Our Mission: To be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.
History: The BBB system was established in 1912. The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin was founded in 1939.
The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin is one of 138 BBB's located throughout the United States and Canada. The BBB of Wisconsin is a member of the Council of Better Business Bureaus located in Arlington, Virginia.
The Better Business Bureau is a private, not-for-profit organization that aids consumers and businesses by supplying reports on the reliability of companies and charities. The bureau provides dispute resolution services and consumer education materials to the public, and promotes honest advertising and selling practices and self-regulation within the business community. The BBB also informs the public about consumer scams and fraudulent business behavior.
Office Hours: Click here for our phone hours and office hours for our Milwaukee and Appleton offices. People have access to reliability reports 24 hours, seven days a week through the BBB's automated voice response system by calling 414-847-6000 (metro Milwaukee) or 800-273-1002 (elsewhere in Wisconsin) or at www.wisconsin.bbb.org.
Funding: The BBB's primary source of funding comes from the annual dues paid by its accredited businesses.
Number of Accredited Businesses: Approximately 6,300
Number of Employees: 35