Consumer

BBB of MN & ND Releases Top Scams for Regional and National Consumers

In 2018 alone, more than 900 consumers filed reports in Minnesota and North Dakota on the BBB's Scam Tracker

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is shedding some light on 2018’s top 10 scams for both our area and the entire U.S. In 2018 alone, more than 900 consumers filed reports in Minnesota and North Dakota on the Better Business Bureau’s Scam Tracker. Nearly 20 percent of those scams included online purchases. “One of the big…

Amazon Criticized Over “Pro-Eating Disorder” Clothing

It is labeled under Amazon's novelty clothing section and considered to be "humorous apparel."

  NATIONAL — Amazon is coming under fire for their decision to sell what some people say encourages people to get an eating disorder. People say the clothing not only promotes a “Pro-Anorexic” or “Pro-Bulimic” attitude, but it could be damaging to those who are struggling with the diseases. One of the hoodies describes anorexia as “Like Bulimia, Except with…

Thinking Green: Bamboo

GREENWASHING HAPPENS EVERYWHERE. DON'T BE BAMBOO-ZLED; BUY THE BEST.

Bamboo is big. It’s in your sheets, your clothes, your kitchen items, even making up your kitchen counters — to say nothing of your cutting boards and let’s not forget growing in your garden. But when you go to buy, how can you be certain you’re buying something that’s truly green, as in, “good for the planet”? Danny Lipford shows…

Minnesota Based Company, MyPillow, Loses BBB Accreditation

The company has received an 'F' grade for its business practices

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is losing faith in Minnesota-based MyPillow. The BBB has lowered MyPillow’s rating to an “F”, based on a pattern of complaints from consumers. The BBB has attempted to persuade MyPillow to discontinue their “buy one get one free” and other discount offers without success. Advertising rules state the offers need to be…

Last Minute Holiday Rush Brings Crowds to Businesses Big and Small

Each year present procrastinators flood the isles to finish holiday shopping... this year is no exception to the rule.

FARGO, N.D. With only two days left until Christmas, you’d think most people would have their gifts all squared away. The crowds at businesses around town make it clear that’s not the case for every one. “Well you know we got most of our stuff but my son had a few last minute things we needed to get and of…