Shopko Shares Its List of Hottest Holiday Gifts for 2013

Nov 22, 2013, 13:48 ET from Shopko

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holiday shopping season kicks off and families across America are preparing their lists, Shopko is arming shoppers with all they need to know about 2013 holiday gift trends.  The merchandise experts at Shopko have compiled a preview of this year's hottest gift items, to help make shopping a little easier for their customers.

"We have been preparing for the holidays for months to ensure our shelves are stocked and ready for shoppers to get an early start on their holiday shopping," said Jill Soltau, Shopko President and Chief Merchandising Officer. "Our goal is to relieve some of the stress shoppers can face in trying to find the perfect gifts for their friends and family.  Our hot holiday gift preview is intended to help our customers get a head start on purchasing the season's popular gift items before enduring long lines and the endless search for the season's most popular toys."

Every holiday season, a few gift items become the season's craze and fly off the shelves. 
To aid consumers, Shopko has identified the following gifts that are sure to be on many lists and are available now!

Samsung's new Galaxy Tab 3, this tablet is stunningly sleek and refreshingly simple.  It has a 7-inch display and is loaded with fun for the whole family.   
Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones, pick up these headphones with HD sound in red, black, white or dark blue.  They are sure to please the music lover in your life.

Keurig Platinum Brewer is the best single cup brewing system for your home.  This premium model offers discerning coffee drinkers the widest range of five cup size options for brewing. 
Yankee Candles are "Americas Best Loved Candle" and Shopko has all the favorite scents plus savings on the scents of the month.

Sofia the First is the newest little princess to come from Disney.  This interactive Princess Sofia doll wears a glowing amulet and can "speak" phrases with her animal friends. 
HotWheels Car Maker is the ultimate car maker!  Kids can make their own Hot Wheels® vehicles - turning a stick of wax into a fully functioning Hot Wheels® car in a matter of minutes! 

Apparel and Accessories: 
Sweatshirt Chic is the hottest trend for ladies.  Shopko has a great assortment of these comfortable yet super smart looking tops.  Plus they are super versatile, dress them up or dress them down. 
Loop Scarves and Headwraps are the hottest trends in fashion accessories and the perfect addition to any outfit.  Shoppers can find a huge assortment of styles to choose from.  They are the perfect gift of fashion and function in the colder weather.

Great Brands: 
Real Tree and Mossy Oak are brands synonymous with the outdoors and the camouflage trend is hot this holiday season.  Shopko has a great selection across all categories including, men's, women's, juniors, accessories, kids, infants and toddlers, bedding and window, tech accessories, car accessories, dinnerware  and more!

Shoppers looking for a great selection of the hottest gift items this holiday season need to look no further than Shopko to locate the perfect gifts at great prices for everyone on their shopping list. With broad assortment in 326 stores in 21 states across the U.S. and a complete online store, Shopko offers all of this year's hot items, in addition to thousands of other gift ideas.  

About Shopko

Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates 326 stores in 21 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 134 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; 6 Shopko Pharmacy locations; and 181 Shopko Hometown stores, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities.  For more information, visit