BBB Logo

Better Business Bureau ®
Start With Trust®

BBB Accredited Business since

Boot Country Inc.

Find a Location

Phone: (513) 772-2238 Fax: (513) 772-0518 11551 Chester Road Suite B, Cincinnati, OH 45246 View Additional Email Addresses View Additional Web Addresses


BBB Business Reviews may not be reproduced for sales or promotional purposes.


This business offers children & infant clothing, hats, leather clothing and goods, men clothing & furnishings, riding apparel & equipment, shoes, western apparel, women apparel and work clothes.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Boot Country 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.

Find a Location

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Boot Country Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Industry Ratings Comparison | Chart

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 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 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Boot Country Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: July 27, 1988 Business started: 11/01/1982 in OH
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. William E. Van Fleet, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. William E. Van Fleet, President
Business Category

Boots Childrens & Infants Wear - Retail Hats - Retail Leather Clothing - Retail Leather Goods - Dealers Mens Clothing & Furnishings - Retail Riding Apparel & Equipment Shoes - Retail Western Apparel Womens Apparel - Retail Work Clothes - Retail Clothing - Retail

Products & Services

Boot Country Inc. sells the following brand(s): Ariat, Carhartt, Carolina, Dan Post, Dr. Martens, Justin Brands, Rocky Brands, Timberland, Under Armour, Wrangler

Boot Country Inc. offers the following product(s): Accessories, Hats, Jeans, Jewelry, Leathered Goods, Western Apparel, Western Boot, Work Apparel, Work Boots

Method(s) of Payment
Cash, Checks, Credit Cards including Visa, Mastercard, Discover & American Express
Alternate Business Names
Boot Country Boot Country | Work Country Work Country

Additional Locations

  • 11551 Chester Road Suite B

    Cincinnati, OH 45246 (513) 772-2238

  • 1233 Old State Route 74

    Batavia, OH 45103 (513) 752-6967

  • 1728 Wildcat Boulevard S

    Burlington, KY 41005 (859) 371-2713


    3700 Maxton Road

    Dayton, OH 45414


What is a BBB Business Review?

We offer free reviews on businesses that include background, licensing, consumer experience and other information such as governmental actions that is known to BBB. These reviews are provided for businesses that are BBB accredited and also for businesses that are not BBB accredited.


About BBB Business Review Content & Services:

Some Better Business Bureaus offer additional content & services in BBB Business Reviews.
The additional content & services are typically regional in nature or, in some cases, a new product or service that is being tested prior to a more general release.
Not all enhanced content & services are available at all Better Business Bureaus.

Professional AffiliationsX

Types of Complaints Handled by BBB

BBB handles the following types of complaints between businesses and their customers so long as they are not, or have not been, litigated:

  • Advertising or Sales
  • Billing or Collection
  • Problems with Products or Services
  • Delivery
  • Guarantee or Warranty

We do not handle workplace disputes, discrimination claims or claims about the quality of health or legal services.


BBB Complaint Process

Your complaint will be forwarded to the business within two business days. The business will be asked to respond within 14 days, and if a response is not received, a second request will be made. You will be notified of the business's response when we receive it (or notified that we received no response). Complaints are usually closed within 30 business days.


What is BBB Advertising Review?

BBB promotes truth in advertising by contacting advertisers whose claims conflict with the BBB Code of Advertising. These claims come to our attention from our internal review of advertising, consumer complaints and competitor challenges. BBB asks advertisers to prove their claims, change ads to make offers more clear to consumers, and remove misleading or deceptive statements.


What government actions does BBB report on?

BBB reports on known significant government actions involving business' marketplace conduct.


Thank you for your feedback!

Help us improve by taking our survey.


BBB Reporting Policy

As a matter of policy, BBB does not endorse any product, service or business.

BBB Business Reviews are provided solely to assist you in exercising your own best judgment. Information in this BBB Business Review is believed reliable but not guaranteed as to accuracy.

BBB Business Reviews generally cover a three-year reporting period. BBB Business Reviews are subject to change at any time.


Additional Email Addresses

Find a LocationX

  Change Location
Show Only Accredited Locations

Complaint Detail(s)

5/2/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: I was in the store around the end of March 2014. I purchased a pair of red wing work boots. After a week of wear they fell apart the sole separated. They were a closeout item. But after spending a 150 dollars for a pair of boots you would expect a little more than a week out of them after two attempts of calling the store they say sorry there is nothing they can do for me. I feel if they sell a defected product they should honor the sell and replace the boot regardless of sale conditions. Selling a father of 6 kids spending what we consider a fair amount of money only to have to replace them a week later is unacceptable.

Desired Settlement: I would like to exchange the boot for one of equal or greater value. Or a full refund of my money. Like I mentioned before Im a father of six money is tight ill have to wear these defected boots until I can afford something else.

Business Response:

April 14, 2014

Dear BBB:

Thank you for giving us the chance to address your concerns. We appreciate our customers and want them to be satisfied with their purchases from our stores.

Our close out items are clearly marked no returns, and the customer is aware of the risk when they make the purchase. We do not want any customer to feel they have been deceived, so every effort is made to let the customer know that if they are agreeing to purchase an item marked down in price, and that they cannot return it once it has left our facility. Close outs cannot be returned because we can no longer send that item back to the manufacturer for credit.

We understand that this customer didn't feel his expectations were met by our company, so if the customer would like to bring the boots back to the manager at the store where they were purchased, we will evaluate them, and exchange or refund for this special situation.

Thank you again for reaching out and allowing us to address the situation and come to an agreeable settlement. 

Consumer Response: Better Business Bureau:

I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID ********, and have determined that this does not resolve my complaint.  For your reference, details of the offer I reviewed appear below.

I contacted the business already numerous times and was rejected any assistance.   I already tossed the boots.   And replaced them outta my own pocket.  I just wish this doesnt happen to someone else at this point.  I couldnt go any longer without boots for work to provide for my family.  My family has to do without noe bevause i had to replace the boots. 

[To assist us in bringing this matter to a close, we would like to know your view on the matter.]


*** *******