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L.L. Bean Excellence

Posted on March 11, 2016

Write-Up and Photos By Jacqueline Bennett   The L.L. Bean motto is “Quality Guaranteed Since 1912”. As if I didn’t already know what an outstanding company L.L.Bean is, I was recently given a rude reminder of what it can be like to do mail order business with a different company not equally dedicated to customer service.   The decision to do business elsewhere cost me a $6 initial shipping fee and another $20.86 in return shipping for the unsatisfactory item. That was despite a phone call and personal request I made for a shipping label. I explained the potential return cost and my surprise because there was no indication on their website that my return cost would so far exceed the sending fee.…

L.L.Bean Draws Shoppers to South Windsor, CT Promenade

Posted on December 18, 2011

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett Shoppers in Southern New England are fortunate to have a L.L.Bean retail store nearby in South Windsor, Connecticut. L.L.Bean is a big draw for The Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk, designed exactly as the name describes – a walker friendly promenade emphasizing greenery. Within the same square as L.L.Bean is Munson’s chocolates- a Connecticut original, and, a park where concerts are held in the summer. During the holidays, small planted trees at the promenade have been decorated with strings of green and white lights and an outdoor fire pit has been added, a great spot to warm up during an evening shopping expedition and stroll. Numerous other name stores and eateries are here and dogs are welcome. For…