Practical Utahns have been snapping up ready-made travel kits with toiletries that come in TSA-friendly sizes. Try the Convenience Kits International 10-Piece Women's Travel Kit, which includes Herbal Essences shampoo and conditioner, Eucerin lotion, and Degree antiperspirant.
The Most Popular Walmart Item in Every State
As the biggest bricks-and-mortar retailer in the United States, Walmart's reach is practically unmatched. Online, Walmart.com has gone after Amazon aggressively by matching prices and introducing free two-day shipping on millions of items. But just what is it that people buy? Walmart has indulged our curiosity by releasing a state-by-state list of best-selling items for 2017. From the mundane to the surprising, here are the products shoppers are snapping up.
Now here's a best-seller that makes sense: chocolate. Well done, Arkansas. Grab your own delectable treat by picking up a six-pack of Hershey's Milk Chocolate Snack-Size Bars, or go a little higher-brow with Ghirardelli Dark & Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Squares.
In the Peach State, toddlers have it made: The Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Chair is a best-seller there. It features more than 50 songs, tunes, and phrases, three levels of play to grow with kids, and plenty more interactive fun.
Idaho continues the toy bonanza with another recently updated classic: miniature My Little Ponies. You'll get six 3-inch pony figures with the "My Little Pony" The Movie" Pirate Ponies Collection, which comes with five accessories.
Hey, Maine, can we come over? Brownie mix is a best-seller in the Pine Tree State, and our only question is why it isn't No. 1 in every state. Grab a family-size box of Betty Crocker Favorites Fudge Brownie Mix for less than $2, and if you need anyone to lick the bowl, let us know.
They're stocking up on glue sticks in Maryland, and who can blame them: If you've got kids, you know their school-supply lists will request dozens of the things. Pick up 12 for less than $4 with Elmer's Washable Disappearing Purple School Glue Sticks — they go on smoothly and dry clear.
Walmart isn't really known as a hot spot for appliance purchases, but that hasn't stopped buyers in Massachusetts from buying refrigerators in big numbers. Compact models are the star here, including the well-reviewed Arctic King Two-Door Compact Fridge with a freezer department, can dispenser, and produce crisper.
Michigan, can we come over and smell your freshly cleaned homes? Lavender-scented cleaners such as Clorox Scentiva Disinfecting Wipes are all the rage here. For a real lavender bonanza, pick up the matching bathroom foam cleanser, toilet-bowl cleaner, and multi-surface cleaner.
Mississippi, home of deep-fried everything, has jumped on the air fryer bandwagon. If you're trying to find a healthier version of a favorite guilty pleasures, try the well-reviewed Farberware 3.2-Quart Multifunctional Oil-less Fryer, which holds up to 2 pounds of food.
Keep that minty stuff to yourself in the Granite State, where cinnamon-flavored toothpaste reigns. If you're feeling a little spicy, try Crest Complete Whitening Expressions Cinnamon Rush for germ-killing power with a fresh taste.
Holiday spirit abounds in Rhode Island, where Christmas lights are best-sellers. (Now if only someone would come put them up for us.) The Monoprice 25 Count C7 LED Commercial Grade String Light Set is sturdy and comes in strings of single colors, multi-color, or classic, pure white.
If you were unsure whether Wisconsinites are Packers fans, you'll know for sure when you need to use their bathrooms. This 20- by 30-inch Packers Bath Rug coordinates with a host of Green Bay bath accessories, including a shower curtain, toothbrush holder, and hand towels.
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