BrandsOnSale.com Complaints & Reviews

BrandsOnSale.comRefund promised, never given

I ordered a size 5 Ivy costume and received a size 0 initially. I asked to do a return so I could get the proper size. They charged my credit card a second time, and mailed me a new Ivy costume. When I received it, they had put the wrong costume in the Ivy packaging. I called in to do a return on that item as well, and sent them both back after getting my return number.

I called in after they had received the costumes, and was told it takes up to 10 days for my money to get back to me. I called 11 days later, and was told it takes an additional 10 days for the money to show up in my account. 11 days after THAT, I called back because I still hadn't gotten my money.

The rep I spoke to said she would e-mail her supervisor and that I would get my money by the end of the day. I did not. I called the next day and was told the same thing by a different rep. I asked to speak to a supervisor and was hung up on. I called back, and got in touch with a supervisor.

He told me he was looking at my order and was refunding the money as we spoke. He said his computer was being slow, and that he would call me back to let me know whether or not I could have a refund for my shipping costs as well.

27 days after I was promised the initial refund, and I have still gotten NOTHING.

BrandsOnSale.comBad service

I ordered a Halloween costume on Oct. 14 but had still not received by Oct. 26. Had to call THEM to find out they didn't have it in stock. Ordered another size which they said they had. Two days later still did not receive package and had to call THEM to find out they didn't have that in stock either. A huge waste of time and hassle. This company DOES NOT COMMUNICATE with the customer to let them know anything. Website is vague, too. Now we have no costume for Halloween as it is sold out everywhere.

BrandsOnSale.comBad Customer Service

I ordered a Halloween costume on Oct. 14 but had still not received by Oct. 26. Had to call THEM (hold 30 min) to find out they didn't have it in stock. Ordered another size which they said they had. Two days later still did not receive package and had to call THEM (hold 45 min) to find out they didn't have that in stock either. A huge waste of time and hassle. This company DOES NOT COMMUNICATE with the customer to let them know anything. Website is vague, too. Now we have no costume for Halloween as it is sold out everywhere.

BrandsOnSale.comFraud and cheating

I ordered a costume for my child for Halloween. When I opened the package I could tell immediately it was going to be too small. I ordered size 4-6 yrs. My daughter is 4 years old and wears a size 4. It looked like a size 2. I had her try it on anyway and it was indeed too small. I called to return the costume and was told I would be charged a 20% restocking fee. I asked to speak to a manager. After holding for more than 5 minutes I was told by the manager that they would absolutely not waive the "restocking" fee because it was a seasonal item. I told them that was ridiculous since it was being returned over a month before the holiday. I've ordered online many times and have never had an experience like this. Outrageous!

BrandsOnSale.comShoddy business practices

Avoid "BrandsonSale"! They are an online retailer who also sells on Ebay. I ordered a child's Princess Leia Halloween costume for my little girl and they sent me the wrong costume that was so huge it was big on me. After many attempts at contacting Brandsonsale and being on hold and never getting returned phone calls, I finally got ahold of a manager who said he "investigated" the matter and that I must be wrong. What an incredibly insulting response! I asked to speak to HIS supervisor and then he offered for me to have to buy a NEW costume, ship the old one back, and pay for new shipping for the new item, and then they'd see. Like I would risk giving them another dime! And pay shipping 3 times for their mistake!! I was insulted and aggravated and so mad I will never use them again. I will buy a correct costume from someone else, out of principal. I wished I'd researched their reputation before ordering -- seems like plenty of others have had the same experience with their shoddy business practices.

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    Christine P. Sep 04, 2008
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    a verified customer
    Verified customer

    We ordered a green army man costume to go along with a Toy Story theme for
    Halloween. Brandonsale.com advertised it as a Toy Story Green Army man costume.
    When we got it, it didn't look much like the photo. The color of the helmet, boot
    covers, and jumpsuit were all different. The helmet was small. The jumpsuit
    opening was too small and it was more of a camoflage. The boot covers were floppy
    and didn't look much like a toy army man base. But since their website states that
    photos do not always match due to changes in manufacturing, they still insist on
    charging a 20% restocking fee. That is a ridiculous restocking fee. Since the
    product photo did not match the item and it is not a Toy Story/Pixar/Disney
    sanctioned costume it shouldn't be advertised as such.

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BrandsOnSale.comCustomer service people are idiots!

I ordered a tool belt and gardening gloves for my son from Brandsonsale.com. When the order arrived I received a train engineer costume and train engineer gloves. I immediately called Brandsonsale.com to tell them of the error. It was a Friday night and I feel like I spent the entire night explaining to these people what happened. They called back that night because they had "one more question". I returned their call but never got a response. So, Monday morning I called them again to get a special number to return these items. I was told I was expected to pay the shipping fees and I would be reimbursed. Also, the items I had originally ordered would not be sent to me until the WRONG ITEMS were returned. At this point I felt like I was the one who was at fault and had to remind them that THEY sent the wrong items. They could care less and told me that was their policy. So, I sent the items back (at my expense). The items were received at Brandsonsale.com on October 10, 2006. It is now the evening of October 17, 2006 and it has still not been credited to my account. Talk about great customer service. They claim to care about their customers and know that customers have a right to choose who they do business with. I recommend everyone to stay away from them. I did nothing wrong but have now been charged over $80 for two items which cost around $40. Plus, I have a feeling I will have to be the one to remind them to credit my account. The customer service people are not only idiots, they're rude people who don't understand how important it is to treat the customer with respect. Again, Brandsonsale.com. Not a good choice, and not really great prices either.

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    Scott Frazier Feb 14, 2007
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    a verified customer
    Verified customer

    Brandsonsale staff are ignorant idiots. I just had the worst experience. When I asked to speak to his manager he said I'm sure you would and then laughed for 15 seconds in this weird possessed laugh. He was rude, immature, and they did not resolve and have no intention of resolving their mistake. I have filed a report with the BBB and I suggest that everyone does the same. They need to be put out of business.

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    Dan Oct 29, 2008
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    a verified customer
    Verified customer

    I also just had the worst experience ever. I was on hold for 2 hours with the bad Customer service team. They sold me kids shoes that were too small for my child when on the site it said fits all children and my daughter is 3 and i doubt if she was 2 they would fit. They said that it was during a black out return date and to make sure to check sizes. well the size said it would fit so they false advertised, lied to me and stole my money and will not let me exchange.


    PLEASE TURN AWAY IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT USING THIS SITE

    as the other comment said i am also filing a BBB claim.

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