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Universal Remote Control Hires AB&T Sales for Consumer Products

Nationwide manufacturer's rep firm brings sales and marketing expertise to support retail channel

Harrison, NY–Universal Remote Control has appointed AB&T Sales Corp. as a manufacturer’s representative for its Consumer Products Division.

AB&T Sales is one of the country’s largest rep firms specializing in the Consumer Electronics industry, providing an experienced sales and marketing team that manages and supports the high volume retail channel. Covering the entire United States, AB&T Sales has five fully staffed offices in the Philadelphia, Washington DC, Richmond, Plano, and Minneapolis areas.

“I am excited about the new relationship with AB&T Sales,” said Debra Sharker, national sales manager for the Consumer Products Division of URC. “They bring experience, retail knowledge, depth of staff, and some of the most qualified sales personnel in the industry. I have worked with this team before and know the pride they take in their account responsibility, and the total trust the accounts show in return.”

Each AB&T office has a team of outside sales staff with extensive in-house support offering a comprehensive system of sales coordination, order entry and data tracking. AB&T’s greatest strength is how they increase sales through daily hands on account supervision, while decreasing costs through strategic business planning and supply chain management.

“We are very enthusiastic about working with Universal Remote Control,” said Rick Tydings, president of AB&T Sales. “Their long standing reputation and superior products have made them a favorite in the world of custom installation. Now with the new bold and exciting consumer products, coupled with our expertise and strong relationships in the CE industry, we will bring the same level of success to the retail channel.”