Vermont Country Catalog - BBB has determined that The Vermont Country Store, Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.Vermont Country Catalog - In 1945, Vrest and Ellen Orton printed their first catalogue - 12 pages and 36 products - and mailed it to the folks on their Christmas card list. Vrest, a frugal Yankee at heart, insisted that the merchandise be durable and above all practical. His wife Ellen, who grew up on the Wilcox farm in nearby Manchester, Vermont, made certain the new business was as practical as the products it sold.
Vermont Country Store Catalog
The Vermont Country Store Opens Shop in the Village of Weston in 1946. Catalogue orders came rolling in. To complement the fledgling mail-order business, Vrest and Ellen Orton opened The Vermont Country Store in Weston, Vermont, in 1946, inspired by childhood memories of Vrest's father's general store in North Calais, Vermont, which opened in 1897. The Weston shop was the first restored rural general store in the nation.
Vermont Country Catalog - The Family Tradition Continues
Third and fourth generation storekeepers and still going.Today, The Vermont Country Store is owned by Lyman Orton and sons Cabot, Gardner, and Eliot, 7th & 8th generation Vermonters, and 3rd & 4th generation storekeepers, who CONTINUE the old fashioned values set by Vrest and take pride in being The Purveyors of the Practical and Hard-to-Find.
In today's global economy, merchants at The Vermont Country Catalog search throughout the nation and abroad to find goods that fill the needs of American and international customers alike.
Vermont Country Store Catalog - Calculate Shipping and Processing Charges
The Shipping and Processing charge is designed to cover costs incurred by The Vermont Country Store for the services they provide that allow their customers the convenience of ordering from their catalogue and website and receiving home-delivery of our products. These costs include expenses incurred in connection with: processing your order in their Customer Service Department, packaging, shipping and processing the products you order in our Distribution department, receiving and processing orders occasionally returned to them and performing other support functions associated with these services.
As you shop thru our links, they give you an estimate of the shipping and processing charges for your order. They calculate this estimate based on shipment to addresses in the continental USA via the US Postal Service.