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2019: Abt's Year in Review

As we wrap up 2019, here’s a look back at the major events of the year. Renovations Galore 2019 saw big changes for our showroom. Anyone who knows us knows we’re always changing things around—whether that’s by switching out a small display here and there, or completely gutting and remodeling a large section of the sales floor. This…

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Get Your Last-Minute Gifts On Time

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As it seems to do every year, the first half of December has flown by in a blur and now we’re just days from Christmas. Those of us who haven’t finished our holiday shopping are now in crunch-time, and with a weekend in between today and the big day, getting gifts on time could get tricky. Thankfully, there…

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines — 2019

Thanks to a quirk of the calendar, the 2019 holiday shopping season has been unusually short. Black Friday was less than three weeks away, but we’re already about to reach the nationwide holiday shipping deadlines. If you’ve been procrastinating with your holiday shopping, you don’t have many days left to ensure your goods arrive before Christmas. Here are…

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Visit the Newly-Remodeled Tumi Boutique

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Anyone who’s ever visited our Glenview showroom knows that we like to keep things changing. At any given time, there’s likely a major renovation in progress. Since its construction, our atrium has evolved countless times, and the Tumi Boutique is the most recent section to get a makeover. The redesigned room features a lighter, more open layout—the perfect…

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Abt is a Top Workplace for the Tenth Year in a Row

Earlier this month, we were delighted to receive some good news: Abt had been recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in the Chicagoland area for 2019. This year marks the tenth in a row that we’ve been honored with that accolade in The Chicago Tribune’s annual poll, and we couldn’t be prouder. We owe awards like these…

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Celebrating America Recycles Day

November 15th is America Recycles Day, a day dedicated to educating people on the importance of recycling, and motivating them to make it a regular part of their lives. While recycling seems like an easy concept, there are enough rules that it can get confusing—and that can be discouraging. America Recycles Day aims to take some of the…

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New Tamron E-Mount Lenses Announced

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Some great news for Sony mirrorless camera users! Tamron has just announced the release of a trio of prime lenses built specifically for the E-mount system. Comprised of 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm models, the new Tamron E-mount lenses sport a feature set—and price point—that could potentially make them instant favorites.  Each lens in the new lineup has a…

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New Bowers & Wilkins Headphones Announced

It’s been just about two years since Bowers & Wilkins released the stellar PX wireless headphones, and even longer since the other models in the P lineup first hit the market. In that time, the company has revamped many of their most popular bookshelf and floorstanding speakers, and released their acclaimed Formation system—the industry’s first true audiophile-quality wireless…

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The new Apple iPhone 11, Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, and More Announced

It wouldn’t be September without the start of football and a major product announcement from Apple. At today’s Apple Event, the company announced revisions to their entire lineup, and released official details on a pair of upcoming services. Here’s everything we learned at the Apple event today. Apple ArcadeAnnounced earlier this year, Apple’s subscription gaming service was fleshed…

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Congratulations to the Fall 2019 Star Employees

Keeping Abt running smoothly day after day is a team effort in the truest sense. More than 1,500 employees call our Glenview showroom home—from the accounts payable department to our HVAC service and install crews. If there’s a job to be done, we try to do it in-house, and that takes dedication from all parties involved. Twice a…

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