TVs & Electronics Videos

Video Highlight! Samsung QN90C QLED Smart TV

Are you in the market for a new TV that delivers stunning picture quality and exceptional performance? Look no further than the Samsung QN90C QLED 4K Smart TV. This new Samsung TV has features that will make your viewing experience truly unforgettable. In this video highlight, we have Carl from our video team going over what makes the Samsung QN90C Smart TV truly remarkable.   One of the standout features of the…

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Appliances News

2023: Kitchen Appliance Trends & New Innovations

A new kitchen filled with Samsung appliances, mainly showcasing the bespoke french door refrigerator with dark green doors, a white flex bar and an orange freezer door

If anyone knows kitchen appliance trends and electronics, it’s Abt! That’s because our experts stay on top of the news when it comes to exciting fresh technologies and directions that the industry is heading. Check out some of the notes that our own Shirley Hood (with nearly 30 years of experience here) has already collected for this year. The good news: all of these innovations improve on previous technologies, and some of…

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Corned Beef Hash

Chef Susan simmering ingredients for corned beef hash

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, and that means it’s corned beef season. While this particular writer normally prefers it served with cabbage, BlueStar Chef Susan’s corned beef hash is a mighty take on an Irish-American classic. Keep in mind that this recipe does need to be left in the fridge overnight, but the cooking is easier than some other corned beef recipes. Chef Susan is using one of BlueStar’s traditional gas ranges.…

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Abt’s Top TUMI Picks for Spring Break Travel

The spring break season is here! Whether you have a family trip planned or your kid is going on their first solo trip, the right luggage is crucial. A high-quality bag tops the list of any spring break travel essentials list, and our favorites happen to be from TUMI. Daily commutes and cross-country travel will get a major style upgrade with chic, streamlined luggage in tons of colors. We carry tons of…

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Abt Exclusive Contests

Abt’s Bracket Challenge is Back

You read that right: Abt’s bracket challenge is back! The men’s basketball tournament is here, and we’re ready with amazing prizes courtesy of LG. Exciting plays, shocking upsets and tales of triumph are just around the corner. Want to enter this year’s bracket challenge? It’s easy. Visit our bracket page and click “Register” to make your picks. The bracket opens today, March 12, at 5:00 p.m. and closes on Thursday, March 16,…

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Abt Exclusive News

Bulls Hall-Of-Famer Artis Gilmore Visits Abt!

Photo of Artis Gilmore on the Chicago Bulls. Text says "Meet 6X NBA All Star and Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer" There is a photo of Tissot Powermatic Watch in a red case beside him.

While the college tournaments begin, we’re excited to invite former Chicago Bulls player Artis Gilmore to Abt for an exciting meet-and-greet! The sensational Chicago player in the ’70s, 6-time NBA all-star and Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer will be here in our Atrium between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on March 16. He’s partnering with the high-quality Swiss watch brand Tissot to show off just what their timepieces can do.   That Thursday,…

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Cooking Home Tips Products

Entertaining Essentials for College Basketball

group of men on a leather couch cheering for a basketball game on TV

The men’s college basketball tournament starts next week—are you ready? If you’re hosting friends and family for the most exciting games of the season, you need to make sure you have the right things for entertaining. Upgraded electronics and gadgets for championship-worthy eats are a must, for sure. We’ve rounded up our top picks to ensure that your basketball get-together is a slam dunk.   Catch All the Basketball Action with a…

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A Shepherd’s Pie Recipe from BlueStar!

Chef Susan from Bluestar and Larry Rivlin from Abt stand beside each other smiling in the BlueStar kitchen

March is finally here, and it’s a month we associate with St. Patrick’s Day and Irish heritage. Chicago has a strong history of both, so Chef Susan from BlueStar picked the perfect recipe: shepherd’s pie. She described it perfectly:  “It’s a traditional Irish dish with lots of variations. If you look it up online, you’d probably come up with tons of different recipes. That’s because it started as kind of a ‘clean…

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Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight! Stefan Johnson

Stefan Johnson, HR Manager at Abt, stands beside a fern, smiling. They are in front of a window. The words "Employee Spotlight! Stefan Johnson" are on the image.

We’ve managed to miss February’s Employee Spotlight by just one day, but we’re starting March off perfectly. This month’s spotlight features Stefan Johnson, our Human Resources Manager. One of his jobs is to know (and care about) everyone, and he manages to do it at Abt—a place with hundreds of employees in dozens of departments. You may have seen Stefan out on our sales floor before: one of his many duties is…

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Abt Exclusive Home Tips

Spring Cleaning, the Abt Way

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Spring is less than a month away, which means it’s time to grab the vacuum and get ready for spring cleaning! Spring also means allergy season, making this the perfect time of year to rid your home of allergens like dust. While you may think of us as an appliance and electronics store, Abt is also here to help you with everything around your home. From HVAC services to cleaning essentials, we’re…

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