Love's Travel Stops helps truck drivers shop for the holidays

Love’s helps truck drivers shop for the holidays

During the holiday season, Love’s Travel Stops offers nearly 100 gift items in an effort to help truckers find the time to purchase gifts.

“We enjoy surprising drivers with our Christmas merchandise and giving them convenient access to popular items that will bring such happiness to the loved ones in their lives,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman for Love’s Travel Stops. “It’s the toughest part of what we do, but it’s worth it because it’s what our customers need.”

Coinciding with Love’s theme this year—”Surprise!”—the company found the most off-the-wall items available to fill shelves. Love’s noted that a power-riding licensed Mack Truck for kids is among the most unique. In addition to the truck, a Homer Simpson Mr. Potato Head, mini-drum set, 97-in. stuffed caterpillar, toy crossbow and dozens of other items are also available.

“All the little items that set us apart are hard to find, but the importance of Christmas for Love’s is a piece of differentiation,” said Wade Hollis, senior manager of category buyers, who helps select the merchandise. “We want customers to be able to buy mainstream things for their kids and families, but we also want to offer some things you can’t get just anywhere.”

The Love’s electronics center features name-brand GPS units, dash cams, Bluetooth headsets, solar battery chargers, TV/DVD combination players and more. Specialty sweets are also available at Love’s.

Here are some more of Love’s holiday offerings:

  • 43-in. jumbo elephant
  • 97-in. jumbo caterpillar
  • New Ray truck and trailer
  • Plush hats for kids
  • Gyro large helicopter
  • Strider bike
  • 44-in. rag doll
  • Road King wireless noise-canceling headset with Bluetooth
  • Garmin dash cam

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