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Woman's post praising zulily goes viral

Posted: 3:44 PM, Jan 13, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-13 20:48:55Z
When companies treat customers well, they often gain loyalty with those individuals. When companies act like a group of caring individuals rather than a faceless corporate entity, they can gain loyalty with people who may not had even heard of them before.
 
One such company, zulily, is gaining traction after a Facebook post about the company's surprising customer service was shared more than 28,000 times. 
 
Kelly Blue Kinkel shared her experience of trying to return an item to online retailer zulily. When a coat ended up being a different material than she had anticipated, the company immediately offered her a refund. Then, when she asked about shipping it back, she was told, "if you know someone who needs a winter coat or if you would like to donate it to a charity, that would make us very happy."
 
See the full post below.
 

I sincerely hope this post goes viral, because I just hung up from one of the best customer service experiences of my...

Posted by Kelly Blue Kinkel on  Monday, January 4, 2016

 

ABC Action News anchor Ashley Glass said she's had a similar experience with another retailer, Wayfair, that said she could donate some furniture that she wanted to return. 

 

A woman returns a coat to an online company, gets a full refund, and the company tells her to donate the coat to charity...

Posted by Ashley Glass - ABC Action News on  Wednesday, January 13, 2016