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May 2008

Events

Ever Seen A Plasma Windmill?

There are many great attractions and interactive displays located throughout our showroom, but one that sometimes gets overlooked is the Plasma Windmill. You can see this amazing video display slowly turning high up on the wall behind the fountain as you enter our Atrium area. This unique windmill, currently the only active one in the world, was originally designed for the annual Consumer Electronics Show by Panasonic’s computer engineers in Osaka, Japan.…

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Memorial Day Specials

After a long winter spent in hibernation, most people can hardly wait to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. If you’re looking for some new items to kick off your summer activities in style, our Memorial Day sale will help you get just what you’re looking for at great prices. Nothing chases away those lingering winter blues better than a delicious backyard barbeque. We carry all types of outdoor grills—including charcoal,…

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Gifts That’ll Make Your Grad Glad

Think of the long hours spent in boring classes and the even longer, even more boring hours spent studying. Think of the worry, the stress, and the bad dreams where you accidentally show up at school in just your underwear. Now that you’re fending off the cold sweats, aren’t you glad you’re not in school anymore? The graduate or graduates in your life deserve a special reward for all they’ve gone through,…

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Learning Center Products

Sound Advice For Your Boat

Now that the weather is getting warmer and summer is just around the corner, it’s time to think about getting out on the water and enjoying some time away from work. If you happen to own a boat or are thinking about getting one, you also should consider installing a new sound system or upgrading your old one. Our mobile department has a great new marine display in the form of a…

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Abt Is Ranked Among The Top Internet Retailers

Internet Retailer, a monthly national business magazine, web site conference, and directory serving the retailing community, has once again recognized Abt as one of America’s 500 largest e-retailers, based on annual 2007 Internet sales. Our company also has moved up in the past year from 25th to 21st in the Computers/ Electronics category.   Internet Retailer determines its rankings through its own research—which is confirmed by the various retailers—involving company financial, operational,…

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Great Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

There are lots of nice things you can do to make this Mother’s Day special, but if you want to give that wonderful lady in your life something that will last, you’ve come to the right place. Abt has hundreds of great electronic and appliance gift ideas in a variety of styles to please even the most hard-to-buy-for Mothers. Digital Cameras and Camcorders always make great gifts, allowing you to capture memories…

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New Feature Makes Your Buying Decisions Easier

Today marks the debut of a helpful new function on our website—a “Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought” feature. When you visit our web pages for the products you have in mind, you will be shown companion items and accessories that customers have bought at Abt in addition to those products. We hope this feature, along with our Buying Guides, Guidesters, and Customer Reviews, will help make your buying decisions much…

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Fox Business Network Visits Abt

The Fox Business Network channel visited Abt today to shoot a series of short live segments in our store for its national reports. The segments took place in a variety of locations throughout our showroom and ran once an hour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central time. Bob Abt is interviewed as Jon Abt looks on. The Fox news team takes footage of our atrium and fountain. Jon and Bob Abt…

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