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Nov 27, 2023

Stanley Black & Decker identifies popular gift items for holidays

Battery powered equipment such as mowers, trimmers, edgers, and blowers; storage organizers and organization tools; and gifts that can be shared with others are the most popular gifting items for this holiday season, says a survey from Stanley Black & Decker.  


Eighty-three percent of pros say they would be happy to receive a tool-related gift for the holidays. Top wish list items include:


  • Power tools (50 percent) – routers, planers, jointers, ratchets, or nailers 

  • Hand tools (43 percent) – clamps and vises, chisels, punches, files, screwdrivers, or hex keys  

  • Power tool accessories (41 percent) 

  • Batteries (33 percent) 

  • Power tool combo kits (32 percent) 

  • Metal tool chests or cabinets (26 percent) 


Eighty-five percent of those who identify as a garden or yard work enthusiast say they would be happy to receive a garden or yard work-related gift for the holidays. Top wish list items include:


  • Trimmers and edgers (43 percent) 

  • Gardening hand tools (40 percent) 

  • Gardening organization (38 percent) 

  • Gardening accessories (37 percent) 

  • Mowers (28 percent) 

  • Heavy-duty cultivators or tillers (19 percent) 

  • Snow blowers (12 percent) 


Sixty-nine percent of DIYers say they would be happy to receive a tool-related gift for the holidays. Top wish list items include:


  • Power tools (39 percent) – drills, oscillating multi-tools, routers, planers, or jointers 

  • Hand tools (31 percent) – clamps and vises, screwdrivers, hex keys, or utility knives 

  • Power tool accessories (23 percent) 

  • Batteries (21 percent)

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