Kind of a Big Deal: January 22nd

Today in sales: L.L. Bean, socks, button-downs

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Welcome to Kind of a Big Deal, a daily roundup of great sales on the brands and items you love (tech, shoes, style, travel, etc.), as well as great new products. Please note: Deals are subject to change at the whim of the merchants mentioned.

Known for their array of activity trackers, Withings now offers 25% off their like-minded Body+ and Body Cardio smart scales, which go beyond mere weight scores and offer body-composition analysis (fat mass, bone mass, etc.), coaching programs and automatic syncing with a robust Health Mate app.

Roger McNamee was a mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and an early investor in Facebook. Now, he’s making waves by calling Facebook an “existential threat.” You can read an excerpt here and preorder the book now — you’ll save 35%. (Also, maybe delete your Facebook account.)

Proctor Silex 5-in-1 Indoor Countertop Grill
It’s an indoor grill, panini maker and a rather large griddle, with enough room (100-200 square inches, depending on what you’re making) for cooking an entire family’s dinner. At just under $45, it’s 31% off and the lowest price we’ve seen.

Sales of note:

  • Unionmade: An end-of-season sale nets you 40-60% off select wares
  • Wayfair: Through Jan. 29, it’s up to 70% off area rugs

Photos: (Top to bottom)  Withings (2); Amazon (2)

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