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ABC’s Hungry Hound Visits Dylan’s Candy Bar at Abt

Earlier this month, Steve Dolinsky, aka ABC 7 Chicago’s “Hungry Hound” food critic, stopped by our Dylan’s Candy Bar to sample some sweets in anticipation of Halloween. To celebrate the arrival of the spooky holiday, the segment aired this past weekend. Check out the video below to find out what he thought, and make sure to stop by for something sweet on your next visit to Abt.…

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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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2016: Abt’s Year in Review

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away, which brings to an end one of the most fun-filled, eventful years in Abt’s history. As we close out 2016, here’s a look back at some of the notable happenings at Abt, in no particular order: Unveiling of the Abt Inspiration Studio The Inspiration Studio is the result of Bob Abt’s vision for the ultimate kitchen showroom imaginable. As John Hammond from Jurassic…

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Abt Receives the BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics

We are honored to have been chosen as a recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s 2016 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics.   Presented annually, the Torch is awarded to companies that “exemplify marketplace trust and excellence.” This year, Abt was one of six companies to win the coveted award. It’s our first Torch Award win in nearly twenty years, and we’re proud to accept it on behalf of all of our employees who…

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Inside the New Microsoft Gaming Room at Abt

If you’ve ever been to our Glenview showroom, you know that things are always changing. We’re always trying to find ways to make the shopping experience easier, more efficient, or more fun whether by adding product-focused boutiques like the Gourmet Shop or one-of-a-kind showrooms like the new Inspiration Studio. Our latest improvement is the new Microsoft gaming room, a space dedicated to Xbox and other Windows-based gaming products.…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Information

The problematic phablet has officially been axed After a tumultuous few months that included countless news stories, multiple product advisories and an offer to replace units they suspected of being problematic, Samsung has officially discontinued the beleaguered Galaxy Note 7 over concerns about the devices overheating and exploding. No new Note 7s will be produced, and all existing units will be recalled.…

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B&W Speaker Gallery Now Open

B&W Speakers find a new home at Abt Electronics One of the latest additions to our product selection, and one that’s got our audio guys really excited, is our new collection of speakers from Bowers & Wilkins. B&W Speakers (as they’re known to their fans) are some of the most highly-rated speakers available today. One of the progenitors of audiophile-level speakers, B&W have continuously put out innovative products that have won over…

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WGN TV Visits Abt for Father’s Day Gift Ideas

WGN-TV Chicago reporter Marcus Leshock, who covers Chicago’s most interesting cultural and social offerings, swung by Abt a few days ago to give viewers a glimpse of some epic Father’s Day gifts. While we mentioned yesterday that plenty of Dads would be happy to just have a fun Father’s Day with their loved ones in lieu of a gift, we’re also pretty sure that most Dads wouldn’t refuse an 85″ Samsung 4K…

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Come Experience The Largest Samsung TV: The 75″ LED 9000 Series

Tomorrow, August 10th 2012,  Abt will be premiering Samsung’s brand new 75″ LED 9000 Series Smart TV from 6 pm – 8 pm on our showroom floor (1200 N Milwaukee Ave, Glenview, IL, 60025).  Originally debuted alongside Space Shuttle Enterprise, this Samsung flat screen TV is longer, corner-to-corner, than any one of the USA Olympic ‘Fab 5’ Gymnasts, and is only as thick as the gold medals that they won. It’s not just a pretty…

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Abt in The News: Success and Expansion

While other Electronics Retailers Scramble to Adapt to a Changing Market, Abt flexes, molds, and pushes onward. There isn’t some secret recipe for success  kept under lock and key and guarded by three mid-evil Knights and an “Abt Dragon”, deep below our recycling center…or is there?  Abt’s focus on providing our customers with a uniquely enjoyable in-store experience and customer service so outstanding you don’t even recognize it, is the reason we continue…

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