One State's Top Holiday Gift for 2017: Duct Tape

A look at what's projected to be the hottest gift in each state
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2017 8:21 AM CDT
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Will the holiday season's biggest seller this year be an electronics item, a hot toy, or duct tape? Depends on which state you live in, per a 24/7 Wall St. analysis. The site checked out both the most popular gift items on and projected Google keyword searches for those items from Oct. 25 through Dec. 25 in every state, narrowing the choices down to the gift in each with the most searches per capita. Here, 10 standouts and their expected retail price:

The unusual:

More traditional fare:

Check out the top gift in each state here. (More holiday gift stories.)

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