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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50

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Our holiday gift guides keep rolling on and so does the holiday spirit—but depending on how long your gift list is, your holiday budget may be a little strained. That’s why we’ve assembled a collection of go-to gifts under $50. This list is the perfect solution for a budget-savvy shopper. Instead of splurging on a single gift for one, why not give your friends and loved ones lots to show them you…

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Meet Santa At Abt!

Santa and a reindeer around snow and other xmas imagery. The text reads "Meet Santa & Take a Free Photo With Him 11am -3pm in the Atrium at Abt" and has Abt's address.

A Santa meet and greet? Yes, please! The man of the season will be coming to Abt on the following dates, and shoppers can come meet Santa and take a free photo with him! The holiday season in 2023 is bound to be a great one, especially with great memories you can look back on—make sure you don’t miss out! Check out the dates below to see when Santa’s sleigh will be…

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Abt Exclusive Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight! Gary Quinton

Gary and the logistics team in front of a banner that says "Thank You Gary". The banner is signed by different members of the Logistics team. Gary holds an award.

If you’ve ever had something from Abt shipped to your door from across the country, that product arriving perfectly was likely the result of Gary Quinton and his Logistics team. They’re a fine-tuned machine, helping Abt shoppers across the country to get the products they order on time, whether they live in Los Angeles, Miami or Denver. And a large part of it is thanks to this month’s Employee Spotlight, Gary Quinton.…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Video Game & Gamer Gifts


Picking out gamer gifts can be notoriously difficult, especially if you’re not a player yourself. With new consoles coming out and new ways to play (hello VR) becoming more popular every day, it isn’t getting any easier, either. But we’ve got gamers and tech experts on staff who have the pulse of what’s happening now and what’s coming next in the world of video games. Whether you’re looking for a stocking stuffer…

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Audiophiles

A line of AirPods Max Headphones displayed with holiday greens

The holidays are approaching, and while you may think you’ve got a lot of time to shop for gifts, time runs out quickly. That’s why we’re posting our collection of gift guides right here on the blog, starting with our gift guide for the music lover. Gifts for audiophiles can be tricky. Sonic science can be difficult to pin down, and music lovers can sometimes be particular about tech. That’s why we…

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Abt Exclusive Events

Halloween Costume Contest! Abt Employees Face Off

Amanda from the Candy store dressed up for our costume contest as Hubba Bubba gum

Yesterday was Halloween, and the spooky spirit hasn’t entirely left Abt yet. That’s because we had our annual Halloween costume contest yesterday! On October 31, employees at Abt are welcome to dress to the nines in their favorite costumes. This year we were bound to see witches, horror film classics, Barbies, Kens, and…Mona Lisa, is that you? Our full gallery from our Halloween Costume Contest is posted online to our Facebook page,…

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Abt Exclusive Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight! Vito Colinelli

A photo of our employee spotlight recipient, Vito Colinelli

Our monthly Employee Spotlight always showcases an amazing team member of the Abt family, but October’s pick is particularly exciting. We’re talking about Vito Colinelli, Abt’s executive trainer. A member of the company’s backbone, Vito has been training our specialists and more for nearly 25 years now. The number of installers, plumbers, and carpenters he has helped to train here at Abt is astronomical. We imagine that Vito Colinelli would be able…

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Meet Our Fall 2023 Star Employees!

The photos and job titles of the Fall 2023 star employees at Abt

Welcome back to Chicagoland’s chilly fall season! It’s the time of year when we gather together and enjoy the season with our closest family and friends. But for Abt, we’re prepping for our busiest time of the year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate our amazing staff. That’s why we’re showing off our four Star Employees of the season! Twice a year, we take the time to honor and share the…

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Audio Videos

Video Highlight! Bose QuietComfort Headphones

A woman walking outside wearing the Bose QuietComfort headphones

Audio lovers, get ready: the engineers at Bose have completely reimagined their line of headphones for 2023…and just in time for the holidays. While many are familiar with the name “QuietComfort,” Bose’s easily identifiable over-ear headphones, this year’s models are a little different. That’s because the brand just overhauled its entire 2023 lineup. Customers used to know these products by names like Noise Cancelling Headphones 700, QuietComfort 45 headphones, and QuietComfort Earbuds…

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Things You Didn’t Know About Abt

Abt sales specialist, Larry, standing in front of a spray painted Abt mural.

Whether you’re a loyal customer or are just seeing the name “Abt Electronics” for the first time, there’s lots to learn about Abt, our history, and where we’re going. From fun facts to integral parts of our business, there’s so much that makes our store different. We’ve been going strong for 86 years: read up on what makes us special in our blog post on 76 things you didn’t know about Abt.…

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