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Remembering Bob Abt

"'Keep a low profile, and let what you do speak for itself.' These are the words Dad lived by, and his legacy is living proof."
-Mike Abt
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Bob Abt (4/10/1938 - 7/23/2015)

"If only the world could be like the children's comedy juggling act two of my grandchildren and I saw at Navy Pier... That it really is possible for people of different cultures and races to get along with each other and have some future that is not so terrible."

Bob Abt - Voice of the People 2001
Chicago Tribune

Media Tributes to Bob Abt
Chicago Tribune - Bob Abt of Abt Electronics, Who 'Raised Bar' For Ethical Retail, Dies at 77

ABC 7 Chicago - Bob Abt, CEO of Abt Electronics, Passes Away

WGN Radio - Sirott and Murciano Spend Some Time Remembering Bob Abt

Crains - Abt Electronics Chief Robert Abt Has Died

Dealerscope - Abt Electronics CEO Bob Abt Dies

TWICE - Chicago Retail Legend Bob Abt Dies at 77

Glenview Patch - Bob Abt, CEO of Abt Electronics, Dies

Glenview Lantern - Abt Electronics CEO, Son of Founders, Dies

Journal Topics - Abt Electronics Patriarch Passes Away

Appliance Retailer - US Retail Icon Bob Abt Passes Away

Chicago Sun-Times - Abt Electronics CEO Robert 'Bob' Abt Dead at 77

Every goddamn Day - Bob Abt Created a Sprawling World of Wonder

CEA - CEA Mourns Passing of Consumer Electronics Retail Legend Bob Abt

TWICE - Industry Mourns Bob Abt
Bob Abt is a legend in the business world, and anyone who knew him or knew of him would agree. His legacy will live on at Abt and will continue to thrive through his friends, family, and employees. Although Bob Abt may not be with us in person, he will always be with us in spirit. Rest in peace, Bob - you will forever be in our hearts.

What Our Customers Say About Us

Great service! My shipment arrived right on time. Our delivery agent was fantastic. I would give ABT more stars if I could!
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May 16, 2023 was easy to navigate and always our go-to when looking for appliances. Shipping and delivery was quick, efficient and awesome!
Kelly S. - Indian Wells, CA
May 16, 2023
My experience with ABT was great! You were the only place that I contacted that had the range in stock. It was delivered a week before the expected date.
Darryl W. - Saint Clair Shores, MI
May 15, 2023
Free shipping, excellent delivery service, and the price on the product was very competitive. Sales rep was very helpful and pleasant to deal with. What more can you ask.
Lawrence G. - Ellison Bay, WI
May 19, 2023
The ABT Team, They came, delivered, setup & remove the old unit & box and were very Proffesional, Courteous & fast. I look forward to doing more business with ABT. Thank You...
Leo D. - Chicago, IL
May 11, 2023
Excellent very thorough and extremely polite gentleman to install my new washer!!
Aleka/dennis N. - Niles, IL
May 16, 2023
Item arrived on time, works great. Very pleased with the whole transaction.
Tim G. - Mccleary, WA
May 15, 2023
Delivery was great. Communication was excellent and the driver called 10 minutes before arrival.
Sonia L. - Chicago, IL
May 11, 2023
I was truly impressed with how quickly my order was filled and sent out. Great prices and fast shipping will have me coming back. Thanks!
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May 19, 2023