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Inside the New Microsoft Gaming Room at Abt

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

If you’ve ever been to our Glenview showroom, you know that things are always changing. We’re always trying to find ways to make the shopping experience easier, more efficient, or more fun whether by adding product-focused boutiques like the Gourmet Shop or one-of-a-kind showrooms like the new Inspiration Studio. Our latest improvement is the new Microsoft gaming room, a space dedicated to Xbox and other Windows-based gaming products.

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‘Cash For Cameras’ Trade-In Event Returns to Abt

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

After a successful turnout earlier this year, the camera trade-in event with National Camera Exchange returns to Abt this weekend. If you’ve got an old film or digital camera, camera lenses, or any other camera gear collecting dust at home, this is a perfect opportunity to get rid of it and earn some cash.

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Abt Halloween Costume Contest 2016

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Another Halloween is in the books, and by the looks of some of the costumes seen at Abt, it was definitely a success. The annual Halloween costume contest is one of our favorite traditions, with hundreds vying for the coveted Best Individual and Best Group awards. This year, we want all of our fans and customers to join in on the voting! Head over to the full album on our Facebook page to see all of the entrants, and click “like” on as many of the photos as you’d like. The individual and group costumes with the most total likes will win cash prizes! The final vote count will be taken at 5PM on Thursday, November 3rd. Thanks for voting, and good luck to all of our participants!

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Information

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The problematic phablet has officially been axed

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After a tumultuous few months that included countless news stories, multiple product advisories and an offer to replace units they suspected of being problematic, Samsung has officially discontinued the beleaguered Galaxy Note 7 over concerns about the devices overheating and exploding. No new Note 7s will be produced, and all existing units will be recalled. (more…)

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10,000 Cupcakes & One Great Cause

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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KitchenAid’s Cook for the Cure® program is back and we hope you can join us again this year to help make a difference. It’s a fun, simple way to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the overall fight against breast cancer. So get ready to Bake, Snap, Share & Support!

All you have to do is bake some cupcakes, snap a photo and share it to Twitter or Instagram with the tags #donate and #10000cupcakes (we also invite you to share who or what inspired you to participate). For every cupcake photo tagged through October 18th, KitchenAid will donate $1 to Susan G. Komen. Take the chance to share your passion for baking and contribute to a good cause at the same time. Also, if you’re looking for a little inspiration, check out our favorite cupcake recipe called “Cherry Pink Cupcakes” – which can be found inside the KitchenAid “Cook for the Cure” cookbook. (Keep reading to find out how you can snag a copy of the cookbook for yourself!)

Cook for the Cure Cupcake Recipe

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Abt’s 4th of July Sale Starts Today!

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

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As the month of June is coming to an end, it’s hard to believe that July is almost here! That means America’s most celebrated holiday is just around the corner, the 4th of July. A weekend dedicated to celebrating the birth of our great country, enjoying awesome firework shows and barbecue, and of course spending time with friends and family. Starting today, celebrate America during our 4th of July Sale! Find great deals on tons of products like appliances, TVs, speakers and more. Stay cool with a new LG 12,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner or enjoy your music outside with Klipsch 5.25″ Two Way All Weather Loudspeakers.  Whatever products you may need for the summer, enjoy incredible savings throughout the site on our already low prices. Hurry while the sale ends Monday, July 4th at 11 pm CST.

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Memorial Day Sale Starts Today!

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

The unofficial kick off to summer is just days away, and we’re starting the summer right with our annual Memorial Day Sale. Save throughout the site, on everything from laundry packages to cameras. Need a fan or A/C unit to keep you cool this summer? Click on the banner below for a promo code that will save you $50 off your purchase of $500 or more.* Act fast and start shopping now while this sale is here until May 30th! Also, free shipping on select grills and A/C units*!

 


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Camera Trade-In & Drone Demonstration Event

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

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Have an old camera collecting dust in your closet? Bring it into Abt this weekend and trade it in for cash or Abt Gift Cards! The National Camera Exchange, a premier buyer and seller of new and used photo equipment, will be in our store to find out the value of your used equipment. Products from all major brands will be accepted, and both film and digital equipment will also be accepted. While not all equipment will be eligible for a cash reward, we don’t want anyone to leave empty-handed so $10 Abt Gift Cards will be given to those whose equipment does not qualify.

Camera Trade-In

 Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th

from 11am-6pm at Abt Electronics

1200 N. Milwaukee Avenue | Glenview, IL | 60025

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See the Easter Bunny at Abt!

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

 

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Our friendly, furry friend is making his annual visit this weekend to Abt! Make a stop at the store on.. 

Friday, March 25th & Saturday, March 26th

12 PM – 4 PM

and get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny at no charge. Kids of all ages are welcome to join and yes, fresh-baked cookies will be served while you’re here. Hope to see you there!

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Customer Appreciation Sale on Abt.com

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Abt Customer Appreciation Sale

Our Customer Appreciation Sale is now underway on Abt.com. The Customer Appreciation Sale is a way of  showing our appreciation to our customers who keep us in business. As a family-owned business, our goal is to give our customers the best shopping experience in-store and online.From now until Sunday, March 13th, save throughout the site during our customer appreciation sale on products like appliances, TVs, vacuums, and more! Don’t miss out on these deals and start shopping now by clicking here!

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