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  • April 16, 2014
    Abt Electronics and Appliances, the largest independent, single-store retailer of appliances and electronics in the country, is joining forces with the City of Chicago to help local residents recycle their "e-waste" in an environmentally friendly fashion for the second year in a row......
  • April 9, 2014
    Just when you thought home theater couldn’t get any more decadent, Abt Electronics in Glenview built the luxurious David Abt Theatre to showcase the latest in all things state-of-the-art.....
  • February 14, 2014
    Still looking for fun and interesting Valentine's Day gifts to share with your readers? The experts at Abt (Abt.com), one of the nation's largest independent electronics and appliance retailers, have done the legwork and made their recommendations for this year's top gifts that say "I love you" in a way only red-colored electronics and appliances can....
  • January 30, 2014
    Glenview, Ill., January 30, 2014 –Two of the biggest sporting events of the year are happening in February.  First Seattle faces Denver in the Super Bowl on February 2, then just four days later, the Winter Olympics kicks off in Sochi.  Many people will be watching from the comfort of their living rooms and...
  • April 16, 2013
    Glenview, Ill., April 16, 2013 – Abt Electronics, one of the nation's largest independent, single-store appliance and electronics retailers, is joining forces with the City of Chicago and Chicago Green Office Challenge to help local residents recycle their "e-waste" in an environmentally friendly fashion. On Monday, April 22, in honor of Earth Day, Abt will help make Chicagoland a little "greener" by encouraging...
  • April 5, 2013
    The Bears will be hosting two home games in one week: first on Monday, October 21 against the Detroit Lions and on Sunday, October 28 against the Carolina Panthers. Tailgating is a time-honored tradition in Chicago taken very seriously, and tailgating pros will want to be prepared...
  • April 4, 2013
    Two of the biggest sporting events of the year are happening in February. First Seattle faces Denver in the Super Bowl on February 2, then just four days later, the Winter Olympics kicks off in Sochi. Many people will be watching from the comfort of their living rooms and Abt Electronics, the nation's largest single-store retailer of electronics and appliances is here to help put your viewing experience over-the-top....
  • April 3, 2013
    Before you hit the road this summer or jet-off to tropical paradise, make sure you are prepared with the travel essentials. The experts at Abt Electronics, the nation's largest single-store retailer of electronics and appliances, are here to make sure you have everything you need for the ultimate summer vacation....
  • April 2, 2013
    Abt Electronics, one of the nation's largest independent retailers and leading nationwide presence through its e-commerce site Abt.com, is proud to be the exclusive retailer for the new Samsung OLED TV in the Chicagoland area. Equipped with real color, ultimate contrast, unprecedented picture quality and a multiview option, Samsung OLED TV will be available at Abt starting this weekend, August 17th....
  • April 1, 2013
    Television sets are being revolutionized thanks to the introduction of Ultra HD TVs. Featuring the most cutting-edge technology such as four times more resolution than full HD, incredible screen size that doesn't compromise the picture quality (like Samsung's new 85" UHD TV), and ability to control the TV via smartphones, tablets or voice control - home viewing will never be the same....
  • January 31, 2013
    Chicago –January 31, 2013– Abt Electronics today announced that it has been named one of America's Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics. Abt was ranked #20 nationwide among 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs. The National Top Workplaces list...
  • December 13, 2012
    Glenview, Ill., December 13, 2012 – The ever-changing technology landscape just got a whole lot bigger thanks to the introduction of 4K Ultra High-Definition televisions. The display on these giant-screen TVs are more than eight million pixels of resolution - four times the resolution of today’s conventional high-definition televisions!...
  • November 26, 2012
    Glenview, Ill., November 26, 2012 – The holiday shopping season is off to a strong start for the consumer electronics industry thanks to a variety of new tablet and television offerings. Individuals are shelling out in a big way when it comes to the hottest, portable electronics, according to Abt Electronics, one of the nation’s largest independent retailers...
  • November 14, 2012
    Glenview, Ill., November 14, 2012 – Abt Electronics gears up for a big reveal this weekend and the Chicagoland area is invited! Abt has selected their picks of hot holiday gifts and assembled a panel of experts to discuss and demo these items while talking about holiday shopping trends...
  • June 30, 2012
    With an estimated 600 million appliances at work in households across the country, Americans are spending more than $15 billion a year on new appliances. Whether you're looking to replace an old appliance or get the most out of your current unit, the experts over at Abt Electronics and Appliances, the largest independent, single-store appliance and electronics retailers in the country, have tips and advice for consumers...
  • June 29, 2012
    With an estimated 600 million appliances at work in households across the country, Americans are spending more than $15 billion a year on new appliances. Whether you're looking to replace an old appliance or get the most out of your current unit, the experts over at Abt Electronics and Appliances, the largest independent, single-store appliance and electronics retailers in the country, have tips and advice for consumers...
  • June 28, 2012
    Abt Electronics is the largest single-store retailer of electronics and appliances in the country and is currently celebrating its 77th year in business. The company has an amazing history (as you can see below, "77 Things You May Not Know About Abt.") Some of these items are really fascinating.....
  • June 27, 2012
    Consumer electronics retailers around the country are always anxious for the launch of the latest technology so they can be among the first to offer the products to their eager customers. But why are leading brands such as Samsung, Sony and LG choosing to launch their newest must-haves at the single-store, family owned retailer Abt Electronics in Glenview, IL vs. the big-box retailers?....
  • June 26, 2012
    Abt Electronics, one of the nation's largest independent retailers and leading nationwide presence through its e-commerce site Abt.com, is proud to be the first retailer in the nation to host a new product launch event with Samsung for their new UHD, Plasma and LED TVs.......
  • June 25, 2012
    Chicagoland has more than 40,000 residents of Austrian descent and has been called the most Austrian city outside of Austria itself (Here is some history of Austrians in Chicago: http://tinyurl.com/kndyjdv.) Two important days for Chicagoans of Austrian descent are approaching. Austrian American Day is September 26 and Austrian National Day is October 26......
  • June 24, 2012
    Jolane's Restaurant and Bar, located in Glenview, is turning 5 and will be celebrating by offering 50% every food item on the menu after 4pm, September 10 - 15. Jolane's offers American cuisine with an Austrian flare. Enjoy any of Chef Jose Guerrero's popular dishes from his mouth-watering Wagyu Beef Sliders, to his yummy Cedar Planked Salmon to his popular Braised Austrian Beef Brisket. All half off!.....
  • June 23, 2012
    Friday is the day! The much-hyped iPhone 5s and 5c will be available at Apple Stores and Apple retailers everywhere. While excited consumers will be waiting in line, media will be clamoring to get a first look at the new phones and try them out for themselves.....
  • June 22, 2012
    With summer kicking off this Memorial Day Weekend, it's time to fire up those backyard burners! Nearly 90% of households own a grill with an incredible 69% of people owning a gas grill! Grilling out is one of the greatest summer traditions of all time - will you be participating this weekend?....
  • June 21, 2012
    Many students will be heading back to college in a few weeks. Whether they are staying in a dorm room or living in an apartment, the latest technology will make college life simpler and more efficient....
  • June 20, 2012
    As Big Box retailers continue to downsize, Abt Electronics is defying the odds. Abt has recently expanded their store both in size and in offerings. Abt, one of the nation's leading independent-electronics appliance retailers and has a strong nationwide presence through its e-commerce site...
  • June 19, 2012
    Glenview, Ill., June 19, 2012 – Since going into business in 1936, Abt Electronics in Glenview, Il, knows the best way to be successful is to continually listen to their customers’ needs. That is why Abt, one of the nation’s largest independent retailers and leading nationwide presence through its e-commerce site Abt.com, is thrilled to announce...
  • April 30, 2012
    Calling all Antique scavengers or amateur collectors! Now is your chance to show-off your most coveted pieces. Abt Electronics, one of the nation’s largest independent retailers and leading nationwide presence through its e-commerce site Abt.com, is looking for...
  • November 29, 2011
    While many retailers attempted to jump-start the 2011 holiday shopping season by offering pre-Black Friday online deals, Cyber Monday was still the busiest online shopping day so far. Jon Abt, co-president of Abt Electronics, reports a 21 percent e-commerce sales increase on Nov. 28...
  • September 9, 2011
    Abt Electronics has added 10 new technology, kitchen and car accessory brands, including Dell, to the 5,000+ products in its 65,000-square-foot showroom and online store (http://www.abt.com) The additions expand the offerings that have made Abt, based in Glenview, IL, the largest independent single-store operation of its kind in the country...
  • March 23, 2010
    Familiar features from Abt.com will be available on Abt's mobile site. Type Abt.com into the browser of any handheld mobile device and get automatically redirected to a mobile version of Abt.com, modified and perfected for use with a mobile device...
  • February 17, 2010
    In a tough economic climate, Abt Electronics is sustaining the environment, conserving energy and reducing costs with its Green Program. 'Our goal is to have no waste, and we are close,' said Mike Abt, company president of Abt Electronics. "It's a core value of the company and is demonstrated in everything we do."...
  • January 21, 2010
    Social media is a proven way to drive sales. What is the best way to influence social media tools and make them perform for business? Chicago-based Abt Electronics, the largest single-store consumer electronics and appliance retailer in the country, knows there is more work to be done than simply posting information to their blog or social media accounts...
  • October 9, 2009
    When Mary met John, during the course of the evening John mentioned in passing he needed a new television. Mary told John there was only one place to go - Abt Electronics. John indicated he would meet her at Abt on one condition, that Mary would have dinner with him...
  • September 21, 2009
    You Are Cordially Invited To The Time Watch Boutique Watch Fair 2009 In The Atrium At Abt...
  • July 30, 2008
    Abt Electronics now offers new online payment options to make shopping online for electronics easier with Abt financing, PayPal and delayed billing options. Abt financing allows customers to purchase products on www.abt.com or in the Glenview, Illinois store using an Abt Card offered by GE bank...
  • May 22, 2008
    A leading supplier of electronics online and in their showroom, Abt Electronics has hundreds of gift ideas for graduates to help get them started on their career paths. "Graduation is such a pivotal time in a young person's life and it is important to show them you are proud of their accomplishments...
  • February 29, 2008
    Toshiba's announcement that it will stop production of HD DVD players has spurred the Chicago-based Abt Electronics store to shift its focus towards Blu-ray players, and to increase its Blu-ray inventory in order to meet customer demand for this product...

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