NERF guns, Fitbit Blaze, BEATS wireless headphones and Nespresso coffee machines are topping wishlists up and down the country – but not in Leeds it would seem.
If the best-selling and most popular items flying off the shelves in John Lewis are anything to go by, we are in for a more jolly affair.
The department store has revealed its most popular Christmas sellers which start with Advent calendars.
The essential piece of kit for counting down to the big day is top of the list and not just for the sweet toothed. Back in October, James Prince, the manager at John Lewis in Victoria Gate, hinted that the pork scratching Advent calendar was going to be a best seller and he wasn’t wrong.
After that, novelty knitwear hats, particularly with the slogan ‘Prosecco-hohoho’ and ‘You had me at Merlot’ is a top winter warmer.
Then we get to the gadgets.
And yes the fitness fans are in for a treat before the gyms turn into a new year cattle market with FitBits ringing the tills. After that shoppers are clamouring for Google Home mini, Chrome cast, Amazon Fire stick, iPads, coffee machines and a good old Tefal soup maker.