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November 2009

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Is Cyber Monday the New Black Friday?

Black Friday, a flood of people entered the Abt showroom for our first early opening in history. Will Cyber Monday realize the same flurry of people on Abt.com and in our phone sales department? Traditionally, Black Friday has been the busiest shopping day of the year. In recent years, Cyber Monday has given Black Friday a run for its money. What will this year bring? Will Cyber Monday outshine Black Friday??? -Kelly…

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Stay Safe When Shopping On-Line

This holiday season, many people will be doing some, if not all of their shopping on-line. On-line shopping is a fast, easy way to get shopping finished without ever setting foot in a mall. Stores like Abt.com are customer-friendly, and we take many necessary steps to insure that customer information is safe and protected. Many stores are the same way. Unfortunately, like a pick-pocket in a crowded shopping mall, there are scammers…

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Where to go to find the perfect present? Abt Electronics!

It’s always my goal to give unique gifts during the holiday season. They don’t have to be the most expensive, just uber thoughtful. I spend hours on end trying to find the perfect gift ideas. This year, I think it may be easier to buy for my friends who love their iPods. I was surfing the internet and found wooden (of all things) iPod speakers. We all have that hard-to-buy-for person on…

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What Will You Buy on Black Friday?

Consumer Reports did a poll about the most wanted products this Black Friday. The poll showed that 70 percent of the 1,001 adults, who participated, planned to purchase consumer electronics, and 71 percent plans to buy clothing. Almost surprising, more than half of the Black Friday shoppers polled will be purchasing an electronic for themselves. Not as surprising, approximately three-quarters of the same shoppers polled will be purchasing an electronic for someone…

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Is This the New Blackberry Pearl?

  The Blackberry Pearl 8100  is due for an update and it’s coming soon. I don’t have specifications for the new phone, but I do know the trackball will be replaced with a touch pad. The new model will also have a Sure Type keyboard, just like its predecessor. Possibly the best feature of the long-awaited new Pearl is its faster 3G status. Will the new battery design impact the phone? I…

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California… Trend setting?

  Has energy efficiency become a nationwide trend? That seems to be the case. Every time I open the newspaper, go to a store and see all of the reusable bags, or read an article on the web, I see different agencies, consumers, and companies making green efforts. Wednesday, California adopted new energy-efficiency rules for TVs smaller than 58 inches. Accounting for around 10% of the energy consumed in average homes, California…

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DVDs for Blu-rays?

    If you could trade in your DVDs for movies in Blu-ray format, would you? Warner Bros. is betting that you will. This holiday season Warner Bros. has implemented a program allowing owners to trade in all of their Warner Bros. DVDs to exchange them for the same movie in Blu-ray format. Warner Bros. created a website to get your Blu-ray collection jump-started. If you visit www.DVD2blu.com, you can get instructions…

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Explore Our New Specials Category

Abt is constantly working to make Abt.com easier to navigate and more informative. Currently we are updating the buying guides, product information, and staying up-to-date with technology for our customers. One of the latest improvements to Abt.com is the new specials category. It will effortlessly guide you to our weekly specials, new arrivals, best selling items, merchandise available for pre-order, the top-reviewed products we carry, just-reduced models, displays and returned merchandise. Next…

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Abt Knows What You Really Want

Gift registries aren’t only for babies and weddings anymore; now Abt has wish list and birthday registries for their customers. How much fun would it be opening presents if they came from a list that you created? No more gaudy, holiday sweaters or another gift you will put in storage forever. You could actually get birthday, holiday or wish list gifts that you want. Abt will help you create a registry for…

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