Are you searching for the most popular and best rated sports bedding? At the end of summer, checking in with top online retailers reveals that there are a wide variety of trends. By using their search sorting options for popularity and five to four star customer rating, the top 10 sports bedding trends (up to the end of the summer of 2012) were easily garnered.
Top retailers for the best sports bedding
Recently, Consumer Reports and the National Retail Federation released their top choices for online shopping. Included in the list of places where sports bedding was sold were Amazon, WalMart, Kohls, JCPenney, Target and Sears. Other retailers made the top 10 online retailers list, but they did not offer sports betting.
Kohl's caters to sports but not bedding
At first, the searches at Kohls.com do not produce a lot of results if you look in the generic bedroom department. However, in the upper right hand area of the homepage, there is a specific tab for the sports fan shop and it has a subcategory for bedding. While they do have about 20 different teams represented, your choices are all obviously produced by the same company. Also, Kohls.com does not offer you a chance to review which sports bedding was top rated by the customers.
Target.com has sports bedding basics covered
In the sports and outdoors section, a quick search for sports bedding according to popularity included your typical team throw blanket choices. Top teams represented in throws were the Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide. Interestingly, like Kohls.com, Target has a similar style of comforter set with a ruffle curtain. Alternatively, they had a few different offerings that included a stuffed University of Kansas Jayhawks blanket and a Miami Heat comforter.
WalMart has a sports bedding accessories focus
WalMart.com easily makes the cut as a top sports bedding seller since it has a webpage entitled, "Bedding Fan Shop." Of all their items, there was the usual throw blanket items with all the favorite teams, but one of the unique items is the pillow pet. Sorted by best sellers, the top pillow pets were for the St Louis Cardinals and University of Nebraska.
JC Penney has sports bedding if you look closely
Again, it was not easy to find sports bedding on the JCPenney website until the word "sports" was typed in the search bar. Like Kohls and WalMart, JCPenney has a sports fan shop that includes bedding. Two of their biggest sellers were Pittsburgh Steelers throws. For traditional bedding, one of the first top sellers on the JCPenney website (that was not a throw or pillow) was the Baltimore Ravens full sheet set.
Amazon's sports bedding offers the widest selection
Unlike other online retails, Amazon has every imaginable item in a wide range of choices. Top search returns on Amazon always included your usual throws, sheets, ruffle curtains, baby bedding and sham pillows. However, out of all the reviewed websites, it is Amazon that offers the largest variety of sports bedding for the nursery, adults, and children.
With over 500,000 general bedding choices on Amazon.com, the top sports bedding item in their home and kitchen section was the Boutique Classic Sports 13 Piece Crib Bedding Set. Out of all the non-sports specific choices, the All-State Quilt Set by Pem America ranked the highest. Other interesting options available at Amazon were a sports team's bed in a bag. Using the keyword "team" in the bed in a bag category returned several top seller results including Michigan State University, Georgia Tech, and the NFL Play Action Play set.
Summer 2012's popular sports bedding theme
From the various searches at top online retailer websites at the end of September, 2012, there was one theme that reoccurs in several categories. When you are not sure which sport to pick for decorating, most people are choosing a nautical or marine theme.
By typing in the word "nautical" into the homepage search bar for the major online retailers, the top customer picks were returned. Good examples are the Freckles Marine Duvet from Amazon, Jo-Jo Designs 5-Piece Nautical Nights Toddler Bedding from Target, Mainstays' adult-themed Lighthouse Bed in a Bag at Walmart, and the Patch Quilts Handmade King Size Nautical Quilt from Sears.
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Maryam Louise is life-long participant of summer sports and recreation through her experiences living next to Lake Barkley on Land Between the Lakes in Western Kentucky. In her lifetime, she has also traveled to many of the world's nature reserves and parks in Iran, Switzerland, Yemen, Mexico, France, Germany, Canada, and the United States.
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