BBB Accredited Business Profile

Kansas City Star

Kansas City Star

(877) 962-7827

Kansas City Star

101 years in business
1729 Grand Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108-1413
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1916
Business Started: 01/01/1916
Business Started Locally: 01/01/1916
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Bill Harrison, Dispute Resolution Manager
  • Mr. Phil Schroder, Regional VP of Audience Development
Business Category
  • Newspaper Distributors
Alternate Business Names
  • The Star
  • KC Star
  • Cypress Media, LLC
BBB accredited business


Pattern of Complaint

According to BBB files, the Kansas City Star developed a pattern of complaint concerning newspaper delivery in early 2015. The BBB received complaints that Star subscribers were not receiving physical copies of the newspaper. The Star is currently working to reduce the number of dissatisfied customers. In January 2016, the Kansas City Star submitted a plan to the BBB outlining the steps they have taken and the steps they will soon take that will ... Read More


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BBB Reason for Ratings

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

Factors that affect the rating for Kansas City Star include:

  • 354 complaint(s) filed against business

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Kansas City Star

Kansas City Star


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