Poll: it’s socks and pullovers again for Slovaks this Christmas

Slovaks are more likely to find clothing than any other item under their Christmas tree this year, according to a November poll by TNS SK.

Slovaks are more likely to find clothing than any other item under their Christmas tree this year, according to a November poll by TNS SK.

1,021 respondents were asked what presents they would like to get, what they intended to give, and when they would start buying them.

About one third of those asked (31.2 percent) were hoping for clothing, and about one fifth a book (19.7 percent) or perfume (19.2 percent). Jewels, watches, cosmetics, money, shoes, and leather accessories also appeared on their Christmas wish lists.

About one half (51.4 percent) of those asked were planning to buy clothes as presents, about 40.9 percent books, and 37.8 percent cosmetics. Over a third (34.2 percent) said they would be buying toys.

More than half said they would leave Christmas shopping until December. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

The open-air exhibition about the Old Market Hall

Rare historical photos uncover the story of Bratislava's Old Market Hall

Bratislava owes its rich market history to its location on the crossroads of ancient trade routes.


29. júl
The Devil's Viaduct near Tisovec.

From the archive: Little Switzerland awaits exploration

Tisovec, a town in central Slovakia, remains undiscovered at large.


31. júl
Gerulata in Bratislava - Rusovce

Another UNESCO world heritage site in Slovakia dates back to the Roman Empire

The western part of the Danube Limes is now listed on the World Heritage List.


30. júl