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August 2014

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Abt Labor Day Sale

The Abt Labor Day Sale is now underway! It’s hard to believe Labor Day weekend is already here! And with reports of an epicly-cold winter on the horizon, we know it’s especially important to enjoy the rest of the winter. Maybe you’ve been meaning to grab a new outdoor grill or renovate the kitchen. Or, let’s be honest, maybe you’re already prepping for the brutal cold season by planning the perfect home…

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The New Abt.com

The All-New Abt.com Has Launched Some of our regular shoppers might have noticed a little something different at Abt.com. Just this morning, we launched our first major site redesign in over five years. While the previous Abt.com was perfectly functional, we thought we could improve it even more. The new site reduced some of the clutter of the old version, simplifying navigation and giving us more room on the homepage to display…

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Student Discount

Act now for an exclusive Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Student Discount!   We’ve talked a bit about the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 here before, and that’s because we think it’s one of the most impressive new computer gadgets to come out in recent memory. While tablets have enjoyed increasing popularity since the original iPad first brought them into the spotlight, they’re often subject to complaints about not being as powerful or as…

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2014 WGN-TV Back-To-School Kids Fair

On Friday, August 8th, Abt had the pleasure of taking part in the WGN-TV Back-to-School Kids Fair. Held at the WGN-TV Studios on the northwest side of the city, the 13th annual fair helped Chicago kids and parents get ready for the upcoming school year. Area businesses were on hand offering up free food and activities, and offering helpful seminars on health and public safety. Hundreds of families turned up for the…

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Abt Back to School Blogger Panel Answers Your Tech Questions!

Getting ready to go back to school, but have some questions about the best gear for the classroom or your dorm room? Join us for our Back to Campus blogger panel Saturday, August 9th from 11am-12pm. Our resident gear expert will be discussing today’s hottest gadgets with other tech and lifestyle bloggers, including Marcus Leshock and Nancy Loo of WGN News, Elliott Serrano, author of the Redeye’s Geek to Me column; and…

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RC Car Racing Hits Abt Electronics

Attention RC Car fans! Interested in doing some racing this weekend? Or maybe just watching the pros do their thing? Come by Abt on Sunday, August 10th, for the 2014 Race For the Kids Charity Radio Control Car Race, benefiting the For Autistic Kids Foundation.   Pro races will be held for Mini, Trans-Am, USGT and 17.5 Touring Car classes. Never raced before? No problem, because the Rookie class is open to…

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