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Take a Virtual Tour of Abt

Have a look around our Glenview, IL showroom. Abt started off as a small three-person operation in Chicago over 80 years ago, and has always been headquartered in or around Chicago, up to our current location in the suburb of Glenview. All operations occur out of a single building, from customer service and accounts receivable, to the storage of thousands of items in our product inventory. A majority of our customers have visited…

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A Sweet Valentine’s Day at Abt

It’s no surprise we like to get really into our holidays here, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. That explains the lineup of brightly-decorated, personalized bags lining the wall behind customer service department today. Over the last week, customer service reps spent their downtime decorating the Valentine’s Day goodie bags for each of the 62 (yep, sixty-two!) members of their department. After a hectic Customer Appreciation Sale weekend, the Valentines will be a welcome treat for our…

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New Construction at Abt Electronics

If you’ve stopped by our store the last week or so, chances are you’ve seen a part of our Atrium under construction.  Abt is planning on opening a loft in our Atrium this summer and one of the ways to get to the new upper-level section is via glass escalator and elevator.  Workers have been diligently chopping away at concrete and marble to create a section wide and deep enough to contain both the escalator…

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Virtual Sand in the Atrium!

We now have a new special display in our Atrium.  Located next to the free cookies and coffee we have every weekend, come on by and check out “Sand” created by Mine-Control. It works by making shadow puppets, which can then be constructed into concave structures, with your hands, arms or legs  to catch the sand and toss it around however you want.  Check out the video below for an example of…

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And the Award Went to….Abt Electronics

The Abt family is constantly asked why their business thrives; what’s their secret to success? Most simply, they hold true to the values passed down from their parents and grandparents. Jewel and David Abt taught future generations to relish change, keep the store uniquely exciting, and take care of customers. After being nominated for a U.S. Global Innovator Award (gia), by Peter Giannetti, of Home World Business Magazine (HWBM), Abt was honored…

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Superbowl Fun At Abt

Looking for a family-friendly Superbowl tailgate party? Come on down to Abt on Sunday for some football fun! We will be having a “throwback” Superbowl party, so dress like you did when the Bears won the Superbowl, 24 years ago. The Atrium will be filled with food, games, and crafts. Featured activities include: – Making a helmet to support your favorite team in Miami – Making a “paper” finger to hold up…

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A World of Butterflies Await

One of the store’s main attractions is nestled away in the Apple boutique, where a world of butterflies awaits your visit. The world of butterflies allows you to interact with our colorful winged friends in a way not possible in the real world. A bit excited upon your arrival, the butterflies will take flight. However, within a matter of seconds, these little creatures will quickly befriend you. By simply entering their virtual…

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