DIRECTBUY OF MINNEAPOLIS

Founded 1971 • With Angi since October 2006

3.0

(6) Verified Reviews

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DBA DDF, INC. U.C.C. TOTALHOME OF MINNEAPOLIS UNITED CONSUMERS CLUB ADDITIONAL PHONE NUMBERS: 9528350790 & 952832101. ADDITIONAL ADDRESS: 8450 BROADWAY AVE MERRILLVILLE, IN 46410-6221 ...

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1.0

01/30/2010

To sell this service they use a combination of many pyschology techniques that prey on minor flaws of the human mind that we all have. Google "Munger human misjudgement" a great quick read! I also read MANY online reviews. The themes are all the same - enormous fee to join, enormous promises by DirectBuy followed by enoromous disappointment. Hidden additional fees, inconvenience, poor service, hig...

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None I listened to the super arm twisting sales presentation and as fortunate enough to see that it is mostly a sham. I did not sign up. I understand the they have now raise the joining fee to $8,000! Run, don't walk, from this business model.

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2.0

10/30/2008

The pressure to join at the info. session was too much, but we did because we had just bought our first home and we planned many purchases. We paid about $3,000. We have recouped the cost of our membership in four years, but not without a lot of trials and stress. I have never felt that we made a great choice. The up side is that we have saved considerable on high end upholstered furniture. The do...

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Direct Buy is a buying agent that takes consumer orders for items at wholesale prices. I joined the group and have purchased furniture and tile from them on six occasions.

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4.0

08/08/2008

OK. I'm not sure it was the best investment. It depends on how much I use the service. I have had second thoughts, but am planning significant remodeling over the next 10 years, so I'm cautiously optimistic.

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Bought membership to be able to purchase other items at a lower price.

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1.0

04/18/2008

From the get go it appears to be a bit of a scam. You are lulled into believing that you can purchase the exact same products that you can from most any manufacturer for far less money by belonging to the club. It is very difficult to believe and you are not allowed to test their claims by actually looking at their catalogs or even comparison shopping before joining. You either join then and there...

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My wife and I went to the Direct Buy Informational Meeting to check out the program.

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5.0

07/12/2007

Excellent. The staff was very helpful with all of their work.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Packaged cabinets that were of very high quality and they were installed on time. The price was much less than any competitor.

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Services Offered

MEMBERS BUY FROM OVER 800 NAME BRAND MANUFACTURES & THEIR AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTORS AT COST.

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