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The Knife Merchant Inc

Phone: (858) 578-9007 Fax: (888) 463-3117 View Additional Phone Numbers 7887 Dunbrook Rd #H, San Diego, CA 92126 View Additional Email Addresses

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This company offers professional quality knives, kitchen products, housewares and cookware.

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 raised the rating for The Knife Merchant 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 The Knife Merchant 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 21, 2009 Business started: 04/01/1996 in CA Business incorporated 06/27/2012 in CA
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. David Holly, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. David Holly, President
Number of Employees


Business Category

Cutlery Flatware - Table Housewares - Retail Kitchen Accessories Knife Sharpening Devices Appliances - Small - Dealers Cake Decorating Equipment & Supplies Cooking Utensils

Products & Services

The Knife Merchant Inc sells the following brand(s): Demeyere, Echizen, Fagor, Forschner, Friedrich Dick, Glestain, Global, Granton, Kikuichi, Kyocera, L'Equip, Lamson Sharp, Mac, Masahiro, Matfer Bourgeat, Mercer, Messermeister, Mu, Paderno, Peugeot, ProTeak, Scanpan, Shun, Suncraft, Victorinox, Wusthof, Zwilling J.A. Henckels

The Knife Merchant Inc offers the following product(s): Bakeware, Chocolate Tools, Cookware, Cutting Boards, Food Scales, Kitchen Cutlery, Kitchen Gadgets, Kitchen Thermometers and Timers, Knife Sharpening ToolsCake Decorating Supplies, Peppermills

Method(s) of Payment
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, Cash, Checks

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.