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Employee Spotlight! Lincoln Buchanan

Lincoln Buchanan on a bike at Abt beside a lift

It’s the end of January, and that means it’s time to showcase another one of Abt’s amazing employees. This month’s Employee Spotlight shines on our lead electrician, Lincoln Buchanan, who has been working here for nearly 18 years. That’s just his career: “I’ve been a part of the Abt family for almost 40 years now. My dad Mike still works here, and we’re blessed to be part of a company that treats…

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Meet Santa at Abt!

Meet Santa Image Schedule 2022

It’s that time of year again…the holidays. The perfect time to meet Santa himself! Every weekend before Christmas he will be swinging by Abt from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., where he’ll be taking photos with the merry visitors who await! Visitors are welcome to meet Santa and take a free photo with him right here in our atrium. If you’re not sure where to go, head for our fountain. You’ll love…

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Big News from LG: Introducing the World’s Largest OLED TV, the 97″ LG OLED evo G2 Gallery Edition TV

Experience home entertainment like never before with the all-new 97″ LG OLED evo G2 Gallery Edition TV. This is the world’s first and largest 97″ OLED TV, and you definitely don’t want to miss out. Its gallery design hugs the wall, which not only looks great in any room but also creates a more immersive viewing experience. Flush mounting and a giant screen deliver a high-end home theater experience without having to…

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Meet the Sonos Sub Mini Subwoofer

a black Sonos sub mini sits on the floor with a beige credenza to its left and a green potted plant to its right

Introducing the Sonos Sub Mini, the latest offering from the audio experts at Sonos. As the name suggests, their newest device is a conveniently compact subwoofer. Despite its diminutive size, this device delivers surprisingly rich, clear and balanced bass tones. Like every product Sonos releases, this subwoofer is designed to work in harmony with the rest of the brand’s lineup to create a stunning whole-home audio setup. Connect it to your home…

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Apple Event September 2022

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The second Apple Event of 2022 was held today. The event, titled “Far Out,” gave an exclusive look at several new launches, including the next generation of iPhone. If you missed it, have no fear—our recap has everything you need to know about what Apple has planned for the far out future.  Tim Cook opened the event on a sprawling green Apple campus, explaining the connectivity between iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch.…

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Employee Spotlight! Rigo & Rey Mora

Rey and Rigo Mora in the Abt Warehouse

As the end of summer approaches, we’re excited to announce that August’s employee spotlight focuses on another duo here at Abt: Rey and Rigo Mora. These two members of the Abt family began their tenure at a young age and worked their way up. After being referred to Abt Electronics by a friend, Rey started working the third shift in the warehouse. A year later, his brother Rigo joined him in working…

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Abt Celebrates Independent Retailer Month

Neighborhood Background Abt Celebrates Independent Retailer Month

#ShopLocal: July is Independent Retailer Month! Smack-dab in the middle of the summer, these four weeks are all about celebrating the merit of supporting your community economically even when it’s not always easy. Abt would like to thank all of our customers for thinking of us first when it comes to your electronics, appliance and home needs. Whether you’re renovating your existing space or shopping online, we’d like to list a few…

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2022 CE Pro 100: Abt Named #6

CE Pro 100 logo with text below that reads "meet the hitmakers"

CE Pro has once again named their top firms for the 2022 CE Pro 100, with Abt taking the #6 spot. This group of top 100 companies are known for their expertise and variety of products. Per the publication, “the median member of the CE Pro 100 has revenues of $6.56 million, up from $5.7 million in 2020. That’s a solid 13% increase driven by the continued demand for smart home technology…the…

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Mike Abt Named a Crain’s 2022 Notable Leader in Sustainability

We’re excited to announce that Crain’s Chicago Business has named co-president Mike Abt a 2022 Notable Leader in Sustainability. The publication notes that these leaders devote considerable resources to environmental efforts and “lead their organizations’ efforts to keep climate change in check.” Crain’s Chicago Business highlighted Mike’s groundbreaking sustainability efforts at Abt, writing: “Mike Abt oversees all financial decisions and sustainability efforts at Abt Electronics. In 2020, he facilitated the expansion of…

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Employee Spotlight! Jake and Dave Iffland

David and Jake Iffland

For this year’s Father’s Day, we couldn’t be happier to feature our IT department’s greatest father-son team, Jake and Dave Iffland. Combined, these two have nearly 40 years of working at Abt.  In 1988, Dave started his career here in the warehouse at only 17. At the recommendation of his grandfather, he headed to the Niles community center and heard word that Abt’s warehouse could always use a pair of helping hands.…

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