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August 2009

Products Videos

Dollars for Dishwashers???

“Cash for Appliances” is the latest Federal stimulus program. Similar to the “Cash for Clunkers” program, the government is hoping to stimulate the economy and help consumers save money in the long run with Energy Star appliances. According to an article in today’s Wall Street Journal (where Abt’s showroom was featured), each state will individually determine how much of a $50 to $200 rebate will be offered for specific energy-saving appliances. Abt’s…

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Technology News

Missing You Might Be Easier With ASUS

Although I’ve never sent a kid to college, I imagine that it’s a daunting task. Missing that child has got to be unbearable. Or, what if a loved one has to move, or even travel a lot? Connecting with that person face-to-face would be a great comfort. ASUS Videophone for Skype might just be an answer to the question, how can I make missing my friends and family easier, when they are…

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Events

Kids Ruled the Day at Abt

Sunday, August 23, 2009 Abt Electronics hosted our 6th Kids Day, and what a success it was! The turn out was amazing. We scheduled the event from 12-4 with crafts and goodies planned for all who attended. According to Cari Boyk, the Customer Service Manager the event drew over 160 kids from all over the area. She said we ran out of goodie bags by 3:30. For the next event we can…

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Events

Kids Take Over at Abt!

Once again, it’s time for kids to rule the day at Abt Electonics. Sunday, August 23, 2009 from 12-4 pm is Abt’s 6th Kid’s Day event, and we know it will be more fun than ever! Back to School is the theme for this Kids Day event. The Glenview Library will be on site to register kids, from the Glenview area, for library cards. There will be library information on-hand for non-Glenview…

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Events

Abt Has Something To Celebrate!

Abt Electronics is proud to be acknowledged on the 2009 Inc. 5000 List of the fastest growing private companies in America! It’s an honor to be recognized for all of the hard work put into building a company that now has a place on the same list where companies like Microsoft, Under Armour, and Oracle once appeared. Who would have thought, in 1936, when Abt was founded that it would one day…

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Learning Center

A World of Butterflies Await

One of the store’s main attractions is nestled away in the Apple boutique, where a world of butterflies awaits your visit. The world of butterflies allows you to interact with our colorful winged friends in a way not possible in the real world. A bit excited upon your arrival, the butterflies will take flight. However, within a matter of seconds, these little creatures will quickly befriend you. By simply entering their virtual…

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Products

Abt’s Back to School Products are Head of Their Class

Abt found the coolest products to get any student ready for the school year. The Garmin Nuvi 205 GPS will get you back to school—without too many detours. It’s great for college because of its anti-theft feature, battery life, and touch-screen capabilities. “Computer sales are up in the store right now because they are becoming more affordable and students need them for college. Now is the perfect time to buy a laptop,”…

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Events

Abt's Making News at the WGN Back to School Kids Fair

It wasn’t a typical day at the WGN studios, in Chicago, on Friday. Rather, it was all fun and games for the Back to School Kids Fair. Abt’s own, Josh Davis, was in attendance to join in on the fun and showcase the Wii Sports Resort on one of our beautiful Sony TVs. He had a blast with all of the kids showing them all of the great back to school electronics…

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One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish, Abt Fish

What do you get when you take an 8,000 pound tank, 60,000 pounds of water, a few Moray Eels, a 2.5 foot Leopard Shark, accompanied with other fish and put them all together? The answer – the Salt Water Aquarium at Abt Electronics and Appliances! One of the many store attractions, the 20 foot long, 8 feet deep aquarium has served as the home to a variety of sea water fish over…

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The Comeback Kids

After a disappointing start to the season, the Abt Co-Ed Softball team finally did what they do best, WIN. The team that consisted of 18 men and women took first place in the recent Glenview Co-Ed softball tournament. This is an amazing accomplishment considering they started the season 0-5. After a few additions to the roster, the team started to win every game. Co-Ed softball works a little differently than a normal…

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