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December 2016

Abt Exclusive CES 2017 Events

Abt is Going to CES 2017!

In the consumer electronics industry, the holiday shopping season is just the first half of the fun of winter. Every January, thousands upon thousands of people (177,393 in 2016, to be exact) descend upon Las Vegas to attend CES, the Consumer Electronics Show. CES is the world’s largest technology trade show,  bringing together manufacturers, retailers, journalists, and anyone with a foot in the tech industry for a week of new product reveals, technology…

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2016: Abt’s Year in Review

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away, which brings to an end one of the most fun-filled, eventful years in Abt’s history. As we close out 2016, here’s a look back at some of the notable happenings at Abt, in no particular order: Unveiling of the Abt Inspiration Studio The Inspiration Studio is the result of Bob Abt’s vision for the ultimate kitchen showroom imaginable. As John Hammond from Jurassic…

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It’s Time To Start Cooking With Frigidaire’s Induction Technology

Induction cooking is the safest and most efficient way to cook your favorite meals. Induction cooktops use electricity and electromagnetic technology to heat only the pan, which leaves the burner plate much cooler than a standard electric radiant burner. Basically, the pan becomes the burner, which eliminates heat transfer through the glass cooktop surface. In order for this to occur, induction cooking requires magnetic cookware. So if a magnet can stick to…

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays, from all of us here at Abt! We hope everyone has a joyous weekend, whether it’s filled with vibrant family celebrations or calm, quiet nights. As a reminder, we will be closing early on Christmas Eve (at 6 p.m. CST) and will be closed all day Christmas Day, spending some much needed time unwinding after a hectic shopping season. Abt will be back to normal store hours on Monday, for those of you who’ve…

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‘Tis the Season for Remote Car Starters

Though we’ve been experiencing freezing temperatures for a few weeks now, winter has only just begun. That means we can probably expect a few more months of cold, snow, and miserable mornings trying to clean off car windows and waiting for the heat to get going. An easy solution to those hassles? Install a remote car starter!   For those who live in areas with long winters, the one-time expense of a installing a…

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LG Channel Plus Is Finally Bringing Your Favorite Live TV & Streaming Content Together!

There has never been a better time to look at an LG TV than now, because once again LG has set the benchmark with a new feature called Channel Plus, which gives you an all new way to access content through your TV. Channel Plus takes all of the confusion out of watching content from multiple sources by combining all of them into a single system for a seamless viewing experience. LG…

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Ugly Christmas Sweaters at Abt

The holiday season is by far the busiest time of the year at Abt, so it can get pretty stressful. That gives us all the more reason to find ways to fit a little fun into the day. And since today is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, what better way to have fun than to partake with our own display of gaudy garments? From modern sports-themed ugly sweaters to genuinely vintage “found in…

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Abt-solutely Delicious: Holiday Cookie Edition

One of the best things during holiday season is the sweet aroma of baked goods, especially cookies! That’s why we decided to make this week’s Holiday Edition of Abt-solutely Delicious all about cookies. You can bring these soft and chewy ginger molasses cookies to your annual cookie exchange with friends or to holiday dinner with family, they’re perfect for any occasion.…

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2016 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

It may be hard to believe, but we’re quickly approaching Christmas and the start of Hanukkah, which means the days are numbered if you want your electronics and appliances to arrive by December 24th. This graphic contains all of the important holiday shipping dates you’ll need to know if you’ve still got some shopping to complete. If you’d like to take advantage of our everyday free ground shipping service—which is available on thousands of…

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Abt Employees of the Year

With 2016 coming to a close, we’d like to take a minute to honor some of the people that helped make Abt one of the country’s best-rated shopping destinations. Though we’re only a single location, over 1,300 people work together, each doing their part to keep Abt running smoothly. But within that group, every year, are a select number of truly standout employees who earn the title of Abt Employee of the Year.…

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