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Joined 09 October 2012   Sydney, NSW

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  • Betta Wardrobes & Shower Screens
    Carpenter    Pymble, NSW

    We had some frame-less sliding mirror cupboard doors installed by Betta and were very happy with the service and final result.

    The Pymble show room is quite small but showcases the various finishes for your showers and cupboards. For us the location was really convenient and the attendant was very friendly and helpful. The layout is clean and simple and really allows you to consider the different option.

    We booked a measure and quote (had to wait about 10 days for someone to be available) and the sales guy was punctual, friendly and practical. We received the quote on the spot.

    I shopped around and decided to go with Betta as their pricing was competitive. Also, I really wanted frame-less mirror and found that lots of wardrobe door companies did not do these.

    The best part of the whole process was the installer - he did such a fantastic job. He is the reason I am awarding 5 stars! He was punctual, friendly and super thorough. Our installation is immaculate. The doors look amazing!

  • Carpet Right
    Home Decor Retailers    Belrose, NSW

    I didn't buy my carpet from here because I didn't think they were very nice! I liked their range (the Belrose showroom is large and showcases a great variety) and I was able to choose a carpet I was happy with. They came out and did the measure and I was just about to go ahead. Every time I spoke to them on the phone I felt like I was bothering them and like I was being annoying (I don't think I was... just normal carpet type inquiries like: "is 'X' colour in stock" e.t.c.). I thought - what am I doing? Why am I giving my business to people who are so unfriendly? I decided to go with another provider who (in addition to being MUCH nicer) was cheaper (win-win). I could provide the name of the Carpet Right Belrose sales rep I dealt with, but I don't know that would be appropriate. I think these guys need to lift their game.

  • Carpet Right
    Home Decor Retailers    Chatswood, NSW

    I don't find this store very friendly.... I am presently carpet shopping and this store is close to my office and so very convenient. When ever I visit I kind of get the feeling they wish I wasn't there.... they have had a few management changes in the last 8 weeks or so, so maybe that has something to do with it? For example, I asked to take a sample home on Friday afternoon and bring it back on Monday morning. I was refused as it violated there '24 hour' policy. This really surprised me as typically the policy is just a guide and the sales people are very accommodating. I may still buy my carpet from Carpet Right but I won't be doing so through this store.

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  • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star  reviewed Rebel Sport
    Whilst this is one of the largest stores in the Westfield complex it is only moderately sized for a Rebel. Staff receive some incentive for every item purchased that they manage to tag with their identifying sticker. This makes for eager service, but don't expect expert advice. When it's busy it's hard to find someone to help, but they try to cater to self-service as much as possible. For example shoes of various sizes are stacked for customers to try and buy. Good for sales, good for browsing and an excellent returns policy. Just don't visit with very specialist requirements.
    • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star 
      cant recall) couldnt properly speak to the pros and cons of alternatives. I thought the assistant was helpful, I just didnt think the very specialised product knowledge was there.

      Overall I am very happy with the Rebel value proposition. I enjoy going to one stores and being able to buy most of my sporting requirments. This is reflected in my high star rating.

      4 months ago - 29/07/2014

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  • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star  reviewed Rebel Sport
    Whilst this is one of the largest stores in the Westfield complex it is only moderately sized for a Rebel. Staff receive some incentive for every item purchased that they manage to tag with their identifying sticker. This makes for eager service, but don't expect expert advice. When it's busy it's hard to find someone to help, but they try to cater to self-service as much as possible. For example shoes of various sizes are stacked for customers to try and buy. Good for sales, good for browsing and an excellent returns policy. Just don't visit with very specialist requirements.
    • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star 
      Hi Gareth,
      Thank you for your feedback. I have since revisited the Chatswood store as well as the Hornsby and Macquarie stores. I initially thought these two were larger than the Chatswood stores and have been doubting my size-evaluation following your comment. You are correct, the Chatswood store is large, I do however believe is 'feels' smaller because it is long and thin with 'isles' coming off the side. The Macquarie and Hornsby stores are squarer and I think they feel larger. Obviously I haven't compared them square-foot-to-square-foot.
      Regarding expert knowledge, I wouldn't expect Rebel staff would have in depth knowledge about such a diverse product range. I was not criticizing, I was trying to describe the nature of the stores and distinguish it from specialized outlets such as Athletes Foot (specialization in foot wear) or Lulu Lemon (specializing in womens gym wear). My specific reference experience was when buying running shoes, I felt that the assistant (whose name I...

      4 months ago - 29/07/2014

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  • dzwan  reviewed Workshop Espresso
    I tried this cafe for coffee after reading about from a very reputable website regarding good coffee. I try good coffee where ever I go, but to date, this was the very best. These guys know what they're doing. Their aim is clearly to make excellent coffee, and they do it very very well. I'd absolutely recommend this cafe.

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