Replacements, Ltd. honored with prestigious international award for marketplace ethics
GREENSBORO, N.C., September 25, 2006 – The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) recently selected Replacements, Ltd. as an honorable mention recipient for the 2006 Better Business Bureau International Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics.
This award recognizes North American companies that demonstrate integrity, reliability and are dedicated to upholding high ethical standards. The Council evaluated applicants based on criteria including practices in the marketplace; behavior toward customers, employees, suppliers and communities in which they do business; and training and communications programs to help employees carry out established ethical policies.
More than 1,000 businesses across the United States, Canada and Mexico applied for this honor at the local level, with selected applicants being nominated for entry at the international level. Replacements, Ltd. was one of nine companies honored recently at the 2006 BBB International Torch Award ceremony in Vancouver, British Columbia.
For more information on the 2006 BBB International Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, visit the Better Business Bureau’s web site ( www.bbb.org).
About Replacements, Ltd.
Founded by Bob Page in 1981, Replacements, Ltd. carries the world’s largest selection of old and new china, crystal, silver, and collectibles. Their 425,000 square foot facilities house an inventory of over 250,000 patterns. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, Replacements, Ltd. serves more than seven million customers worldwide.
About the Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system (www.bbb.org) is dedicated to fostering fair and honest relationships between businesses and consumers, instilling consumer confidence and contributing to an ethical business environment, in both the traditional and online marketplaces. The first BBB was founded in 1912, and the network of BBBs and the Council of Better Business Bureaus have grown to become the most recognized advocate for promoting ethical business and
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