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LTD Commodities Kicks Off Its 2014 Hiring Season With 1,000 Available Jobs

Applicants can get hired on-the-spot for full-time and part-time openings during onsite interviews at job fairs and recruiting events throughout Chicagoland

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 -- LTD Commodities LLC, one of the country's premier multichannel merchandisers, will kick of its 2014 seasonal hiring festivities with a number of recruiting events and job fairs across the western and northern suburbs of Chicago.

When hiring season concludes in November, LTD Commodities will bring approximately 1,000 full-time and part-time seasonal jobs to Aurora, the headquarters for its distribution center, Bannockburn, its corporate center, and Lincolnshire.

LTD annually welcomes and trains seasonal associates to assist with the increased volume of customer orders placed during the busy shopping season that coincides with the publication of its Harvest and Christmas catalogs.

Both new and former applicants are encouraged to apply, and many seasonal associates come back every year for this exciting season.

"We create an enjoyable atmosphere where all associates are valued and respected. That is why many seasonal staff members come back year after year," said Rick Luciani, Vice President of Warehouse Operations in Aurora. "Our terrific staff in the warehouse help make seasonal associates truly feel like part of the LTD family."

In addition to the warehouse, LTD Commodities hires seasonal associates for its Call Center, Credit & Collections and Order & Payment Processing Center departments.

LTD Commodities invests in training for each seasonal associate to develop and build his or her marketable skills while employed with LTD. Through innovative programs such as web tutorials, e-Learning courses, and an exceptional in-house training program, associates can achieve exponential career development. In addition, this solid foundation of professional training empowers LTD associates to focus on the company's premise: to provide fantastic products and deliver world-class customer service to an ever-increasing customer base.

LTD offers a supportive work environment through employee engagement, associate recognition at every level, and internal promotions across all departments for unlimited opportunities for professional as well as personal growth. At the end of their initial hiring term, seasonal employees will be considered for permanent positions and potentially higher pay.

Interested candidates are invited to view current job openings and fill out a job application online at ltdcommodities.com/careers or call the LTD Career Hotline at 844-LTD-WORK (844-583-9675). Applicants can also apply in person by stopping by the Aurora location at 1000 Bilter Road or the Bannockburn location at 2800 Lakeside Drive.

LTD Commodities to receive 2013 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics by the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago & Northern Illinois (BBB)

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Nov. 12, 2012 -- LTD Commodities was recently selected as a winner of the 2013 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, Category II, by the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago & Northern Illinois (BBB). The Award, which will be presented at the 16th annual luncheon ceremony on Nov. 29, 2012, in Rosemont, Ill., spotlights companies that exemplify ethical business practices.

"Companies receiving the Torch Award do business the right way," said Steve J. Bernas, president & CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago & Northern Illinois. "They know the importance of their customers, employees and other stakeholders to business success. And when this type of business succeeds the communities it operates in succeed. This is at the heart of why the BBB conducts the Torch Award program. We want to encourage businesses to do their best because it benefits everyone involved."

LTD Commodities was part of an impressive pool of over 2,060 nominations and entries, the largest number since the program began. Companies are judged on ethical performance in seven general categories, and compared against similarly sized businesses based on number of employees. LTD Commodities was selected as the winner for Category II for companies with 1,000-7,499 employees.

About LTD Commodities, LLC.

For almost 50 years, LTD Commodities has been committed to selling top-quality merchandise at tremendous value prices. From our humble beginnings as small mail-order businesses, LTD has grown to become one of the country's premier business-to-business merchandisers. We are proud to say we remain a family-run company focused on one premise: satisfy our customers with high-quality products at a great value.

With offices in Bannockburn, and a state-of-the-art distribution mega-center located in Aurora, we are able to provide not only fantastic products, but also exceptional service to our ever-increasing customer base. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding values, incomparable selection, and the convenience of one-stop shopping both in our catalogs and online at www.ltdcommodities.com.