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FAQ

Q: How do I order merchandise on Smilemakers?

A: Orders may be placed online, faxed or phoned (toll free). See address and numbers below. For orders being charged to an Account Number, please complete your manager’s name and e-mail address in your profile.

Address: Group II Communications/Smilemakers  

                    10100 58th Place

                    Kenosha, WI 53144

Order Toll Free: 1.800.421.4332

                                 (Monday-Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm CT; Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm CT)

Fax: 1.262.857.1591

          24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

Q: Which credit cards do you accept for payment?

A: Group II accepts the following credit cards for payment: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. Your credit card is billed once the order is shipped.

Our secure server software (SSL) provides for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, email address, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. No unauthorized parties can read the information you send.

In accordance with the law, tax for products that do not include tax in the sell price and brokerage will be added at the time of invoice.

Credit Card Guarantee Details

Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50.00 of fraudulent charges. If your bank does hold you liable for any of this $50.00, Group II will cover the entire liability for you, up to the full $50.00. Group II will cover this liability only if the unauthorized use of your credit card resulted through no fault of your own from purchases made at Group II while using the secure server. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you must notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.

 

Q: How do I provide payment with open billing?

A: If your profile has been approved for Open Billing, please select the 'Please activate my current open billing account' option in your account settings. Your profile will be updated within 2 business days. Once approved, an open billing payment option will be available during your checkout process. Orders being charged to an account number must include the Manager’s name and e-mail address, if applicable.

If you would like to request an open billing account, please navigate to your account settings and select 'Please create a new open billing account for my profile' option. Your profile will be updated within 2 business days. If you require immediate approval, please contact Customer Service at 1.800.421.4332.

 

Q: When will my order deliver?

A: Most orders will ship within 48 hours. Please allow 3-10 business days for standard UPS delivery (distance dictates delivery days.) Due to product demand, some items may be temporarily unavailable when your order is placed. You can see the availability of each item in the Product Detail screen. If an item is not currently available, the expected in-stock date will be listed.

If any items on your order are on backorder, you are given the option to ship the available items immediately or to hold the order and ship complete when all items are available (Partial Shipments). You will be asked to make this selection on the Shopping Cart page. An additional shipping charge will be added each time a shipment is sent out.

Shipping charges are billed based on weight, destination and freight service. The estimated shipping that appears on your order confirmation is ONLY shown to assist in calculating approximate freight charges. You will be charged actual shipping costs that will be calculated at the time of shipment.

Credit card orders will automatically be charged shipping amounts.

Estimated shipping for domestic orders is calculated on weight, dimension and destination.

Rush Orders

If a rush is needed on your order, please select your requested delivery date on the Shopping Cart page. The carrier options may be limited to expedited service based on the requested day that you have selected. Expedited shipping is approximately 3 times the cost of standard FedEx shipping.

 

Q: How quickly can I receive backordered items?

A: Group II does its best to have all online shop products in stock, all the time. Occasionally an item is on backorder, which means that it is not currently in stock but is due into the warehouse. Backorders are usually filled within 15 - 20 business days. You can see the availability of each item in the Product Detail screen. If an item is not currently available, the expected in-stock date will be listed.

 

Q: How do I return or exchange merchandise?

A: We stand behind the quality of all our products. If a product fails to meet your expectations, return the product and we will refund, exchange or replace it. We guarantee 100% satisfaction!

Please fill out the back of the packing slip that arrived with your merchandise. If you no longer have your packing slip, please call customer service— 1.800.421.4332 —who can also facilitate the return process. Once the return/replacement is initiated, please ship the merchandise back to our Kenosha warehouse (address below). Once our warehouse receives the merchandise, the credit or replacement order is generated. Credits/replacement orders are made in 2 transactions, to the original form of payment, for accounting and inventory management purposes; please allow 3-5 business days for one or both transactions to take place. Replacement orders (if requested) are then shipped and charged to the original method of payment used on the initial order.

 

Q: How are products safety tested?

A: IMS/Group II Communications follows the McDonald’s Corporate standards for product safety and social compliance. If you have further questions, please call our Customer Service Department at 1.800.421.4332.

 

Q: How can I get items customized?

A: Looking for something different or a specific logo? We can customize almost anything! Call our Custom Order Department at 1.800.810.5386 or complete the Custom Order Form for help finding and ordering your item. Large quantity quotes are also available.

 

Q: How is pricing determined?

A: All prices are in US Dollars F.O.B. shipping point. Additional price quotes may be available based on large quantities. Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.

All products are based upon availability. Some products are artist renderings and subject to change in production.

All trademarks and logos used are either owned by Group II Communications or used with the permission of McDonald's Corporation.

 

Q:   Can I purchase or redeem virtual gift cards online?

A: Yes, our new website platform allows you to purchase and redeem virtual gift cards. To order, simply search for 'gift card' and select the 'Virtual Gift Card' item that appears. The virtual gift card redemption is available at the bottom of the shopping cart page.

Some key benefits of this option are the reusable redemption code and simple balance tracking.

 

 

Q: How do I redeem gift certificates?

A: In order to redeem a gift certificate, please call Customer Service at 1.800.421.4332.

 

Q: What should I use the Smilemakers product for?

A: The products available through the Smilemakers Catalog can be used for a number of purposes as indicated below, just to name a few:

-  Thank you's for employees and customers

-  Momentos for conventions, meetings and events

-  Community involvement

-  RMHC fundraising events

-  Brand building

-  Weekend and event uniforms

-  Incentives for Crew and employees

-  New product launches

-  Local store marketing and PR

-  Grand Openings and Re-Openings

 

If you have further questions or comments, please contact Group II Communications Customer Service.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm (CST)

     Saturday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm (CST)

Phone: 1.800.421.4332

E-mail: mcdonalds@groupii.com