Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone at TJ Maxx in Countryside, IL

This large TJ Maxx in the Chicago suburbs is probably my favorite one. They get the best merchandise and have great friendly employees. They also use their Nortel phone system quite well. Managers wear headsets and do some communicating that way, but they also make great use of the original 1995 paging system for customer facing messages. installed at this store when they opened.

During the 1990s TJ Maxx, including this one, installed some type of amplifier that made paging sound very clean and crisp, I wish I knew what brand it was. The paging at this location has to be the best of any retailers I’ve heard today.

Ironically the store is an old Phar-Mor location turned into a TJ Maxx in 1995.

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