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Tumi Luggage at Abt

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Among the many changes our Atrium has undergone, the most recent is our newly dedicated Tumi Luggage store.  Tumi luggage is a brand recognized world-round and offers exceptional quality and convenience.  Originally as a small section in our Time Boutique, we decided to give Tumi it’s own space.  Located right next to our Connect Store, Tumi luggage has just what you need for everything on-the-go.

Abt is pleased to continue it’s professional history with Tumi and will continue to provide our customers with elegant luggage and carrying cases for every occasion.

Listen to Jon Abt on WBBM-AM “Noon Business Hour”

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Our very own Jon Abt was the  featured interviewee on Chicago’s WBBM-AM 720’s  “Noon Business Hour” Jon was asked about Abt’s recipe for success throughout the years and especially during a time of nationwide economic struggle. The answer was simple – customer service.  FULL AUDIO INSIDE (more…)

Abt’s Best Reviewed Products

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

When it comes to purchaing appliances and electronics, it’s best to choose the model that has exactly what you need within your budget.  It can be  hard to find what you are looking for, especially in today’s market when there are so many models, prices and features to choose from.  Lucky for our shoppers, Abt provides reviews, wirtten by our very own customers on our products.

Visit our “Best Reviewed” section for a listing of all our products that have been praised for their look, appeal, and overall positive feedback from customers like you.  Happy hunting!

Bundle Up & Save On Free Extras!

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Everyone loves free things.  Free food samples at the grocery store, free SWAG at convention centers, and free comic books on Free Comic Book Day (some of us REALLY like that one).  Now at Abt, you can get some great, free products whenever you purchase select bundles from top-of-the-line manufacturers.  Visit our website and search through our Bundles promotion and find just what you are looking for! A Great Online Shopping Experience

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Being interactive in social media is extremely important to get your name out there, especially if you are a retail store who does a lot of business online.  A website that specializes in compiling retail sales and deals called, released a list recently of “The 40 Online Stores You Need to Follow on Twitter“.  We are pleased to announce that our very own @abtelectronics was mentioned. states, “From iPads to Blu-ray players, the Abt gang shares a love of electronics with their Twitter followers as they chat about the latest innovations in technology. You’ll also regularly find deals spotlighted and plenty of gift card giveaways.” has been available to consumers online for over the last 10 years.  We have embraced social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter as a way to better hear from the customer as well as inform our audience of our specials, sales and topical news.  Follow us on Twitter (@abtelectronics) or Abt’s Facebook to always be aware of sales and events.

We would like to thank for the shout out and will continue to offer consumers our unique brand of customer service and hope to stay strong in eCommerce for years to come.

Facebook 25 Days of Giveaways: December 11th 2011 Item

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Today’s giveaway is from Kingston.  The winner will get a Kingston 16GBW-drive wireless hard drive.    With integrated Wi-Fi and four hours of battery life, Kingston’s new Wi-Drive offers pocket-sized portable storage and easy file sharing for Apple devices, including iPod touch® Gen 3 and 4, iPhone® (3G, 3GS, and 4G) and iPad®.   To enter the contest just visit our Abt Facebook page, “Like” us and follow the directions.  Good luck!

Facebook 25 Days of Giveaways: December 10th 2011 Item

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Today’s giveaway is two-fold from Launchport!  The winner will not only get the PowerShuttle from Launchport, but also the Basestation from Launchport.  When combined the two allow you to charge your iPad2 wirelessly .  To enter the contest just visit our Abt Facebook page, “Like” us and follow the directions.  Good luck!

Facebook 25 Days of Giveaways: December 9th 2011 Item

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Today’s giveaway is the Kitchen-Aid Pro-Line Seriex Onyx Black Waffle Maker.  The specially designed double-sided baking unit rotates to allow the batter to coat both upper and lower waffle plates, producing two golden Grand Belgian waffles. To enter the contest just visit our Abt Facebook page, “Like” us and follow the directions.  Good luck!

Abt Greets Cold Black Friday Shoppers With Hot Cups of Coffee

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

The Black Friday madness is winding down, but here at Abt Electronics, we have a great sale all weekend long.  Just yesterday, we balked from the traditional early-morning-openings for a more relaxing opening just before 8am.  We had customers waiting outside before the doors opened so we offered them up some free coffee and even got our gates up just before our normal start time.

We would like to thank all our customers who chose us as one of there Black Friday Shopping destinations, and remember the sale didn’t stop yesterday.  You can come in all this weekend for great deals as well as get a free picture with Santa in our Atrium from 12pm-4pm.  Hope to see you there!

Chicagoland’s Roe & Roeper Radio Broadcast Shows Abt Some Love

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Chicago’s very own radio personalities Roe Conn and Richard Roeper were on air congratulating us here at Abt Electronics for becoming the Best Place to Work in Chicago.  Along with another Chicago news favorite, Ron Majors, they discussed their experiences of coming to our store for the first time as well as recalling memories of when they first bought from us.

They were even impressed with our “Vest Hall of Fame”, a private section of our store we have dedicated to past employees, both long-time veterans who have retired and those who passed away while working with us.

Thank you fellas from Chicago’s WLS 890 AM for the kind words and recognition!  You can hear their segment below.