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What is ABC Distributing?

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ABC Distributing was a company that specialized in home good and other products. The company let shoppers buy products through its website or its free catalog. As of April 2014, ABC Distributing is part of LTD Commodities.

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According to its official website, LTD Commodities based its name on its dedication to loyal customers, tremendous values and dedicated employees. The company began as a catalog company more than 50 years ago, offering high-quality products at affordable prices. LTD Commodities builds relationships with manufacturers, which lets the company purchase products for less than its competitors and send those savings onto its customers.

According to Retail Merchandiser, the company now ranks as one of the top online and catalog companies in the United States. The company uses its own in-house team to take photographs and write descriptions of each item sold. Shoppers can request a free catalog through the company's website and shop via mail order or over the phone. The catalogs come with an order form that shoppers fill out and send back with their payment method listed. Shoppers can also purchase items through the website, which offers products not listed in the catalog or not available through the catalog. Headquartered in Illinois, the company offers home goods, clothing, jewelry, accessories and other products.

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