BBB Accredited Business since

Thoughtful Presence, Inc.

Phone: (847) 967-7055 View Additional Phone Numbers 7703 N Neva Ave, Niles, IL 60714 View Additional Web Addresses

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Thoughtful Presence is a specialty gift basket designing and delivery company located in Niles, Illinois, with a presence nationwide. Thoughtful Presence is run by husband and wife team Mary and Ken Babiez, who have backgrounds in corporate marketing and finance. The company partners with several other gift companies, including Core Bamboo, Jimeal New York, and Good Fortune.

Their unique gift baskets are hand-assembled in the Thoughtful Presence studio using top-trending gift products, designed around themes and occasions for personal or corporate events. A sample of themes offered on the Thoughtful Presence website include baskets for new babies, anniversary packages, pet baskets, new home gift baskets, and gift baskets for graduates. Gift baskets for men feature their barbecue gifts, and gift baskets for women include their spa package. Their website arranges gift basket offerings by several different categories of theme and product, including recipient, occasion, and season, making it simple to find an appropriate basket for any event. Should the customer like to create a specialized gift basket, Thoughtful Presence's designers can create a custom basket based on the occasion or special event, mixing and matching from the gifts on offer to match the customer's budget and needs.

Visit Thoughtful Presence's website to shop their catalog of unique ideas for custom gift baskets, or join their mailing list to receive new product information and sales by email. Delivery includes UPS shipping nationwide and local orders are eligible for hand delivery.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Thoughtful Presence, Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

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

Factors that raised the rating for Thoughtful Presence, Inc. include:

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

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 Thoughtful Presence, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: November 12, 2012 Business started: 09/01/2011 Business started locally: 09/01/2011 Business incorporated 06/29/2011 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Mary Babiez, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Mary Babiez, Owner
Number of Employees


Business Category

Gift Baskets & Parcels Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores (NAICS: 453220)

Additional Locations

  • 7703 N Neva Ave

    Niles, IL 60714 (847) 967-7055 (847) 967-7055


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

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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