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DirectBuy of Minneapolis-St Paul

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Fax: (651) 287-0051View Additional Phone Numbers2090 W 98th St, BloomingtonMN 55431-2505 Send email to DirectBuy of Minneapolis-St PaulView Additional Web Addresses

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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 02/15/2001

BBB has determined that DirectBuy of Minneapolis-St Paul 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 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised DirectBuy of Minneapolis-St Paul's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 19 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

On April 30, 2014 DirectBuy of Greater St Paul purchased DirectBuy of Minneapolis.

Previous customers of DirectBuy of Minneapolis should contact DirectBuy of Greater St Paul with any questions, comments or concerns regarding their membership.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

19 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 9 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues14
Billing / Collection Issues1
Problems with Product / Service4
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 19

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on DirectBuy of Minneapolis-St Paul
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information


On April 30, 2014 DirectBuy of Greater St Paul purchased DirectBuy of Minneapolis.

BBB file opened: 02/15/2001Business started: 06/01/2000
Business Management
Principal: George Peichel (Owner)
Contact Information
Dylan Astle (General Manager Service) Darryn Fossand (President) Roger Pfiffner (Vice President)
Business Category

Buying Clubs & Group Purchasing Service, General Merchandise - Retail

Products & Services

According to the information provided by DirectBuy of St. Paul, this company is a membership-based buying organization offering products for in and around the home from over 700 name brand manufacturers.

DDF is a franchise of DirectBuy. The firm states that for a membership fee consumers can purchase items directly from Manufacturer at cost. Consumers should consult the company for membership costs. An annual renewal fee is necessary to keep you

Alternate Business Names
DirectBuy of Minneapolis, U.C.C. TotalHome of Minneapolis, United Consumers Club, Marilex Corporation, DirectBuy of St. Paul, DirectBuy of St Paul, Ridgely Investments, LLC
BBB Program Participation
This company has agreed to use special procedures including arbitration, if necessary, to resolve disputes through their participation in the following programs: BBB Identification, BBBOnLine.
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