What are the Consumers Buying in the Year-End-Shopping Season?
From multi-purpose autoclaves, fingertips to large numbers of velvet garments, experts say the year-end shopping season this year has some very popular products in the United States:
The hottest toys this season are none other than fingertips. Other popular toys include LOL, Surprise doll, which contains a small doll and trinkets. Last year, Hatchimals hatching toys are very hot, this year its latest series once again set off a frenzy. In addition, chess games are also very popular, such as dog bath checkers Soggy Doggy. toys related to the latest "Star Wars 8" movies are also very hot, but Jim Silver, chief editor of toy website TTPM, said it may not be so successful as last year.
Scott Bernhardt, president of Planalytics, a company that focuses on the effects of weather on retailers, said consumers are buying overcoats, boots and gloves in cold weather, but consumers also buy other fashion items. Velvet once again return to the fashion center, fashion business platform Lyst said velvet suits, skirts, wide leg pants, are the most products consumers want to buy.
Kitchen appliances such as the Instant Pot are still very popular this year, it combining the feature of pressure cookers, cookers and rice cookers. According to data from market research firm NPD Group, sales of multi-functional kitchen wares rose 79% to more than 300 million U.S. dollars in the year to November. NPD said multi-purpose kitchenware was very hot on Thanksgiving Weekend, stocks were mostly sold out or stock was low.
Craig Johnson, president of consumer growth consulting firm Customer Growth Partners, said Apple's new iPhone and iWatch, as well as new video game consoles are top consumer electronics. Popular video game includes the Nintendo Switch. In addition, the nostalgia of consumers also make Nintendo Nostalgic game become very difficult to buy.