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Better Business Bureau Study Shines Light on Prevalence of Counterfeit Products in Online Retail

BBB Serving Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT - An in-depth investigative study by Better Business Bureau (BBB) finds that fraudulent consumer goods are ubiquitous, difficult to tell apart from the legitimate products they are counterfeiting, and stem from a large network of organized criminals and credit card processing mechanisms that are willing to support them.

By The Council of Better Business Bureaus on 05/14/2019

BBB Offers Tips for Mother's and Father's Day Shopping

Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12th, and Father’s Day will be quickly approaching a month after on Sunday, June 16th. Last-minute shoppers will be looking for deals on gifts within the next few weeks, and Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT (BBB) has the tips you need for finding a perfect gift for mom and dad.

By Shannon Boyle on 05/06/2019

6 Steps to Stop Porch Pirates this Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full swing and online shoppers need to be on alert for ‘porch pirates’ - people stealing packages from unsuspecting homeowners. In a recent study, nearly 26 million Americans reported holiday packages being stolen from their front porch or doorstep.

By Shannon Boyle on 11/30/2018

BBB Tip: Black Friday

The day after Thanksgiving was originally dubbed “Black Friday” as a negative due to traffic, crowds and hostile behavior. It’s now a positive for many people who get excited for the lines, the crowds, and especially the deals. Now it’s the single busiest shopping day of the year! American consumers plan to spend an average $935.58 during the holiday shopping season this year, according to National Retail Federation’s survey conducted by Prosper Insights.

By The Council of Better Business Bureaus on 11/20/2018

Don't Get Blindsided by This Season's Football Scams: Check Out These Tips

The first New England Patriots game is just a week away! They will be playing their first preseason game at Gillette, in Foxboro, MA against the Washington Redskins on Thursday, August 9th at 7:30pm.  

By Shannon Boyle on 08/03/2018

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