Using Sites Like ABC Distributing and LTD Commodities

April 29, 2015

FYI to the person who was upset about ABC and LTD not delivering to Hawaii. News Flash: they don't deliver to Alaska either. I learned that when I moved to Alaska after placing several orders to them when I lived in Florida.


Find a friend in the the U.S. and have them ship your items there or move!

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November 20, 2001

It was mentioned a while ago about companies that sell items (clothing, toys, household items) inexpensively. One of the catalogs was called ABC Distributing ( I don't recall the other company.


By Kim


December 11, 20010 found this helpful

The other company you are talking about is named LTD Commodities.

Have a great day!
Marion Johnson

December 11, 20010 found this helpful

I have ordered from ABC Distributing for several years now and have had no problems with any items I have gotten from them. Sometimes they are out of something an you do have to wait but not always.


You can also order from them online. I do enjoy shopping with them an also another I use is Terrysvillage..they have some nice things they also are on site.

December 11, 20011 found this helpful

You might want to check out the COLLECTIBLES site. Nothing over $14.99.


January 6, 20020 found this helpful

ABC and LTD are both business catalogs, not for someone at home that wants to order from them !!
- Susan Cummins

By TinaMarie (Guest Post)
June 22, 20040 found this helpful

Terry's Village has another catalog division called
"A Special Place". I don't know the web address
but I'm sure your web browser can find it.


They have very pretty home decor/gift items for less than "Terry's Village". If anyone know of any other's I love to hear about them. Thanks.

By Michelle (Guest Post)
October 13, 20042 found this helpful

A website that is run by LTD but available to the public is called This is a great site! It has all of the samethings at the same prices as ABC and LTD. I think this is what you are looking for.

By owenmohrbucks (Guest Post)
October 13, 20040 found this helpful

i work for a compnay called CTA (Christian Tools of Affirmation). it is a web and mail order business. the website is . please take a minute and visit the site. i think you will be pleased with the selection and the prices. we do require that you prepay with a credit card if we are delivering to your home but if your church or school orders we will be happy to invoice your church or school once we can verify your church's or school's address.


we do have a secure site for ordering online or you can call your order in. THANKS for taking the time to take a peek at our website.

By george (Guest Post)
December 17, 20041 found this helpful

ABC Distributing is not just for businesses. I am not a business and have been ordering from them for many years and having them shipped right here to my home!

By Kernickerlon Jackson. (Guest Post)
February 10, 20051 found this helpful

lakeside, figis, lizclaiborne.

September 1, 20050 found this helpful

Come on there has got to be some other places out there like abc they are right here under our noses we got to find them. I know is like abc they have office supplies. but ltd ask for credit card or payment up front.

By marianne (Guest Post)
October 7, 20051 found this helpful

I just tried to register at
abc and was advised that although the information page says they sell to individuals, you must supply a company name for the application to be accepted.

By margaret bradford (Guest Post)
November 3, 20050 found this helpful

the collectables site is that or is it the collectables today site . thank you

By AAA 91 (Guest Post)
November 22, 20051 found this helpful

For everyone who thinks you can not order form ABC Distributing, if you do not own a business, you are wrong. You can have your orders sent right to your home with or without a business.

Advertisement ,check it out yourself. You'll see. :) I do it all the time!

By khristy (Guest Post)
January 19, 20060 found this helpful

I recently visited a site called Fununlimited .com they have a wide variety of games puzzles gag gifts ect.
I am interested in only catalogs similar to abc distributing that bill you with merchandise anyone know of any let me know

By denise (Guest Post)
January 19, 20061 found this helpful

There is also LTD and Lakeside they are exactly like ABC distributing, just different shipping prices, I think Lakeside was the best on shipping

By Marcy (Guest Post)
January 31, 20070 found this helpful

LTD Commodities and ABC Distributing are now as one. They merged a few months ago

By sherry (Guest Post)
July 3, 20070 found this helpful

i have alot of inexpensive gift catalogs their is one called uncommon goods,sierra trading post,lighterside,terrys village,carol wright,harriet carter,heartland,home improvement,etc collection,try some of these sites

By Kristen (Guest Post)
July 18, 20070 found this helpful -- they have great, inexpensive gift ideas and you can access past catalogues too!

By MANNIE PERRY (Guest Post)
September 11, 20070 found this helpful

ABC and LTD Catalogs.

By Heather (Guest Post)
November 25, 20070 found this helpful

Yes they do ask for a company name.

By linda (Guest Post)
March 5, 20080 found this helpful

I remember getting catalogs at work, one had home decor,kitchen items, etc, everything was $14.99, but I can't remember the exact name of the catalog, if you know please let me know, lopppyp AT, thanks

By KRISTINA (Guest Post)
July 24, 20082 found this helpful




By Cyndi. (Guest Post)
September 19, 20080 found this helpful

I used to order from ABC, LTD and Lakeside and before they would ship COD but not anymore. They all want a credit card before processing the order. I have a problem with that becasue they never ship your complete order together at once and a lot of times your items are back ordered for months. I prefer to pay only for the items I get when I get them.

If anyone knows of any additional companies that will ship COD, please let me know.

By someone (Guest Post)
September 29, 20080 found this helpful

I myself have been using ABC for almost a year now and I do not own a business and I order stuff by money order. So I pay 10 days after I receive my shipment. Although I do have some things on back order on occasion I can always find something else to replace it if I don't get the first item I wanted. I love their selection and wont stop using them unless I have to.

A very satisfied customer!

November 4, 20140 found this helpful is one where most things are $14.99 but a few things may be higher. I can relate about paying the balance and then stuff has to be back-ordered or you wait days and days til they credit your account.

There's probably no way they can guarantee the item and price it is advertised, as being available with all the many many orders coming in 24/7.

Get on their email alerts lists and when they get something new advertised, order it NOW. Otherwise, I wait til you purchase a certain amt. specified and maybe get it or free shipping. Shipping is soo expensive.
Another option I have thought about - having the gift items directly shipped to the person you are getting it for, and ask them to wrap it and put under their tree. The only prob doing that, is the shipping label is included so the prices would be included too. Hmm - just a thought.

August 1, 20160 found this helpful

It IS for anyone to order from...I have multiple times over the years (not a business person). Lots of great things for good lrices.

October 28, 20170 found this helpful

Not true

November 27, 20170 found this helpful

That is not true

April 14, 20180 found this helpful

I have ordered from these companies for years and I'm an individual, not a business. Anyone can order from them.

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September 12, 2013

I used to order from both ABC and LTD, however, now they won't send to Hawaii. This is so aggravating, we are their 50th state. We are in the United Stated, but they won't ship because we are not continental. They used to, what made doing this so bad? I shop quite a bit on line, and do run into this, so I take my business where they do include Hawaii. Can you give me someone's catalog/web site where they will send to me in Hawaii, products like these two sites carry. There's a few Christmas items I would love to order from ABC!

By Yvonne


September 14, 20131 found this helpful

Yvonne, do you not have one friend or family member living in the Continental United States that could receive from ABC & reship to you in Hawaii?

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July 28, 2008

I got an email back today from LTD Commodities saying that my account has been blocked. It also said several orders have been placed on my account and it said all remaining orders have been canceled. I kept trying to order because I didn't know why my orders were being canceled. I just don't understand that company. I even tried to place a small order but no luck. I only received a handbag from Ltd and the other stuff was canceled from my order.



July 28, 20080 found this helpful

Instead of using LTD, go to Lakeside Collections. They have the same stuff, but you don't have to be a business, you don't have to order in groups of three and your stuff is all shipped at the same time for one price, like regular catalogs.
Here is the link:
Check it out. You will be pleased and never have to deal with LTD again!!

By teatimelady (Guest Post)
July 28, 20080 found this helpful

One as to be a business to order from LTD Commodities. I am a baking company small but; still a company. See if you can set up a small company and I think it'll work. If not try calling them at their Illiinois office?

By Grandma J (Guest Post)
July 28, 20080 found this helpful

First it sounds like you got hit with spam. Don't email, call them specifically. If they can't change things, tell them to cancel everything with your name on it, including your catalogues you get. They are coded with your name/etc. Let some time pass and then call, ask to have a new account, due to identify theft of their name being passed around as a bad business to deal with. If they understand their name is connected with spam/slamming, they may pay more attention.
BUT DO NOT RESPOND TO THOSE EMAILS in any manner. Do not click, reply, etc. It confirms your information is a good steal.

If this persists, contact your Att. General Office at your state level. Those letters were phishing and you were the bait.

By Melissa (Guest Post)
July 28, 20080 found this helpful

I totally agree with cutupthecards. I have used Lakeside Collections for a few years now and have never had a problem. I even used them to order Christmas presents and got everything I ordered in time.

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October 22, 2010

Does anyone know any other shopping sites like

By Shannnon


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October 22, 20100 found this helpful

I use Lakeside Collections, they have most of the same items that LTD Commodities has, but you don't have to have a business name/address to order from them. Go to

October 26, 20100 found this helpful

I've purchased items from this place for years and never had any problems. It started out as ABC Distributing and then was LTD Commodities. I don't have a business but still was able to open an account with them. They mail you your order with a bill and you then pay the bill, but it's due in like 10 days. Lakeside Collection does generally sell the same items though, you just have to pay for them at the time of purchase.

October 26, 20100 found this helpful

Actually, abc and ltd are separate, I have catalogs from both and have gotten them both for years. I like them and Lakeside Collections. I also get Vermont Country Store because it has lots of items from the past that aren't sold in stores any longer.

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Does anybody know of any other shopping sites that are like ABC Distributing or LTD Distributing?


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