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Bluestem Brands, Inc. (Headquarters)

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Phone: (952) 656-3700Fax: (320) 237-9160View Additional Phone Numbers6250 Ridgewood Rd, Saint CloudMN 56303-0820 Send email to Bluestem Brands, Inc.View Additional Web Addresses

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A BBB Accredited Business since 07/31/2009

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Reason for Rating

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

Factors that lowered Bluestem Brands, Inc.'s rating include:

  • Business has failed to resolve underlying cause(s) of a pattern of complaints.

Factors that raised Bluestem Brands, Inc.'s rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1678 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

1678 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 662 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues84
Billing / Collection Issues616
Delivery Issues161
Guarantee / Warranty Issues22
Problems with Product / Service795
Total Closed Complaints 1678

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

3 Customer Reviews on Bluestem Brands, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 2
Total Customer Reviews 3

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 09/11/2002Business started: 09/11/2002Business started locally: 01/01/1948
Business Management
Principal: Vi Finch (Manager)
Contact Information
Executive Care Team Brian Smith (Chairman & CEO)
Business Category

Mail Order & Catalog Shopping, Internet Shopping

Products & Services

According to information provided by Bluestem Brands, they are a catalog company that issues credit and provides consumers with shopping opportunities via the mail, phone and Internet.

Hours of Operation
Mon: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PMTue: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PMWed: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PMThu: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PMFri: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Refund and Exchange Policy

We will issue an exchange or refund for most items returned in new condition within 30 days of receipt.
No returns will be accepted after the 30-day home trial period without prior return authorization from Fingerhut. Returns accepted after the 30-day home trial period may result in prorated cash or credit adjustments based on the age and conditions of the product. Returns will not be accepted for credit after 180 days. Other product concerns must be handled under the manufacturer's warranty.

Shipping and handling charges are non-refundable. Return postage is the responsibility of the customer.

Also, please note:

Music, movies, video games and software must be returned unopened with the factory seal intact. Exchanges are permitted for identical product only.
Computers, camcorders, digital cameras, electronic game systems, air conditioners, holiday decorations, heaters and generators must be returned within the 30-day home trial period.
Products sold in sets must be returned as sets; partial returns will not be accepted.
Personalized/customized products may be returned for credit only if they are damaged or defective. Exchanges are permitted for identical product only.
Gift Cards cannot be returned.
Other restrictions may apply.

Alternate Business Names, WebBank, Fingerhut, Bluestem Enterprises Inc, Bluestem Fulfillment
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