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Tips and gift ideas for Father's Day 2018

Father’s Day is just around the corner. There’s still time for last-minute shoppers, who’re looking to get the perfect gift.; (Photo source: pixabay) Father’s Day is just around the corner. There’s still time for last-minute shoppers, who’re looking to get the perfect gift.; (Photo source: pixabay)
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Father’s Day is just around the corner. There’s still time for last-minute shoppers, who’re looking to get the perfect gift.

According to Entreprenuer.com, the top four gifts purchased fall into the categories of electronics, gift cards, clothing, and special outing. Thirty-seven percent of dads say they want gift cards and twenty-nine percent prefer electronics.

Most popular gadgets for dads:

  • Drone
  • Smartwatch or smartphone
  • Fitness tracker
  • VR goggles

A survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper & Analytics found that forty-seven percent of consumers plan to give a "special outing" gift, such as a concert, sports event or dinner.

Here are a few deals and specials that you can take advantage of for Father's Day:

  • Baskin Robbins- For Father's  Day 2018, take $3 off in-ship or online on an ice cream cake or cookie valued at $15 or more.
  • Firehouse Subs- On 6/18/18 dads can receive a free medium sub, with the purchase of an additional medium or large sub, side, and drink. Valid on Father's Day 2018 at participating locations. 
  • Hooters- On Father's Day buy any 10 wings for dad and get 10 free boneless wings free.
  • Olive Graden- Get a $10 bonus card with every $50 in gift cards purchased.
  • LongHorn Steakhouse- Treat your dad to a "Father's Day Feast" with a nice steak meal.

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