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Conde Nast Publications, Inc.

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Phone: (212) 286-2860 View Additional Phone Numbers One World Trade Center  42nd Floor, New York, NY 10007

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BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

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

Factors that lowered the rating for Conde Nast Publications, Inc. include:

  • Failure to respond to 1 complaint(s) filed against business

Factors that raised the rating for Conde Nast Publications, Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

96 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 28 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 15
Billing/Collection Issues 33
Delivery Issues 22
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 26
Total Closed Complaints 96

Additional Complaint Information

This firm has not responded to our request for basic information.

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

4 Customer Reviews on Conde Nast Publications, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 4
Total Customer Reviews 4

Additional Information

BBB file opened: December 01, 1991 Business started: 01/01/1909 in CA Business incorporated 01/01/1975 in CA
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Samuel I. Newhouse Jr., Chairman Mr. Charles H. Townsend, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Robert Sauerberg , President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Samuel I. Newhouse Jr., Chairman
Principal: Ms. Judy Safir, VP, Finance
Principal: Mr. Charles H. Townsend, Chief Executive Officer
Business Category


Alternate Business Names
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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

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

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

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.