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I ordered my son's pants online. Money was taken right away. Never received a confirmation number. Called 4 times. On hold for over 30 min. Could not find my order or email. The call center is overseas. 4 weeks later got clothes but the wrong color and size. I will just give to goodwill. I am not go through the trouble of taking back and dealing with this company anymore. By the way I live 2 hrs from a store that’s why I ordered online. I will never order again from this company! Do not buy from this company. They will lie and steal your money! They need to be shut down.
So I purchased school uniforms online for the upcoming 2018 school year. Package was a UPS SurePost meaning Package was transferred via USPS? Why? When tracking shows the package got to the UPS location near my home? With no Insurance USPS marked the package as delivered in mailbox. Its was 6 items. My mailbox can’t hold that quantity of pants even if they are nicely folded, or rolled up.
USPS has a 1 hr hold time and The Children's Place customer service reps will pick up the phone, not say a word and shortly after I get a survey asking for my experience with the rep. I select 0 for worst (and you would think they could redirect me with customer care experts. HAHAHA. No!!!). The automatic voice states "THANK YOU, GOODBYE". What a joke. Tomorrow school starts. I placed my order 2 weeks ago!!! Now I’m in a battle to prove I did not receive my items. I hope whoever did receive it has kids that need it more than mine otherwise they will be upset to know its was a bunch of school clothes. God bless.
Ordered my kids school clothes two separate days!! Came back and forced a charge on my card to cause my account to overdraft!! Spent almost 4 hours on the phone to be told to send my bank statement because my first order was shipped but never charged!! How? Nothing ships without payment!! I have a receipt. Idiots!! Then customer service is very Rude!! Will never shop with you again ever! You all have security breaches!! Like I received an order that was not paid for when my account shows settled! They forced the charge through!!!
I purchased online school clothes July 27, 2018. Received an email saying they shipped and should arrive August 4, 2018. Closely watching tracking. I see it change to delivered on doorstep. I immediately called Children's Place to see what was on their end. 45 min wait to get someone, she was quick to say, "Sorry, can I get the order number", sure. Give it and boom. They had my form of payment, etc. She verified I Paid with PayPal. "Okay you will receive a refund." I thought it was weird because no questions asked, refund just like that. No confirmation email.
I hurried to log into my PayPal to find out they had already put a transaction thru and it's pending my bank. I dealt with this for 4 and a half hours Saturday. I didn't even know if I was going to get the clothes or if the whole site has been compromised. The clothes oddly showed up Saturday afternoon with a totally different tracking number!! I got scammed and they got my info from Children's Place!!! Total security breach!!!
BEWARE!!! Today, August 1, 2018, I was on the TCP website trying to place an order, but I could not check out, and it appeared that their website crashed. Too many people on at one time. I called technical support at 1 (866) 524-4531, and I get a prompt to dial 1 for service, so I did. A rep got on the phone. I explained to her the problem. She said for my inconvenience they will be sending me out a $100 voucher. All they needed was my name, address, and the number of my credit card.
I asked why would they did my credit card number to send me out a free voucher against my better judgement I did, but quickly realize this was a scam and they were playing like they were the Children's Place technical support. I called my bank immediately to close out my card and to issue you me a new one. They already within minutes did a test run by taking our $2.99 and refunding it. They have Mexicans names and accents. Do not call this number. It is not affiliated with TCP. TCP needs to update their technical support number ASAP!!
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Shopped online at Children's Place. Woke up to massive fraudulent transactions on my bank account. They have a massive cybersecurity issue. Many people are reporting the same problem. I did not shop anywhere else and didn't even leave my house. This is a big company and there is no excuse for the lack of their cybersecurity. Especially when reports were coming in days before I shopped with them. Their customer service agent says there is no protocol for this type of issue, just to report it to corporate. That is a shame!
I have a pretty good limit however my available says $0.00. I just realized that my June payment never went through which hurt in the long run and I was a day late this time around. All my other payments have been on time. This is one of my favorite stores to shop at for my child and other family members. But the ridiculous amount of charge for a late payment. (The highest I ever seen). Never saw a $25 dollar late fee in my life plus now I will be getting another one because I lost track of a day.
Shame on you Children's Place! I placed an order on 5/28 and the order shipped on 5/30. I saw the authorization come out of my account and thought everything was fine. 2 days ago I get a call from the bank suspecting fraudulent activity on my account. They ask have I shopped at The Children's place in the last week and I told them no! The bank placed a block on my card and I had to pay $35 for a new card to be expedited to me. I began to search my email to see when was the last time I shopped at Children's Place and found the transaction from 5/28. I think no way they've charged me twice! I call the bank back and they tell me they saw the authorization on 5/28 but the final charge didn't come through.
I called Children's Place to be told, “I'm sorry we had a problem with our system on 5/28 and was just now able to process the charge.” Almost 30 days later!!! You've got to be kidding me! I completely understand having a glitch and things happening but how about a heads up before you go into someone's account almost 30 days later. You could have sent an email, a letter in the mail, or even a phone call. Especially seeing as I'm not the only person but all transactions from 5/28. I will never shop with The Children's Place again! Buyer beware! You give your card information and they will take funds at will and you would never know! I'm definitely contact the BBB and anyone else willing to listen!
I have been an avid fan of The Children's Place since the store opened years ago. I have their credit card and 6 grandchildren. I bought bags of summer clothing. One skirt I bought in multiple colors all size 14. The black skirt however is about a size 4. The label in the skirt stamped by the maker says size 14. This is clearly wrong and if you hold this skirt up to any of the other size 14 same style you can see it's 1/2 the size. Well I have my receipt, my CC, the original bag but the ticket was in my hand as we detached it from the skirt thinking it's a size 14.
Amber the Assistant Manager on duty 5/28 stood there stone faced and said "this is not the tag from the skirt". She never looked down at the tag. I then got the size 14 black skirt from a rack to show her it's a manufacturer's defect labeling it the wrong size. She stated "that's a different skirt". It was not. She never looked at the two skirts. She stood there stone faced reciting me the tag not on the skirt. As an assistant manager I would expect she would know what a manufacturer's defect was and she surely would have treated me nicer. She had no customer service skills, she didn't try to solve the problem. She stood there like I am the boss! She was awful.
I then asked to be direct to the District Manager so Amber handed me the customer service card kept on top of the computer (maybe they use a lot of these). I called customer service and I am now awaiting to hear from a manager. I would hate to stop shopping at this store as I love the items and price. The Children's Place should hold a customer service seminar because this woman was way out of line. She had no customer service at all. I will write back once I hear from the corporate office.
The clothes are cute and well made. I feel I get deceived because when I order online it says that I am buying at a sale price, however when you go to check out the prices change to the full price. I thought this may have been a one time thing, so did not order from them for several months. I got an email for a really good sale going on. I ordered and sure enough when I checked out I ended up paying full price. I feel like a fool for trying them out again.
Awesome place to shop for children and the prices bar none cannot be beat! Easy site to shop from. We get so excited that occasionally we have two of an item we want one of and sometimes don't catch it hence have discovered returns are easy-peasy as well.
Do not waste your hard earned money at The Children’s Place!! Not only did I lose the items at sale price, they’ve yet to refund me. I’ve been on hold 20 minutes to speak with a supervisor. I was told a week and some change ago my money would be on my card today, I call back and they said they’ve yet to process my refund!! Now I must wait an ADDITIONAL 3-5 business days that I’ve ALREADY waited for my refunded. When I called and asked to speak with a supervisor they was completely ignorant and said there’s nothing they can do and that’s “just the way this works to just deal with it and wait”!
I asked if I could be reimbursed with a gift card or something and she said the only thing she could do is give me place points which would expire within 48 hours and would only be equivalent to $10 off of my order which mind you I can find the same “coupon” on any website like “retail me not" or Groupon. Don’t bother wasting your time with these people. All scam artists. They don’t even attempt to make things right with the customer. All the people on customer care barely speak English and make it seem like you're the one that’s being a nuisance. They have stolen $42 from me!!!
Generally speaking, I love Children's Place. Their clothes are trendy and affordable. I love the Place Cash. However, I went to return some items today and the employees told me I could not because I did not have a receipt and the items were not in stock at the store. I would have gladly taken a gift receipt and spent the money in the store. I asked the girl if she would be able to order a different size for me online, and she said they did not have that option.
I cannot support a store that will not take back its own merchandise. There are many, many other places to shop with equally good clothing and pricing that have favorable return policies. Kids grow fast after all! I will no longer give or accept gifts from here, as I would hate for myself or others to be out of money. I've already shared with family and friends to be aware of this. Unfortunately, one small detail has ruined my opinion of a brand I once loved.
Spent over $300 and received $110 in Place Cash Rewards. First off it’s a joke. You have to spend $20 to use $10 worth of your reward. Then why did I shop the first time and earn the cash?! So annoying. Kohl’s Cash is amazing. I earned it, I should spend it without having to pay more out of my pocket. Anyway, online it says that you can use up to $200 of this Place Cash per order. When I tried doing that, it wouldn’t accept more than $60. Somehow my order was processed even though I didn’t place it and when I called to get it cancelled the rude lady on the phone told me I could cancel however I wouldn’t get the $60 reward back?! Um what? Now I have to go to the store and return half of my order so you can use the other portion of my Joke of a reward. Steer clear of The Children’s Place. They suck.
I started my stage at one of your stores at Angrignon mall at La Salle. I passed by the most stressful working condition with your supervisor. And now she is refusing to give me my attendance sheet after working for 54 hours. Please try to solve. Otherwise I will transfer my complain to (Normes du Travail).
I had trouble creating an account for My Place Rewards. Then, it took me almost forty minutes because I kept getting an error message saying that the password was wrong but then I couldn't reset it for some reason either. I couldn't create a new one because my email was in use. So, I just gave up. About two months later, my personal mobile device logged me into SOMEBODY ELSE'S!!! I only notice this because the My Place Rewards amount that I accumulated was different. It is the worst website ever!
"We apologize for all the inconvenience. A new Gift Card was requested on 02/27/2018. Please allow 4-6 weeks from this date to receive the new Gift Card via mail." This is the response I get when my order was CANCELLED with no contact to me about it - when I realized it never came in the mail - they tell me it was cancelled. I have to tell them to issue me a new gift card. It has been 4-6 weeks (which is ridiculous by the way) and still no gift card. NOTHING!!! I am not able to contact anyone about this - they keep sending me emails tell me to wait 4-6 weeks and not reply. I am disgusted by this customer service! No wonder everyone orders from Amazon! I ordered in January 2018 - it is now practically April!!! My child has grown 4 sizes!!! I am extremely upset they have not tried to make it right with me at all. Wasted time!
I purchased clothes for my boys around December. When I placed the order the screen said the order was not able to be processed at this time. So I tried again, second time it went through. TCP billed me twice and shipped two orders, I did not realize it until after the orders both showed up at my home. I have 4 kids and work 2 jobs as well as my husband works full time as a professional firefighter with long hours. We are super busy. I thought he returned it. He thought I returned it (to the TCP store in town), but I found it last week in the garage all boxed up still. It was after the 45 days return limit. Even though they are the ones who made the error of billing me twice, they refused to even make an exception and let me return the items for store credit. The receipt also came so faded from low ink, it was nearly unreadable. Many of it you could not read at all. Seriously disappointed.
I placed an order last Friday with the sole purpose of purchasing one item my baby girl really loved. In the process of placing the order I decided to go ahead and order a few more items. Just today I received an email that two items from my order were removed and canceled. Guess what was included in those 2 removed items?? THE ONE ITEM WHICH WAS THE ONLY REASON WHY PLACED THE ORDER TO BEGIN WITH!!! I immediately called the customer service hotline and as anyone could expect, they were of no help and simply apologized for the inconvenience. Well they definitely lost a loyal consumer today. I will never spend a dime at this store again!
I made a purchase on 4 Mar 2018 using my credit card for a family reunion photos. Not even 2 days later my wallet was stolen so I reported it and canceled all my debit and credit card. The banks issued me new cards with new account numbers. On 10 March 2018, I went back to the exact store I made my original purchase from to return the outfits that didn’t fit my son. They would only give me store credit even though I had my receipt and the tags were still on the clothes because I didn’t have my original credit card. I can’t help that my wallet was stolen and new account numbers were issued.
I ask if they spoke to my bank and the bank gave verbal approval, can they manually take care of it. The bank can also validate that my card was stolen. The smug manager said, "No...in store credit only." So when I ask for the corporate office number to call, the store manager and cashier were complete **. Highly unprofessional. I called the corporate office but they were closed so I spoke to customer service. Again the staff were not helpful. How is it other companies as long as you have the receipt it can be credited back on your account without swiping your card again but this store can’t or more like it won’t. Do not recommend anyone to shop there.
I have no children and have never been to a The Children's Place nor their website. But today I have a charge pending for $93.90. I do not know who got my card information but I did report it to my card company to stop the payment.
I recently purchased around $6 items from Children's Place with my own credit card. Children's Place ignored my own credit card and charged on my Children's Place card because I have one. But I didn't notice that from email confirmation. Actually it is hard to figure it out. Then after 2 month, it received a mail with 4x charge of late fee. What a way to make money on customers! So for anyone applying Children's Place credit card you should pay attention on this kind of issue.
I recently placed two orders online at The Children's Place. One order was shipped and received, while my second order has yet been delivered. I contacted customer service 3x, yet the options provided to me include waiting an additional 4 days for a research request to be completed or wait until officially 10 days on which the order shipped to cancel to receive a refund. The issue at hand is waiting. I've already paid for my items, I haven't received the items, but I am advised to wait longer for resolution. This is not acceptable! It is not my duty as a consumer to sit on the phone back and forth between the shipper and delivery company to track my delayed order. I should have been provided the same items on a different order with express delivery options to reduce wait time and resolve my delayed order experience. Neither The representatives nor the supervisor I spoke with showed empathy or concern regarding my issue as the customer.
I recently started shopping at Children's Place November 2017. First time purchased a pair of shoes in store, which was good. I signed up for rewards etc that day. December 2017 I made my 1st online purchase. I was sent an email b/c a pair of pants were not available. Once my order arrived, I was missing a pair of jeans, I called and I was issued a refund. Repurchased jeans in store. 2nd online order was placed on 1/11/18. Today is 1/26/18 and I haven't received my order. I called 3x about my order. The first 2x I called they said it takes 10 business days. I told them if it's not here by Friday (1/26/18) then I want my money back.
I was told I could have the items adjusted b/c I used place cash. Then they say you can order the items at regular price and we can adjust the price in 3 business days. Hell no! They gave me a 30% off coupon and 200 points (points can't be used until 2/2018). So I reordered my items with my coupon. 6 of my 8 items gave me the option to be picked up at my local CP store which I chose to do. 3 hours later I get a email saying your order is ready for pick up. 3 items were ready for pick up, and 3 items were no longer available. Really Children's Place!!! You couldn't tell me that before I placed my order again. I will NOT spend another dime here. I will keep going to Old Navy, JCPenney, Carters, OshKosh, Kohls, Target, and Walmart for my child's clothes.
Their customer service sucks!!! They lie and try to make it seem like you did something wrong. I was told 4 different things in my situation. Unprofessional. Also there was something that they did not tell and I found out after the fact. Bad service.
It's after the holidays, we received gifts of 2 items we DID NOT like for Christmas. We didn't have a gift receipt (never was given one), but simply wanted to exchange for another item. The staff was very unhelpful and did not care at all! (Store in Murray, Utah) and The Children's Place policy for exchanges without a receipt is stupid! Why the hell can I not exchange for any item in the store that I would like? I could have at ANY other store mind you, but I could only exchange for the same item just different size/color. '
I DID NOT like the items given to me as a gift for my son. So I still have items I DO NOT want, because the policy is a joke. I could have gone anywhere else and could have done an exchange no questions asked for any item I wanted. Not for a different size or color. Change the policy! Especially around the freaking holidays! It's ridiculous. Makes absolutely no sense why I could not have exchanged the items for any other items in the store.
I had visited the children’s place in Mount Hope, WV at the Crossroads Mall Dec 21st with both of my small children. My son had picked up a dirty opened sucker (lollipop) that was in the store floor while I was browsing through the boys toddler section (didn’t purchase anything due to lack of 2T size Shirts). Turned around and I noticed he had it in his mouth and took it from him and took it to the front and the cashier lady got an attitude when I asked for a trash can.
While she was reaching for the trash can by the counter I was telling her my son had this in his mouth and the lady replied, “Oh, well thank you.” Now my son has contracted oral thrush and gingivitis (gum disease) or another form of gingivitis (form of herpetic), all from that sucker. All because your employees can’t keep that dusty floored store clean!!! I have been up for days with him because of the pain he has endured from the “trash” from Your store. This is awful. He is almost two and can’t even enjoy his things he gotten for Christmas. Still yet has corporate contacted me. This is crazy. I honestly don’t even know what else to say about this whole situation.
A lovely friend of mine ordered pants and a gift card for my daughter, they were shipped directly to us by The Children's Place. When my daughter picked out some clothing she wanted online the gift card was showing zero balance which was impossible as I had the receipt in front of me and my friend had loaded the card with $50. So I email them explaining their mistake. I get a generic response asking for the card number and pin but also not to reply to the email, to call a number. I call. I get told I need to speak to a different department, the gift card department. So I have them transfer me... Get this they are changing their system and can no longer help me because they cannot see gift cards with pins in their system!!! I am told I need to check my balance online to which I reply, “I have and it’s zero it should be fifty.”
I'm then told I need to go into the store to resolve it. It’s December 18th. I'm not going near the mall I tell them. This is not acceptable. They then tell me to call a number for help... It’s the number I called originally. I call. I'm on hold for half an hour and need to pick up my kid so I hang up. I get my kid put in dinner and call again. The man on the phone tried to help me but ultimately after an hour says he will let me know in 3-5 days what they can do... Mind you this was a Christmas gift. My kid shouldn't have to wait until Christmas to even hear what they will do about their mess up. What on earth is this even? One of their employees didn't activate a gift-card. I contacted them Dec 15th and am now told Dec 18th. I need to wait 3-5 days for them to figure out if they can fix it? I then asked them to just refund my friend and they said they can’t let me know for 3-5 days. What is this???
I wouldn’t give this place a single star except for the fact that it requires you to do so! I ordered a pair of boots for my daughter for Christmas a few days ago & JUST TODAY received an e-mail saying ‘your order has been canceled’ with NO reason why. So I called & was informed that the item is ‘no longer available’. FALSE ADVERTISING AT ITS BEST RIGHT HERE FOLKS! I then asked how they could rectify the situation and they told me I would have to wait to purchase the boots once they’re back in stock. Gee thanks, because Christmas can wait for you to add more inventory. I inquired about having them shipped from a store that has them in stock & was immediately shut down & told no. Good riddance Children's Place. I don’t care how inexpensive your clothing is, I WILL NEVER AGAIN SPEND MY MONEY HERE!
Ordered 2 pairs of shoes for my daughter. I received an e-mail stating my order had been received, however, no additional emails about the status of my order. After a couple of weeks I decided to give them a call to find out when my order was going to be delivered. Customer service representative informed me that my order had already been delivered. Now, I never received the second email letting me know my order had been shipped or to provide me a tracking number. I was told my money would be refunded but the items were not available and UPS was not accepting extra packages!?? What? I believe the whole thing was a lie and they simply ran out of the items I ordered! I'm going to have a very disappointed little girl thanks to your lies! Never ordering from you again!
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