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Rural King - Waiting on a corporate refund check

Two months ago we returned some items to your spring hill Florida store and we were given gift cards. We went into the store and spent well over $100 and tried to use them and they had a $0 balance. We were told we would have to wait for a corporate check. It has now been over a month, I have not received the two checks we were told would be issued or a call back. You have now taken money from my family and I am looking to contact the BBB as well as my attorney in this matter. I would like a call back from someone as soon as this is received. Thank you 727-692-8678
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Anonymous
#1171243

Same here! No check and it's been over a month! Called corporate MANY times.

Anonymous
#889406

Why don't you call corporate instead of a third party website? Rural King execs do not look at this site because it's not directly associated with the stores.

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#517508 Review #517508 is a subjective opinion of poster.
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$260

Rural King - Review about Vehicle Batteries Purchase

I don't recommend buying the vehicle batteries. I got because they were cheap the two of them have gone back within a year, the original and the replacement, and now they want me to come up with paperwork for them. I'll spend more money on gas driving back and forth than the batteries Is worth!
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#516855 Review #516855 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Alief, Texas

Rural King - Management belittles employees in front of customers..so wrong!

Circleville management needs looked into in the Circleville, Ohio store, my daughter works there and I have seen alot. The managers belittle employees right in front of customers, and the favortism, I have never in my life seen so much favortism in a store before. If a manager does not like you, they will make it a living *** for you until you quit, they tried this with my daughter but she has been there from day 1that they moved into Circleville, she worked for the company in the same building before Rural King even exsisted in circleville. The working conditions are just horrible in this store. Not to mention it is 90-100 degrees in there. Please get more professionl and respectful managers for the Circleville, Ohio store!
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Anonymous
#879037

I have worked for Rural King for two years now and believe me this is not an isolated accurance. I have witnessed this at my own store on several occasions and agree it is very unproffesional and basically rude and childish behavior ; that pretty much describes R.K.

management. The working condition (temp) aren't any better either.

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#515282 Review #515282 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Circleville, Ohio
Service
Rural King Manager
I have shopped at the Paris, IL and Terre Haute Rural Kings stores since 1985. We own about 500 acres of farmland around Clinton,IN. Since the beginning of March 2014 both of these stores are dumps. They are messy and the store managers are unavailable to customers. My...
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Anonymous
#1832666

I Agree with - Rural King Sucks.....for Service

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#515222 Review #515222 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Middletown, New York

Employee of Rural King

As an employee of this "company" I would say there are many incidents which make me wonder why I work for them, but maybe its only because they are close to home. They have slung me around, talked down on me and have been down right rude (managers, and hr manager). When storms are coming, (tornado warning) they stay open and put lives in danger. The lights will go out, and we will continue being open. The holidays like July 4th, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, we STAY open. This "company" would rather waste the money to keep the doors open on days like this when we get no customers, then close the store for one day. For me, I would like to spend this holidays with loved ones. A recent event that has really set me off, its payroll. I expect my paycheck to be here when it is supposed to be. I have bills to pay, and they automatically get withdrawn on the day after I get paid. This isn't a big deal until I don't have enough money in my account to cover the fees. This Rural King is UNSATISFACTORY.
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#513296 Review #513296 is a subjective opinion of poster.
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Rural King Manager
Rural King - Dog Crate Review from Evansville, Indiana
I purchased a large dog crate from rural king Sunday July 6th around 4pm from the rural king on st. Joe Evansville Indiana . We bought it for a pit bull and when we put her in it to run to the gas station a 5 minute trip . The dog had bent the frame and had lodged her...
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#1071726

A PIT BULL...a *** and jaws of "steel"

No cage like that will ever hold up to a pit bull of any size .

They are powerful bitting dogs....they are capabe of destroying any type of cage that fits in your home.

Your only option is a steel outdoor cage.

Some of those can be destroyed too.

No chain can hold them in a yard if they want loose.

Good Luck.

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#508503 Review #508503 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Evansville, Indiana

Rural King - Bad service

over the last week I have tried ordering a lawn mower belt from your Litchfield il.store I have called at least 20 times in which I have been put on hold approxamatly 15 of those calls for over 15 minutes at a time .I have hung up and called back and again been put on hold for a very long time the couple times I have got through I have been greeted by a man that I cannot understand and who has no idea how to take down a part number that I already have for the parts department to order for my mower I asked if I can talk to someone else and he says yes and proceedes to put me on hold again where I remain on the line for an excessive amount of time with no response from anyone in your store I am very upset because I visit rural king a few times a week but with this service I have been forced to order my belt from another parts store thank u
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Anonymous
#908290

then get off your lazy *** and go to rural king instead of calling 20 times and expecting a different result ***

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#507047 Review #507047 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Litchfield, Illinois
Loss
$30

Animal Sale Review

This is regarding Mike and Rural King supporting the sale of any animal in your store. This story was so disturbing!
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#506652 Review #506652 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Mulberry, Indiana

Rural King - Manager Review from Leeds, England

The Carbondale Illinois store is selling sick and dying baby rabbits and the manager refuses to acknowledge complaints from customers or provide proper care for the animals. This is animal cruelty and the store should be prosecuted for allowing this to happen. What an awful place this is.
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#1027981

I was at rural king in Henderson, Ky tonight & noticed the baby rabbits were trying to get water from an empty bottle. I asked an employee of he could get them sone & he told me very quick that he doesn't take care of them & doesn't know who does.

I decided to fill them myself in their restroom as I've done many times for the baby chicks & ducks. Another worker was coming down the isle by the rabbit cages & I asked her if she takes care of them. She told me no but said she might be able to help me. I told her that I only wanted to get them some water & she said "ok" and walked away.

I asked her if she was going to get them some & she "sure" but kept walking. I've bee. Through this before with the lazy carefree employees that dont water the animals they sell. She never gave them any water while I was there.

I only shop there for chicken feed & food for wildlife but I hate going in that place! Why don't they just stop selling live animals?

They can't make much profit considering how many die. It's just cruel & sickening!

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#506557 Review #506557 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Leeds, England
Service
Rural King Manager
I bought 10 fruit trees in April of 2013; by April 2014 7 were dead. When I asked for money back or a store credit I was told their policy was exchanges only. They procure their fruit trees from Tennessee and I knew the southern states had had a particularly severe...
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#506247 Review #506247 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Terre Haute, Indiana
Loss
$250

Rural King Manager Review

On June 30 I was in the Carbondale Illinois location. I saw that two bunnies were in severe distress. They had severe abdominal bloating, mucous nasal and rectal discharge, and could not stand. An employee passed and asked if I needed help. I told him that two bunnies were sick. His response "oh yeah" and he didn't break a stride, and kept walking. Imagine my horror when I learned this rude employee was MIKE the MANAGER. Wow. Bad example to teach the young store employees. I talked to an employee that told me Mike did not care about the animals or anything else for that matter except the almighty dollar. I left and returned to the store and purchased the two bunnies. during treatment the sickest bunny died screaming in agonizing abdominal pain WITHIN 2 HOURS of purchase. In case Rural King is unaware, there are animal welfare laws for animals including those for agricultural purposes. I have had multiple problems regarding Rural King and their inhumane treatment of animals. This time however I decided to file a formal complaint with the Illinois Department of Agriculture. I am and have been a licensed veterinarian for 21 years. The shelters are overrun with rabbits. Rural King has no business selling live animals in this day and age only to suffer a cruel fate. Shame on you Rural King! And SHAME on MIKE the CARBONDALE ILLINOIS rural king manager. Disgusting!
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#505175 Review #505175 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Torrance, California
Service
Rural King Manager

Lawn Mower Battery Review

Sent rebates in on lawn mower battery mailed May 5 2014 one to David Bryant. 232 walnut grove rd Milan tn 38358 the other Faye B Reid po box 210845 Nashville tn 37221 they were for. $5
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#504279 Review #504279 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Beaumont, Texas

Rural King - Shame on you Royal King for poor management and poorly trained employees!

Just returned from a wasted trip! I called ahead to check if the product I needed was available. After being put on hold and hung up on twice, by the same woman, on my third call I was told by her that they did have the product I wanted. I asked the price, where is was located and specifics I desired, which she shot off readily with answers to. So, I drove there... I witnessed about six employees standing around talking to each other not caring about greeting or asking if I needed help. When I asked for help getting the product (which I knew was quite heavy) no one knew what I was talking about (never heard of the product), each blamed another for taking the phone call. The manager, "James" did not care to help find the product and the one helpful employee who walked the bulk of store trying to help me had no luck finding it. The manager still did not care to help his employee or to check his inventory system when I asked him to. He stated that it was "not usually right anyway" telling "Adam" he just needed to "look closer to find it" and "it may be sold out". The one helpful employee "Adam" should move on to a better job where his belief in good customer service aligns well with the vision/mission of the company he is with-"James" the manager should learn how to treat customers before he should BE a manager. Shame on you Royal King for poor management and poorly trained employees!
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#499377 Review #499377 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Circleville, Ohio

Rural King - Manager Review from Williamsport, Ohio

Circleville oh is horrible with customer service. I used to buy bedding there 3bags every two weeks. They started running out and I would have to run out of town for that bedding. I finally after waiting for manager to come discuss why, she had no answer. They quit selling this bedding after our talk. Not sure why! I have never once been asked in this store if I need assistance. And I always have to go find someone. And then they have to go ask someone else. Its just nonsense.
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#497830 Review #497830 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Williamsport, Ohio
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Rural King Manager
Monticello, IN Rural King supposed to order 5 shirts for me. But every time I call to see if the order is in.............I'm informed that the merchandise is still on back-order. That I will be informed once the merchandise is in. What a load of bull- *** ! Do not...
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Anonymous
#836964

You can buy those same Duck Dynasty shirts at goodwill. Relax.

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#495815 Review #495815 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Chicago, Illinois