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#172: Best in Showroom | December 2013 - Holiday Edition


Happy Holidays!
By Bronson Harvey

The holiday season is upon us and to celebrate, we are doing some incredible deals! This month, you will find savings on everything from hard drives to printers, from headphones to speakers, and let’s not forget about our deals on everyday accessories such as cases, cables, and more.

Of course, we’re doing the big stuff, too! This Friday — Black Friday — we have one-day deep discounts on your favorite brands, as well as deals that run through the weekend. so there is no need to fight the crowds, and many deals run through December 1st. Check out for holiday hours and locations.

Throughout the holiday season (that’s this Friday, 11/29 through 12/31), you will be able to purchase any Mac computer with AppleCare and receive a $50 Small Dog gift card along with a free Hammerhead accessory. Note that this weekend’s special pricing will be announced on Friday, so you just may save even more — become a fan on Facebook here to get the latest!

Thank you for reading, wishing everyone of our readers a happy and healthy holiday season!

Bronson and the Rutland retail team

Did Somebody Say Chill Box?!
By Joseph Lattuca

So what is the Chill Box? It’s a speaker with great looks, the sound of a big system in a small package, it can go everywhere with you, and you’ll be the star of the party when you pull this little gem out of your bag!

Now that you know how awesome and super cool the Chill Box is, let me bring on the tech aspect of this beast for all my nerds out there. The Chill Box can connect you to your music anywhere you go via Bluetooth or 3.5mm auxiliary cable. Having both of these options is essential because not every music player has Bluetooth capability, but most should have the ability to use headphones.

The pairing function is very easy to use and only takes a few seconds to complete. Just hold the power button down until the LED indicator light starts to flash and you are now in Discovery mode. Bring up the Bluetooth menu on your chosen device and the Chill Box should be available to chose from. Click on that and BOOM! You’re connected and ready to enjoy all the supa-fly tracks you love so much.

The Chill Box also has a battery indicator that will show up on your iPhone screen so you can see when it is time to recharge the lithium ion battery. Battery life is exceptional on the Chill Box, rocking mad beats for hours without the need to recharge. Chill Box charges its battery via micro USB port on top of the device. You can charge it with ANY USB port, including the charger provided with iPhone (which is what I use personally). The Chill Box also has a built-in microphone and can be used as a conference-style speaker phone. There is a button right on top that allows you to answer and hang up phone calls, so no need to reach into your pocket or dive through your purse to find the phone.

The Chill Box is a great product and makes a great gift for the holiday season (it even makes for a great stocking stuffer, too)! It’s available in three colors — Electric Blue, Lime Green, and Tuxedo Black. Check out our discounts this weekend to take $50 off the $99.99 price, and we’ll be offering a great deal on them throughout December as well. If you are still on the fence about Chill Box, though, stop by any of our retail stores and take a listen for yourself — you might find you leave with more than one!

The Holidays Are All About Giving
By Emily Dolloff

At Small Dog, we don’t want to forget about what the holidays are really about, and that’s giving. Just by shopping at any of our retail stores, from Vermont to Key West FL, we will be donating a portion of all of our sales to local charities in your area.

A percentage of every sale in our three Vermont stores goes toward the Vermont Foodbank, sales from our Manchester, NH location benefit the Manchester Animal Shelter, and sales from our Key West location benefit the Florida Keys SPCA until 12/31.

We can’t think of a better way to spread the cheer this holiday season, and we hope you feel the same way. Shop at Small Dog, and give back to the community while also getting some great gifts for your friends and family. Don’t forget that this Saturday is also Small Business Saturday (#shopsmall), and if you register your AmEx card you could get an additional credit when you shop with participating businesses (like us)!

Find out more here.


Sneak Peek: Black Friday Deals!

Here are a few of our great deals.

(Note that most specials run through Sunday, Dec 1 unless noted.)

Chill Box 50% off!

Chill Box

Refurbished Apple AirPort Extreme $40 off, Sale Price $99.99 (Reg $139.99)


Special Pricing on Seagate 500GB Slim Drive $59.99


Visit our stores for more great deals — most discounts are so good that we can’t put them in print!

Great Deals December 2nd- December 31st

Buy ANY new Mac with AppleCare and get a $50 Small Dog gift card and a FREE Hammerhead case.


$50 off Canon printer with the purchase of any computer

Save up to $30 on assorted iPad cases.

$10 off all Speck cases for MacBook Pro, Air or Retina models


Holiday Hours

We Know everyone is tight on time, so we have extended the holiday hours in some of our retail locations!

S. Burlington, Vermont
Black Friday: 8am – 8pm
Fridays through Dec 20th: 9am to 9pm
Special extended Hours Dec 19th – 23rd: See store for details.

Manchester, New Hampshire
Click here for extended Mall of NH hours.

Key West, Florida
Fridays and Saturdays 10am – 6pm

Waitsfield and Rutland, Vermont
Regular store hours: 10am-5pm Monday – Saturday

Check for more details and updates!