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Pete R

Audio

The New Shure AONIC 50 and 215 Wireless Headphones

Shure has been making audio products for nearly a hundred years, and in that time they’ve earned the adoration of some of history’s most popular musicians, cementing their status as one of the top names in the business. But while audio industry pros laud the brand’s technical prowess, you don’t often see their name brought up alongside typical…

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News

How to Contact Us

Most of our customers and fans know about Abt primarily because of our brick & mortar location. Our Chicagoland store is both literally and figuratively the foundation of our business. We appreciate every one that visits us every day—some making the trek from out of state—but we know that many of you are feeling anxious about public interactions…

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News

Meet our Spring 2020 Star Employees

Although Abt is just one store, more than 1500 employees work together to help keep us operating smoothly. From answering customers’ questions during an online chat, to completing one of the thousands of deliveries we perform each week, everyone has a unique role. We are the company we are because each of these employees continuously gives their best…

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Events

Get Ready for the First-Annual Wing Cook-Off

We’re bringing the heat to Abt this month with our first-ever Wing Cook-Off. Join us as five local chefs compete to serve up the tastiest, most mouth-watering wings they can create—all for a good cause. Guests will get to enjoy a sample of wings from each of the chefs, along with assorted refreshments. The winning wings will be…

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Learning Center

3 Ways to Skip the Straw

Today is National Skip the Straw Day, a holiday that encourages you to consider not using a disposable plastic straw in your drink. Plastic straws often end up in our bodies of water, and can be deadly to marine wildlife. Whether you believe that this is a great way to better the environment or think it’s just a…

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Recipes

Fat Tuesday Recipes

Today is Mardis Gras, aka Fat Tuesday, a day devoted to unrepentant gluttony. For those of us in the Chicagoland area, the quintessential way to mark the occasion is by enjoying paczki, a decadent donut-type dessert that hails from Poland. Others may be more familiar with king cake or various other traditional Mardis Gras foods. Whatever your go-to…

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Abt Exclusive News

Merchandise Pickup Gets an Upgrade

In early 2019, our small electronics department underwent a floor-to-ceiling renovation that brought a much-needed modernization to the space. Sleek shelves and brighter lights helped highlight the large selection of headphones, digital cameras, and other small electronics, and made the busy department much easier to navigate. It was the largest upgrade the store had seen since the Inspiration…

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