Father’s Day News; 40% of Fathers Have Had a Child Forget to Buy Them a Father’s Day Gift

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Father’s Day sneaks up on you, just around the corner from Mother’s Day, right after Memorial Day, near the start of summer. Maybe that’s why 40% of fathers have had a child forget to buy them a Father’s Day gift.(1) Or, maybe it’s just that children find it challenging to shop for dads. MensGiftIdeas.com has identified top Father’s Day gift ideas which include unique twists on some classic gifts.

A survey conducted by MensGiftIdeas.com and Synovate shows that among those planning on buying someone a Father’s Day Gift, recipients were most often described as a sports fan (18%), followed closely by workaholic (13%), outdoorsman (12%) and couch potato (11%).

Jason Wing, Director of Merchandising at MensGiftIdeas.com says, “It is important to first identify what your father’s interests are and then find something unique within their category of interest. Some people resort to the same safe gifts year after year. However, there are actually a lot of fun gifts for dads that offer a twist on the classics. These types of gifts that change up the classics can become the most memorable.”

Top gift ideas from MensGiftIdeas.com for this Father’s Day include:

12 Hand-Dipped Home Run Berries: Perfect for the sports fan, these strawberries are hand-dipped in white confection and decorated with red stitches to simulate official league baseballs.

Ballpark Cuff Links: A unique twist on cuff links, these ballpark cuff links are crafted of salvaged seats from famous stadiums – Yankee Stadium, Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Dodger Stadium, RFK Stadium, Busch Stadium, Tiger Stadium, Comiskey Park or Shea Stadium.

Picnic Backpack: This canvas backpack is already loaded up with plates, goblets, flatware, napkins, a bread knife, a wooden cutting board, salt and pepper shakers, a sommelier’s corkscrew, a detachable wine cooler and a felt blanket – and can even be personalized.

Universal Remote Control and Bottle Opener: Dads don’t even need to leave their couch now – this universal remote control can be programmed to control up to eight devices and also functions as a bottle opener.

Don’t forget your dad this Father’s Day and be sure to make it memorable with a unique gift.

About MensGiftIdeas.com

MensGiftIdeas.com is the online destination to find great gifts for men. MensGiftIdeas.com offers a wide variety of products ranging from gourmet foods to gadgets and accessories to fulfill all men’s gifting needs year-round.

(1) Survey was conducted in 2011 by Synovate among 1,000 adults (age 18+) in the United States.

SOURCE MensGiftIdeas.com


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