud rep that picked up the line told me that I was now banned from ever ordering online and going forward all purchases had to be made in the store???!!! I asked for his manager who got in the line and told me that I had numerous red flags on my account but he could not provide me with the details due to privacy. Really?? I am beyond frustrated and upset. I need someone to resolve this issue ASAP!!!
Purchased bed sheets on sears.com, so I believed I was buying from Sears. I received a defective product and Sears refused to accept a return stating that it was not their product. It does state on Sears' website that my purchased was from a 3rd party vendor. I was on Sears' website, so I assumed I was purchasing from Sears. This is a deceitful practice, I was lured into buying this product because I trusted the Sears name. I cannot even return this product to the 3rd party vendor because they have 7 day return policy. Sears has a 90 day return policy. I never expected that Sears was no different then Amazon.com. Lesson learned! I will never shop at Sears again.
Also, I called my local Sears store and I was told that I could return my online purchase to their store. I drove appx. 20 miles to this store and they refused to take the return. Sears representatives should know that they will not take returns on some the products they sale online!
I am writing about how Sears treats its customers when they give them a good deal on price. I was very excited about thanksgiving this year because I wanted a new TV. I was standing in line at Sears in Oxford at number 1.
I got the ticket for 50 LED TV, but when I went to get TV it was not there so they told me that they don't have TV some one took the TV, they will order better TV for me, this is the TV that they were advertising big time as there super hot deal.
They ordered a better TV for me and told it will be available on 12/12/12 while doing this they ordered a better TV for others in line behind me even better than me and their delivery date was 12/5/12. When I tried to get that one or better delivery date they denied to do any thing.
When I went to pick up my TV on 12/12/12 TV was not there, they said itwill be there on 19 th dec I told I wan TV they threatened me of police and told me I can get refund, my point is that if it was any other thing I would had purchased without standing in line I wont mind refund but I was in line for 12 hrs to get that TV and still they are threatening me of calling police and refund
I am hoping that this indeed is read and acted upon by someone at least as this ongoing saga continues since January 16, 2013. We have been steady consumers of Sears and have indeed referred our family as they immigrate to Canada and have spend over $25,000 cdn in home appliances. We purchased a Bosch cooktop about 4 years ago when we purchased a new home. This cooktop gave us trouble as it would keep showing error messages and it had come to that , that we had to switch the main circuit on and off whilst cooking â thus we called Sears as we were within the warranty period. We finally received a service visit from a technician who ostensibly fixed the problem. I then noticed that the timer had stopped working and the indicator light was not as in the original , so we called again. The technician came and tried to fix it but couldnât. Then someone came again, this time when they left, the bridging component would come on and remain on despite being switched off thus posing a hazard and the big burner decided to completely give up. So another technician followed, he was on the phone with ostensibly Bosch and after an hour called me to tell me that the part installed was wrong, it was a fire hazard and they had installed a wrong component and he was swtiching off the main panel. He said that they had no idea when and how the part would come or work. Then I called customer service who asked me to speak to Lisa at Brampton home who was the only one authorised to give us a replacement. After much ado, she sent a replacement , unfortunately it was a complete range and not a cooktop so that didnât help. I wa offered a loaner of a single burner which I had to pick up despite being told that they would deliver it. Then last Monday I called to speak to someone who could actually do something and was put on to supervisor Angelo who called back to say that it would be delivered that day. Nothing happened. I then called on Friday evening, very nice young man and he told me that Angelo would call me right away if not Monday. Today is Wednesday. No one called to cancel a Friday visit so my poor mother was downstairs waiting from 9am to 5pm in the hope that someone would arrive. I just called out of curiosity today and apparently a service visit is slated for this Friday and of course no one has called me to tell me that and they will call on Thursday expecting us to drop everything and be at home.
Is this a parody that doesnât seem to end or is this normal service delivery. I am sorry I bought stuff from Sears believing in their service and I am sorry I recommended our neighbours and family who also spent in the thousands at Sears.
Meanwhile our family of six have incurred over $400 in eating out costs, and a complete wastage of raw vegetables and meats that we as indians like to cook. I donât think that anything will be done. I am going to put this on social media so another family such as ours is not taken for a ride in the form of warranties and extended warranties. I am told that Sears does not replace such old purchases and so it continues.
Early in November of 2012, I had an issue with the freezer section of my refrigerator (which I purchased in 2009)....after many attempts to repair this over the course of November and December, the refrigerator was deemed unrepairable and because I had purchased Master Protection Agreement, I was finally awarded 1000 dollars to replace this defective refrigerator. On Jan 2, 2013, I went to a full service Sears and selected, with a salesperson, a replacement refrigerator. One that would fit in the space I had available. The authorization Number is 719441184002. Delivery date to be January 17, 2013. In the mean time, since our refrigerator was not working, I had to purchase a small refrigerator for 140.00 from Walmart to keep some food since both my husband and myself are diabetic.
Today, the date of delivery and after receiving a phone call to be sure that someone 18 years or older would be available today, I received another call at 8am that the delivery would not be until the 29th. I am extremely upset because I did take the day off from work to be home and now I have to wait another 12 days. So I called a Sears number 1-800-479-6351 to lodge my complaint and was told that if I had purchased the small refrigerator from Sears, I could have been reimbursed. Well, if I had known that I would have purchased it from Sears. I think I should be reimbursed anyway....for the inconvenience and aggravation I have had to put up with thus far. What do you think? Please let me know as soon as possible. The way I feel now...I may cancel my Sears card and never deal with Sears again.
i took my van to sears today in hilo, hawaii to get a simple oil change and replace the windshield wipers. i got there @ 7:00 am and the guy said that everyone was out sick and only had one mechanic on duty. after i paid my bill of 74.83, they gave me the keys to my vehicle and i drove home approx 6 miles, with my windows rolled up and the air conditioning on. on m way home, my vehicle was lurching and not running properly.
when i plled into the driveway, i see smoke and could smell that my brakes were scorched and burnt. i looked down and saw that sears had applied my emergency brake on the floorboard and neglectected to tell me that they had done so. i called sears store in hilo hawaii automotive twice @ 808-981-4095 and got attitude and lip service from troy and some chick that hung up on me..
i then called their office @ 808-981-4001 ande sploke to oren who said that he was a store manager. they all told me that sears always applies the emergency brake for saftey reasons. bullshit! they do it on purpose. i spoke to the mechanic and his boss named perry as i was leaving in the parking lot. neither one of them told me that they had appled the emergency brake and should disengage it.
i told sears that i want a complete brake job due to their inferior customer service and neglect
Hello Sears,Â I need your help. On October 02, 2011 I purchased a Kenmore Elite water softener off the internet and picked it up at my local store in Maplewood, MN. When I was unpacking the softener I found a small piece of plastic that broke off some part in the softener. I called Sears to let them know what I had found and Sears said, they would replace it when I found out where the small piece came from. After completing the installation I found the plastic piece fit onto the end of the plastic strap in the attached photo.
I though this was great, I will just look up the part number and call Sears to get a replacement part. Not so fast the part is not in the manual and no one at Sears direct parts could find it either. ( No one I talked to on the phone or at Sears knows what the purpose of the strap.) Sears did send me a new top cover hoping the plastic strap would come with it but it doesn't not.Â Sears also wanted to send me a new water softerner but I said , no all I want is to replace the broken strap.
So Please look at the photo attached and determine what is the part, what is it used for, and finally do I need it, If I do please send me one or send me the part number so I can get one from warranty.
This message will probably go nowhere but I still have the need to at least voice my issue. A couple days before Black Friday my wife and I went to Sears to look at treadmills. Our goal was to find the treadmill we wanted in advance before trying to decide on one while fighting the crowds on Black Friday. We found the one we wanted; it was the NordicTrack T5.7 for $599. We were told if we were to buy the treadmill right then and if the price was to go any lower in the next 14 days we would be credited the difference. I asked if that would be the case for the Black Friday sale price as well and the associate said âYes Sir, even Black Friday prices.â
We were convinced to purchase the treadmill right then knowingÂ we would still receive the better price if it did get any better. Black Friday arrives and the price lowers to $499. I thought âgreatâ and I contacted Sears and explained how I would like to be credited the $99 that I was told I would be three days prior. It was explained to me that was not possible because any deals like that would be excluded for Black Friday. After learning this would I have been better off returning the original treadmill for a refund that day then to turn around and repurchase thesame one for $100 cheaper 5 minutes later? If it wasnât such a hassle I would have.
The day I purchased the treadmill we were straight up lied to by the sales associate. My wife and I have purchased numerous itemsÂ over the years from sears which include some more costly items.
I should have known when sears kept changing my appointment for my delivery of my washing machine and dryer. After numerous changes in dates and changes in time and them arriving late the manager at sears Hamilton Mayslanding promised me a 100$ gift card which was never received. Months later receive a recall notice and trying to schedule was a mess!!! One representative said it was recall then couldn't schedule me sent me to another rep who said it wasn't recall then to manager who didn't know how to deal with problem who them sent me to tech support who then said I needed the recall department who I was sent to who then said it was a recall but was giving me an 8 hour window which is unacceptable then given to manager who scheduled me and then said it wasn't recall work finally to last manager who said it is recall work and scheduled me and said there will be NO charge..... hmm wonder how this is going to play out!!!!!!!!!!!! Was on the phone for a total of 1 hour 13 minutes terrible!
sears part department they are worse people i every deal with i order a part for stove month ago they would take my order credit no they would say your order will be in post office by certain date this is still going on i have order this part for the 4 times this time i use a sears card tnow have to wait another two weeks first they said i had wrong model no after a few phone call sears said they had wrong model on the stove got the right model no then problems sarted worse people i every deal with not any time they call and said the order didnt go through
Contacted Sears to install windows for me and since this is a complaint review your pretty much already know how it went. I was told it would take one day to install nine windows with outside moldings. It took 4 days to install. Day 1 two guys came the rest were to show up in a van which alledgely the tire blew out and the couldnt come. Two guys that came could only install 7 windows and put in the last two but didnt secure them so the house was freezing. Day 2 no one showed up to install windows.
Day 3 the entire team showed up to install but ran out of material leaving a huge mess in my front and back yard. Day 4 contractors realized that the windows werent installed correctly and said they reordered windows but tried to contact Sears when those windows would come in they never heard of such an order. So Im out of 10K the windows cost me.
I'm a person who would like to see Sears around for a long time but after my experiance today I'm not too sure. Went to the Woodlands Texas today looking for a part for my dryer and the first thing I was told by another customer was, do not ask him anything. An older guy with somewhat of an attitude asked me what did I want. I told him to be patient and I would tell him. An overall negative experiance from a known professional store. This person should not be employed by a store trying to maintain a good relationship with customers.
I took a Sears Craftman 3000 Power Washer in for repair for none preassure, charged $35.00 for service fee to find out their recommendation is to replace the pump with a new pump for $534.09 plus sales tax. Asked what was wrong with the pump, no comments where given or written down by the techinician I was told. Then, I asked why replace the pump if you don't know what is wrong? No resposnse. It is a joke to take anything to Sears for repair because all you are going to get is to buy a new part or product.....what a waste of time & money.
Buying Sears Craftmans machines are just as good as the Company which is going down hill and probably go out of business.Â Why is it so difficult to get ANY cooperation from sears repair service. I am ready to call our local news station and tell the to look into why we can't get parts or repair in a reasonable amount of time. This is my second email to advise you how unhappy We are. Several reasons We are upset, from horribly rude service reps to being forced to buying an unwanted service warranty. Could not pin your people down on a correct date of service to not being able to get the correct part.
The only person who could speak reasonably was the repair tech who showed up at our house only to find that the part had not even been ordered. Please refer to my previous e mail, and get someone to call me other than someone in India to tell me when my part will arrive and and when I can expect the repair to be completed. This is the most annoying repair I have ever requested. I also do not want to continue calling India just to be told the part s still on b/o.
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