- Report: #408137
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Complaint Review: Rodale Publishing Rodale Inc. Rodale Books and Men's Health
Rodale Publishing Rodale Inc. Rodale Books and Men's Health33 East Minor Street Emmaus, Pennsylvania U.S.A.
Rodale Publishing Rodale Inc. Rodale Books and Men's Health Send Unsolicited Books, history of poor business practices Emmaus Pennsylvania
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Further investigation yields a class action lawsuit filed in PA alleging similar business practices dating back years.
According to the suit: "Rodale used a ''negative option marketing scheme,'' treating customers as if they've ordered the books unless they've taken steps to return them or taken steps to stop the books from coming, according to one of the attorneys involved in the case.
The case alleges that Rodale violated the federal Postal Reorganization Act, which provides conditions for sending unsolicited merchandise to consumers."
Further investigation yields many instances of similar business practices.
-Class Action Lawsuit in PA related to same business practices
-Similar reports on Ripoff Report
-BBB report indicating non-accreditation and a C- rating
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/05/2009 11:07 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Rodale-Publishing-Rodale-Inc-Rodale-Books-and-Mens-Health/Emmaus-Pennsylvania-18098/Rodale-Publishing-Rodale-Inc-Rodale-Books-and-Mens-Health-Send-Unsolicited-Books-histor-408137. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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