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Black Friday Sales and Promotions

Abt Black Friday Sale Ad

Holiday shopping season officially kicks off in about 48 hours, with the start of Black Friday sale weekend. But while many shoppers—and retail employees—will be queuing up outside in the cold on Thanksgiving night, hoping to get one of a handful of “doorbuster” deals, we’ll all still be at home, enjoying our day off and questioning whether we…

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Enhancements to Abt’s Shipping Department

“More streamlined, more efficient and much faster”.  Those are the descriptions our shipping manager Eric R. used when talking about Abt’s new shipping department changes. With the upcoming holiday months approaching, we want to make sure you get your products on time and exactly the way you wanted   This holiday season, feel confidant in your online purchases and know your gifts are important to us,…

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Thanksgiving & Black Friday Mobile Traffic Up 60% From 2010

Purchasing goods on cellular phones is a growing medium for ecommerce, with users sourcing deals from their phones and tablets before visiting physical stores.  A new study by Usablenet tracked various retail websites and tracked 18 million page views and 1 million mobile users over Thanksgiving and Black Friday. It saw mobile traffic to its clients was up 60%…

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e-Tailers Expecting Big Gains This Holiday Season

According to a newly released poll by Shop.org, a representative of the National Retail Federation, online retailers are expecting a big increase in holiday sales over last year’s.  To generate those gains, more e-tailers will provide free shipping on holiday purchases, up from 84.8 percent last year; nearly a third plan to launch the offers earlier in the…

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Apple Announces MacBook Pro Updates

Apple unveiled updates to its entire MacBook Pro lineup, which have faster processors, improved performance, and larger hard drives without changing prices. The upgrades on the faster MacBook models will be available in time for the 2011 Christmas shopping season. The 13-inch MacBook Pro comes in two configurations, an entry-level configuration that sells for $1,199.00 with an Intel…

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