BBB Accredited Business Profile

P.C. Richard & Son Inc.

P.C. Richard & Son Inc.

P.C. Richard & Son Inc.

107 years in business
Headquarters
150 Price Pkwy
Farmingdale, NY 11735-1315
Fax Numbers
  • (631) 777-4109
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (631) 777-4100
Additional Email Addresses
  • rickg@pcrichard.com
  • customerservice@pcrichard.com
BBB File Opened: 03/01/1967
Business Started: 10/11/1909
Business Incorporated: 01/01/1968 in NY
Type of Entity
Corporation
Business Management
  • Rick Gioia, Manager, Service Division
  • Ms. Carol Anderson, Director. of Cust. Service
  • Mr. Gregg Richard, President & CEO
  • Mr. Joseph Russo, Manager, Customer Service
Business Category
  • Appliances - Major - Dealers
Products & Services
Appliances & Electronics
Alternate Business Names
  • P.C. Richard & Son, Long Island Corporation
Methods of Payment
  • Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, P.C. Richard Credit Card & P.C. Richard Gift Cards
Refund & Exchange Policy: 

P.C. Richard & Son strives to deliver best-in-class service for our customers to make shopping with us simple and hassle-free. One way we achieve this is by offering free returns for our customers. If your return meets the below requirements and you are unhappy with your pcrichard.com purchase, please call customer service at 877-727-1909 or e-mail support@pcrichard.com to process a free return.

Internet Orders: For all USPS and UPS orders: Please call customer service at 877-727-1909 or e-mail support@pcrichard.com with your name, invoice number, contact number, and details of the return to begin the process. A UPS return label will be sent to you via e-mail by one of our customer service representatives. Please allow your return 3-5 business days to reach our facility and be processed. If you have requested an exchange, your new item will be sent to you within 2 business days after the returned item as been received.

Internet orders: For all P.C. Richard & Son local delivery: Please call customer service at 877-727-1909 or e-mail support@pcrichard.com with your name, invoice number, contact number, and details of the return to begin the process. A customer service representative will work with you to schedule a convenient day to pick up your return.

Internet Orders For all Pilot Air orders: Please call customer service at 877-727-1909 or e-mail support@pcrichard.com with your name, invoice number, contact number, and details of the return to begin the process. A customer service representative will have the Pilot Air location in your area contact you within 24 hours to set up a pick up date. If the item is being exchanged, we will coordinate the drop-off of your new item and the pickup of your return during the same visit.

No outer packaging? No worries! You do not need an outer box or bag to send your order back; all you need is the manufacturer’s box and packaging that the item originally came in.

Once your order has been returned to us, please allow up to 15 business days for your credit to show on your account.

Thank you for shopping at pcrichard.com!

1. If opened and/or used, the following merchandise is non-returnable & not sold on a trial basis:Home AppliancesAir ConditionersGeneratorsTVs - 50" & Larger iPods ® & iPads ®ComputersVideo Game Systems & GamesSmart Watches & Fitness BandsPrepaid CardsGift CardsMattresses & Box SpringsBedding AccessoriesIf any repairs are required, service will be done in accordance with the Manufacturer's warranty.

2 All other merchandise must meet the following conditions for exchange, store credit or refund:Return merchandise to store within 30 days of purchase with original sales receipt.Merchandise must be in new condition, in original carton with UPC code and all packaging, accessories & manuals.Authorized credit card refunds will be applied to credit card used for purchase.Authorized refunds of payments made by cash, check or debit card are paid by check through our controller's office. Please allow approximately 14 business days for processing. 

BBB Accreditation

BBB Accredited Since 02/01/1967

BBB has determined that P.C. Richard & Son Inc. meets Standards of BBB Accreditation, 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.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business's products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business's product quality or competency in performing services.

Standards of BBB Accreditation

An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Have been operational (actively selling products or services) in any BBB service area for at least the most recent 6 months, unless the principle(s) previously operated a similar business with an eligible record (one that qualifies for BBB accreditation).
  2. 1. Fulfill contracts signed and agreements reached.
  3. 3. Be free from government action that demonstrates a significant failure to support BBB ethical principles in marketplace transactions (this requires a determination by BBB as to the nature of any violation, whether it was caused or condoned by management, and actions taken to resolve underlying issues that led to the government action).
  4. 4. Be free of an unsatisfactory rating and maintain at least a B rating at the accrediting BBB and the BBB where it is headquartered, if different.
  5. 5. In its relationship with BBB:
    1. 1. meet all applicable standards within this Code of Business Practices
    2. 2. cooperate with BBB's activities and efforts to promote voluntary self- regulation within the business' industry
    3. 3. honor any settlements, agreements or decisions reached as an outcome of a BBB dispute resolution process
    4. 4. complete the required application and pay all monetary obligations to BBB in a timely manner
An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Follow federal, state/provincial and local advertising laws.
  2. 2. Abide by the BBB Code of Advertising. Supply, upon request, substantiation for advertising and selling claims. Correct advertising and selling practices, when recommended by BBB.
  3. 3. Adhere to applicable BBB industry codes of advertising.
  4. 4. Cooperate with BBB self-regulatory programs for the resolution of advertising disputes.
  5. 5. Use the BBB name and logos in accordance with BBB policy.
  6. 6. Avoid misleading customers by creating the false impression of sponsorship, endorsement, popularity, trustworthiness, product quality or business size through the misuse of logos, trustmarks, pictures, testimonials, or other means
An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Make known all material facts in both written and verbal representations, remembering that misrepresentation may result not only from direct statements but by omitting or obscuring relevant facts.
  2. 2. Ensure that any written materials are readily available, clear, accurate and complete.
An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Upon request, provide BBB with all information required to evaluate compliance with BBB standards. This may include, but is not limited to business name, address and contact information; names and background of principles; business and banking references; licensing and/or professional accreditation; and a complete description of the nature of the business.
  2. 2. Clearly disclose to customers:
    1. 1. direct and effective means to contact the business
    2. 2. terms of any written contract
    3. 3. any guarantees or warranties accompanying a product
    4. 4. any restrictions or limitations imposed (e.g. limited supply,maximum number available per customer)
    5. 5. the business' return/refund policy
    6. 6. any recurring commitment into which the customer may be entering, including information on how future billing will occur
    7. 7. total cost of the transaction, including tax, shipping and handling, and other related charges
  3. 3. If selling products or providing services on Web sites or via other electronic means:
    1. 1. provide any required product labeling information
    2. 2. disclose the nature and terms of shipping, including any known delays or shortages of stock
    3. 3. provide an opportunity to review and confirm the transaction before the sale is completed
    4. 4. provide a receipt summarizing the transaction after the purchase
An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Fulfill contracts signed and agreements reached.
  2. 2. Honor representations by correcting mistakes as quickly as possible.
An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Promptly respond to all complaints forwarded by BBB by:
    1. 1. Resolving the complaint directly with the complainant and notifying BBB, or
    2. 2. Providing BBB with a response that BBB determines:
      1. 1. is professional,
      2. 2. addresses all of the issues raised by the complainant,
      3. 3. includes appropriate evidence and documents supporting the business' position, and
      4. 4. explains why any relief sought by the complainant cannot or should not be granted.
  2. 2. Make a good faith effort to resolve disputes, which includes mediation if requested by BBB. Other dispute resolution options, including arbitration, may be recommended by BBB when other efforts to resolve a dispute have failed. BBB may consider a business' willingness to participate in recommended dispute resolution options in determining compliance with these standards.
  3. 3. Comply with any settlements, agreements or decisions reached as an outcome of a BBB dispute resolution process.
  4. 4. Cooperate with BBB in efforts to eliminate the underlying cause of patterns of customer complaints that are identified by BBB.
An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Respect Privacy
    Businesses conducting e-commerce agree to disclose on their Web site the following:
    1. 1. what information they collect,
    2. 2. with whom it is shared,
    3. 3. how it can be corrected,
    4. 4. how it is secured,
    5. 5. how policy changes will be communicated, and;
    6. 6. how to address concerns over misuse of personal data.
  2. 2. Secure Sensitive Data
    Businesses that collect sensitive data online (credit card, bank account numbers, Social Security number, salary or other personal financial information, medical history or records, etc.) will ensure that it is transmitted via secure means.Businesses will make best efforts to comply with industry standards for the protection and proper disposal of all sensitive data, both online and offline.
  3. 3. Honor Customer Preferences
    Businesses agree to respect customer preferences regarding contact by telephone, fax and e-mail, and agree to remedy the underlying cause of any failure to do so.
An accredited business or organization agrees to:
  1. 1. Avoid involvement, by the business or its principles, in activities that reflect unfavorably on, or otherwise adversely affect the public image of BBB or its accredited businesses.

BBB Accreditation Reviews

BBB routinely monitors its files on all Accredited Businesses to affirm that they continue to meet all BBB Accreditation Standards

BBB Accreditation Process

Not every business is eligible for BBB Accreditation. Businesses must meet, commit to and maintain the BBB Code of Business Practices (Accreditation Standards)  in order to be eligible for and maintain BBB Accreditation. The BBB Code of Business Practices represents sound advertising, selling and customer service practices that enhance customer trust and confidence in business. The Code is built on the BBB Standards for Trust, eight principles that summarize important elements of creating and maintaining trust in business.

In order to be eligible for Accreditation a business must complete an Accreditation application.

Upon receipt of a fully completed BBB Application for Accreditation, BBB staff:

  • Reviews the application
  • Researches the business
  • Verifies the information presented in the application
  • May request additional information
  • May request proof of specific information on the application
After the review and verification process, BBB will then evaluate if the business meets the BBB Code of Business Practices (Accreditation Standards)..

Once BBB has finished its evaluation, the application for BBB Accreditation is either approved or denied. If the applicant is found in compliance with the BBB Code of Business Practices it will be presented to the BBB Board of Directors, or a committee of that board, for final approval. If the application is denied, BBB will contact the applicant, indicating the BBB Standard(s) that were not met and any recourse available to the applicant.

P.C. Richard & Son Inc.

P.C. Richard & Son Inc.

BBB ACCREDITATION SINCE 02/01/1967

Customer Review Rating:

66%
32%

Composite Score: