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November 2007

Events

Abt Makes Internet Hot 100

At Abt, we try hard to do everything we can to please our customers, whether they’re visiting our Chicago area store or checking out our website. We are proud to have received numerous awards and other recognition for exceptional customer service throughout our more than 70-year history, the latest being named one of the Hot 100 Best Retail Web Sites by Internet Retailer.com. Mentioned in particular is the Guidester tool on our…

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What is HD Radio?

Have you seen or heard the ads about HD Radio but still aren’t sure exactly what it is? Don’t feel bad—you’re not alone. Many people are still in the dark about HD Radio and whether it’s something they would want for their home or car audio systems. The part about delivering crystal-clear sound is easy enough to understand, but what about that “stations between the stations” stuff the ads talk about? Here’s a…

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Events

Let Your Fingers Do the Shopping

If you’re reading this, congratulations! You made it through Black Friday without getting trampled, or at least not badly enough to keep you from turning on your computer. There couldn’t be a better day to do just that, because today is Cyber Monday, the internet version of Black Friday. The term was coined a few years ago by Shop.org, the online division of the National Retail Federation, in recognition of the huge…

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Chase Away the Black Friday Blues

Does Black Friday give you the blues? Many people can’t stand waiting in long lines at 3 a.m. just for the chance to save a few dollars on items the stores want to get rid of. Abt takes a different approach to most things, so instead of offering just five crazy hours, we’re giving you five days to pick out the things you really want—with an additional 5% off our already low…

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Gobble Up These Helpful Hints

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the many blessings we have in our lives, such as family and friends. It’s also a time to relax, stuff yourself, maybe watch some football—you know, the really important things in life. If you’re preparing the Thanksgiving feast this year—and personally, I wouldn’t touch that task with a 10-foot turkey leg—we can fill you in on some kitchen accessories that will make the job a…

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It’s About Time

New to the Atrium area of our store is the Abt Time Boutique, which officially opened the day before our Customer Appreciation Sale (see below). We currently carry several fine Swiss watch lines including Gucci, Rado, Swiss Army, and Tissot, as well as Citizen, Hamilton, Seiko, Skagen, and Suunto. These watches and others are also available on our website (click here). This is an exciting new endeavor for us at Abt—one that our…

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Abt Shows Its Appreciation

As you can see from the photos below, our Customer Appreciation Day (held on Sunday, Nov. 4) was a huge success once again with our loyal customers. Abt holds these sales a few times a year to give returning customers a chance to get the latest electronics and appliances at special prices. On hand throughout the day were more than 250 Abt salespeople, 150 manufacturer representatives, and more than 12,000 customers who helped make this event a spectacular success.   —by Graham…

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