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American Workwear

Phone: (888) 484-9675 Fax: (253) 475-0597 6818 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Tacoma, WA 98409

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This company offers online retail sales of work wear, boots and safety gear.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that American Workwear 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.

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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 American Workwear 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

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint 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 1
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on American Workwear
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 13, 2007 Business started: 10/01/1996 Business started locally: 10/01/1996 Business incorporated 10/08/1996 in WA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Washington Secretary of State Corporations Division
801 Capitol Way S, Olympia WA 98504
Phone Number: (360) 725-0377

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mrs. Lois Deide, Vice President
Contact Information
Principal: Mrs. Lois Deide, Vice President
Business Category

Work Clothes - Retail Clothing - Retail Safety Equipment & Clothing Shoes - Retail

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 6am - 6pm
Refund and Exchange Policy
This company's policy can be found at
Alternate Business Names
American Workwear Inc

Additional Locations

  • 6818 Tacoma Mall Blvd

    Tacoma, WA 98409 (888) 484-9675


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.

Complaint Detail(s)

11/25/2014 Delivery Issues | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: I placed my order online thru is company's website on 11/4/2014 and it said 7 days ground shipping for free. But it still was not hear and I called the number and talked to someone and they looked into and called me back and she said it was going to be here on Tues. Which is not 7 days ground shipping and I needed by now for spouse's for his job.

Desired Settlement: Well I know it was free shipping that does not excuse poor customer service overall and if was not shipping by the time it said in the email confirmation. I should have been alerted to make the choice of if I wanted my money back to go purchase from somewhere else so my spouse could have them already because he needed by now. But they took my money right away and charged $109 from my credit card. That is by far some of the worse customer service I have ever experienced and this is my first time ordering from them and possibly my last. They should credit back my credit card from purchase something reasonable for time wasted waiting for their product for 2weeks because I am still considering returning them if they cannot make this issue right now. My order customer ID#**** order date was 11/4/2014

Business Response: Initial Business Response /* (1000, 8, 2014/11/24) */ The product was out of stock in our inventory and was ordered to be drop shipped from the boot manufacturer on the East Coast. Due to heavy volume of orders, it was not shipped out immediately. We called and they said they would ship immediately. Then the snowstorm hit there and deliveries were held up due to weather. We have had several conversations regarding this and the customer now has the product and we also sent her a $25.00 gift cert. for her inconvenience. We have received an email from her thanking us for handling this in a timely manner and for the gift certificate. Initial Consumer Rebuttal /* (2000, 10, 2014/11/25) */ (The consumer indicated he/she ACCEPTED the response from the business.) Yes I did email them when they wanted to see if my order was ok once it was delivered. I appreciate them making the effort once I complained. And I have not received my $25 gift certificate yet in the mail but I am sure it should be arriving anytime now. Thanks again. Final Consumer Response /* (2000, 11, 2014/11/25) */ Today I finally did receive my order and I was very happy with it and I did also here from Pam who works for the company did follow up with a email she saw it was delivered because she tracked it. She apologized for the mix up overall and said her boss said to send me a $ 25 gift card and it was send out in the mail today. I really did appreciate that being done as a good gesture and that was very nice customer service now. I would like (close) my complaint now. I am satisfied with everything now. Thank you.

Customer Review(s)

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Customer Reviews Summary

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