Better Business Bureau: Tips for the state fair

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With summer in decline and return to school announcements in the wind, and this means that the roar of the State Fair of Minnesota early in life. In addition to providing delicious food and cooking trends, and also show a great opportunity for companies to showcase their products and ideas to a curious public.

While it is easy to get caught in the bustle and excitement always offers the State Fair, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) ​​reminds consumers to stay on the ground.

“We hope the Minnesota State Fair as much as anyone,” said Dana Badgerow and CEO of accreditation of Minnesota and North Dakota president company. “Although it is almost a world unto itself

, and we’re reminding consumers to the rules they use in their daily life on a day to day lives have yet to apply.”

BBB offers the following tips for consumers who plan to attend the event this year:

• Conduct your own research. Reviews accreditation has been optimized business smartphones. You can find free companies, or by calling 800-646-6222.

• Before making a purchase, and get a refund and exchange policies of the company in writing. Also, you should get the actual location of the company and phone number in case you need to return or exchange an item after the event.

• As with any purchase, do some comparison shopping, but remember that the least expensive item is not always the best value.

• no pressure to buy. After the demonstration or sales pitch, and give yourself some time to think about the procurement process. This will help you decide whether this issue is necessary and good business.

• ask the seller if the price will be honored State Fair aftermarket. If so, you do not feel pressured to buy the item immediately.

Accreditation will again be one of the exhibitors at the Minnesota State Fair, with a stand at the Education Building where educational materials are delivered and encourage students to scholarships integrity. This year, the state fair runs Aug. 27 – Sept. 7.