What companies work harder, smarter, and more effectively at satisfying their customers? According to MSN’s Customer service survey of 2013, these 25 Of The Highest Rated Companies In Customer Service take that title:
Victoria’s Secret was founded in 1977 and is the largest retailer of lingerie in the United States. It currently holds a 32.6% customer service rating.
Microsoft is based in Washington, USA and is known for developing, manufacturing, licensing, supporting and selling consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Considered one of the most valuable companies in the world, Microsoft provides unparalleled care to its customers. As of 2013, Microsoft holds a 32.8% customer service rating.
Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates through Barnes & Noble Booksellers and is known as the largest book retailer in the United States. Its live support team is always ready to address the inquiries of its customers with friendly top notch service and it currently holds a 33.1% customer service rating.
Considered one of the Top 20 Most Admired Companies in the World, American Express is a Fortune 500 multinational financial services corporation that is based out of New York City, United States. It is best known for its charge card, traveler’s check and credit card services. Recently, this company was ranked as the 22nd most valuable brand globally and holds a customer service rating of 33.2%.
An American provider of Internet streaming media in several countries around the world, Netflix was founded in 1997 and is currently headquartered in Los Gatos, California. In 1999, it began to provide subscription based digital distribution services to its customers. It takes pride on its short wait time when it comes to providing customer service and as such, has earned a 33.3% customer service rating.
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Yahoo is an American Internet corporation that is known internationally for popular sites like Yahoo Search, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Directory and a lot more. Close to 700 million people around the world visit Yahoo websites every month and have given the company a 33.4% customer service rating.
The Home Depot
An American retailer focusing on home improvement and construction, The Home Depot operates big-box format stores not only in the United States but also in Guam, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Mexico, China and Columbia. Headquartered at the Atlanta Store Support Center in Georgia, it is the largest home improvement retailer in America and currently holds a 33.7% customer service rating.
Costco Wholesale Corporation is a warehouse club that offers a broad range of merchandise. Known as the second largest retailer in the United States and seventh in the world, this company offers online shopping, travel, connection and food services. Currently, it holds a 33.8% customer service rating.
This American multinational corporation focuses on the marketing and development of consumer electronics as well as personal computers and computer software. Founded by Steve Jobs, this company is most popular for its iPod, iPad, and iPhone products which is coupled with its outstanding customer service of 33.8%.
A retail chain based in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, Petsmart, Inc. sells specialty pet supplies and services for a broad range of animals, including dogs, cats, birds, fish, amphibians and a lot more. This company also provides dog training and helps stray pets find homes with families. Currently, it holds a 33.9% customer service rating.
Subway is a US-based fast food restaurant franchise that is popular for its submarine sandwiches and salads. Operated by Doctor’s Associates, Inc., Subway has 40,855 branches in 105 countries and is considered the largest restaurant chain in the world. Since 2007, it has been consistently ranked among the Top 500 Franchises list of Entrepreneur and currently holds a 34.3% customers service rating.
This American retailing company was founded in 1883 in Ohio and is the second largest U.S. general retailer based on revenue. A Fortune 100 company, Kroger has over 2,424 stores around the world and maintains its markets in 31 states. Its employees are represented by bargaining agreements and are known to deliver excellent services to their customers. Currently, it holds a 34.8% excellent customer service rating.
A major airline based in the United States, Southwest Airlines is recognized as the largest low-cost carrier in the world. It is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and has over 46,000 employees as of August 2012. This airline company was established in 1967 but only adopted its current name in 1971. It has scheduled flights in over 89 destinations in the United States and one in Puerto Rico. Currently, it holds a 34.8% excellent customer service rating.
Unlike other companies, Publix is an employee-owned supermarket chain in the United States. It is the largest and fastest-growing supermarket company in the country. The 34.9% excellent rating of MSN Money on Publix proves how customers are satisfied with the company’s services. Since 1930, Publix has been striving to be the premier quality food retailer in the world.
Sony Corporation is a Japanese multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan that specializes in electronics, game, entertainment, and even financial services. The wide range of products and services offered by the company clearly satisfy the consumers which is why Sony got a 35.4% excellent rating in customer service, according to MSN Money survey.
Lowe’s is another American chain that sells different products for home improvement like carpets, tools, appliances, accessories for the bathroom, kitchen, and many others. It holds a 35.9% excellent customer service rating.
Heralded as an environmentally friendly supermarket, Trader Joes has been really popular with its customers. As of 2013, TJ reported 408 active stores, approximately half of which operate in California, with the heaviest concentration in Southern California. Furthermore, they have stores in 30 other states. Trader Joe’s holds a 36.2% excellent customer service rating.
Samsung is known as a multinational conglomerate company with many subsidiaries and affiliated businesses. Not surprising, Samsung has a powerful influence on South Korea’s economic development, politics, media and culture; and has been a major driving force behind the “Miracle on the Han River”. As of last year, Samsung held a 36.5% excellent customer service rating.
State Farm’s tagline, “We’re born to assist,” holds true as it has received a 37.9% excellent rating in last year’s MS Money survey in customer satisfaction. Its services range from home to car insurance; and financial services to those in need.
Listed as the most visited website in the world, Google specializes in Internet-related services and products that serve people from all over the world. Recently, it was reported to run over a million servers in different data centers and to process over a billion search requests each day earning it a 39.5% excellent customer service rating.
FedEx Corporation consistently ranks as one of the most admired and trusted corporations in the world. It offers a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services while promising the safety of each and everyone involved. FedEx got a 40.6% excellent rating on last year’s MSN survey, a truly admirable accomplishment.
United Parcel Service of North America, Inc. or UPS is known as the largest shipment and logistics company in the world. Customers of the company can easily track their packages, change delivery location, and even return a shipment with damage once they receive it, services that has led to its 41.4% excellent rating.
Ranked as 3rd in customer service with 41.8% excellent rating, Hilton stays true to its goal of delivering exceptional guest experience with outstanding warmth of hospitality.
It should come as no surprise that a company whose business is hospitality should be in the top five. Marriott is is a luxury hotel chain that competes with brands such as Westin by Starwood, Hilton & Conrad by Hilton. As of last year’s MSN survey, Marriott holds a 42.6% excellent rating.
The company with the highest customer service satisfaction comes in strong with a 57.3% rating. Amazon.com is an American international electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States and is the world’s largest online retailer. Originally, it used to be an online bookstore, but later diversified it’s inventory with CD’s, Mp3s, electronics, etc.