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November 2011

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WGN & Abt Toy Drive 2011

This Thursday, December 1st, 2011 WGN TV and Abt Electronics are teaming up for WGN’s 9th annual Toy Drive. Once again, WGN is partnering with the Jennifer Hudson Foundation in Honor of Julian King.  WGN will be on location in the morning at Abt Electronics to promote the special event. We are open from 9am-9pm, so all day…

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Cyber Monday at Abt Electronics

If you haven’t finished up your holiday shopping, Abt has all your Cyber Monday deals.  The last few years Cyber Monday has competed against Black Friday as the go-to holiday deal day.  Today will be no different with great prices on all your favorite items.  Shop our website or give us a call at 888-228-5800.…

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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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Abt’s Mustache Madness!

Nothing like a little Movember challenge to alleviate the busy holiday hours at retail.  Several employees in the web department at Abt decided it would be a completely random and silly idea to see what it would look like if they grew mustaches for an entire month.  After several weeks of inspecting mirrors, combing their upper lips with very small…

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LaunchPort Arriving At Abt Electronics

First mentioned on this blog from CEDIA 2011, LaunchPort’s iPad docking station asked you a simple question, “What if your iPad didn’t need wires?”  Now you can finally find out.  Abt Electronics is the only retailer in the Chicagoland area to introduce this great new product.  Using it is simple.  After it has been installed, it allows you…

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