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Employee Spotlight! Jake and Dave Iffland

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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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Activities for Father’s Day: Make It Exciting!

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Activities for Father’s Day should go beyond just gift-giving (and offering Dad a well-deserved nap). This is Dad’s time, and he should spend it enjoying every moment. Our team of brainstormers has cooked up a few ideas, thinking about what our own pops would like to do the most when it comes to activities for Father’s Day. So whether your father, husband, uncle or grandfather loves watching sports or baking torte, he’s…

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Gifts for Dad

While every day is a good day to let your father know how much you love him, Father’s Day is an especially great one. But it can also be a difficult task, because dads are notoriously hard to shop for—we’ve all heard the jokes about ties, socks, and “World’s Best Dad” mugs. Sometimes, all you need is to be pointed in the right direction with some specific gift recommendations. Here’s a list…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Men’s Watches

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Father’s Day is just over a week away, and if you’re still struggling with finding the perfect gift for Dad, we’re here to help. We’ve got just about every new gadget you can imagine, BBQ grills to fulfill any backyard chef’s wildest dreams, and high-tech massaging recliners that will melt away all of his stress. But all of those options can complicate your gift-giving. So we’re narrowing down our list of Father’s…

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Father’s Day 2017 Gift Ideas

We know how tough it is to find that perfect gift for Dad. This year, bypass the usual suspects and go for something a little more exciting. Here’s our guide to Father’s Day 2017 gift ideas that Dad is sure to love, whatever type of man he is. The Grill Guru If your dad is the kind of guy that loves to cook over an open flame, no matter the weather, we’ve…

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Father’s Day is Just Around the Corner…

Think your dad is the World’s Best Dad? Then show him! There’s not much time left to shop for something great for that special person, but Abt is here to help.  Check out our visit at Chicagoland’s WGN station for our segment of Father’s Day Gift Ideas. If you aren’t sure what to get, you can always get an Abt Gift Card and have him choose whatever catches his eye.…

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WGN Features Abt Father’s Day Gifts

Josh Davis, a salesman here at Abt, visited Chicago’s WGN station this week to talk about some great gift ideas for Father’s day.  Find out what’s hot and perfect that’ll surely please dad. The following is a list of all the products featured in the segment: Weber 3 Piece Stainless Steel Tool Set $29 Krups Beertender Home Beer-Tap System Keg Cooler $99 HP Photosmart C310a Premium e-All-In-One Printer $149 Polk Audio outdoor speakers $149 Ray-Ban Aviator…

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