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Gimbels of Maine, Inc.

Additional Locations

Phone: (207) 633-5088 Fax: (207) 633-5128 14 Commercial St # 16, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538


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Description

Gimbels of Maine, Inc. offers the sale of giftware, clothing, shoes, jewelry, books, etc. They also sell collectibles, mostly thimbles, dolls and figurines. The business was established in 1969 and was incorporated in 1977 in Maine. They employ approximately 10-40 people, depending on the season. Mr. Mark Gimbel is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the company and Ms. Dianne Gimbel is the Office Manager. Any questions or problems should be directed to the attention of Ms. Gimbel. Smiling Cow Gift Shop is located at 28-30 Commercial Street; Gimbel Sons country Store is located at 36 Commerial Street; Little Scrimshaw Shop is located at 19 Commercal Street; and Indian Trading Post is located at 55 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME. 04538.


BBB Accreditation

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Gimbels of Maine, Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Gimbels of Maine, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: February 27, 2006 Business started: 01/01/1969 in ME Business incorporated 01/01/1977 in ME
Business Management
Mr. Mark S. Gimbel, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Mark S. Gimbel, President
Number of Employees

10

Business Category

GIFT SHOPS MAIL ORDER & CATALOG SHOPPING Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores (NAICS: 453220)

Industry Tips
Buying by Mail Mail Order and Catalog Shopping Shopping by Phone or Mail
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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