Throws Make Top Gift List

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - The home department is a hot destination during the holidays, with gadgets and small electrics tending to lead the way. But the NPD Group's list of the Top 10 home gifts for holiday 2013 includes one soft lines category: throws.
     "Some items on this year's home holiday shopping lists deliver warmth, and others make it cold; some items are functional, and some are about the fun factor," said Debra Mednick, executive director and home industry analyst.
     Throws came in at Number 10. Other items on the list include:
• Coffeemakers
• Food Processing & Blending Solutions
• Juice Extractors
• Soda Makers
• Slow Cookers
• Popcorn Makers
• Frozen Treat Makers
• Cast Iron Cookware
• Wine Glass Sets

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