We asked a group of our customers to tell us which products they forget most at Christmas -  and here are the top 10 things that made the list. Pop into store with your own last minute list this week and make sure you have everything you need.


1. Batteries for toys

Close X

Batteries for toys - forgotten by 29% of shoppers we asked

Make sure you have the right size for the toys under your tree - if in doubt, stock up on a variety of AA, AAA, C and D batteries which should cover most gadgets and gizmos.

Find a Store

2. Tin Foil

Close X

Tin foil - forgotten by 25% of customers we asked

(Forgotten by 25% of customers we asked) You’ll need foil - or a foil tin - for the bird or your alternative roast. But make sure you have enough to wrap up all of your leftovers too.

Find a Store

3. Sticky Tape

Close X

Sticky tape - forgotten by 20% of customers we asked

We’ve all been there - about to wrap the final pile of pressies when we realise the sticky tape has run out. Buy a few rolls just in case - and keep them aside for birthdays early in the new year too.

Find a Store

4. Cranberry Sauce

Close X

Cranberry sauce - forgotten by 16% of customers we asked

This is a must for most Christmas Dinner tables, so add a jar or two to your basket. It’s great for Boxing Day sandwiches and cold cuts too.

Find a Store


5, Napkins

Close X

5, Napkins

If you’re hosting a party, buy in enough disposable napkins for your guests. And add a festive finishing tough to the table on Christmas Day with a variety of designs to choose from.

Find a Store

6, Biscuits for cheese

Close X

6, Biscuits for cheese

When you bring out the cheeseboard, crack open a fresh pack of crackers to complement your blues, brie and cheddars - look out for The Best selection of cheeses in store too for some extra little treats.

Find a Store

7, Pigs in Blankets

Close X

7, Pigs in Blankets

Remember these little piggies for your Christmas Dinner - they’re very moreish too, so add a few extra packs to your basket to make sure nobody gets left out on the big day.

Find a Store

8, Brandy Sauce

Close X

8, Brandy butter/sauce

Everyone deserves their favourite topping for the Christmas pudding, so buy brandy (or rum) sauce to put a smile on their face on the big day.

Find a Store


9, Bread Sauce

Close X

9, Bread Sauce

Pick up a pack or three to make sure you have enough for everyone on Christmas day - and for all the ‘seconds’ too.

Find a store

10, Stuffing

Close X

10, Stuffing

This one will be a real miss if you forget it - so choose your sage & onion, pork & chestnut or any other your guests might fancy for Christmas Dinner.

Find a Store