Father’s Day Shopping, Saving and Spending Trends, from RetailMeNot

Father’s Day is this Sunday and according to RetailMeNot, 69% of Americans plan to make a Father’s Day purchase this year despite the limitations of COVID-19.

Shopping and trends expert for RetailMeNot, Sara Skirboll, reminds shoppers that this year will look a little different than last. “While it might be too late to buy Dad a gift online, you still have options for contactless purchases. Consider buying online and picking up curbside. There are lots of stores offering this service and the better news is that most of these retailers are even offering deals right now.”

RetailMeNot has compiled a list of resources and tips to keep in mind to make sure you are getting gifts for the father-figure in your life safely, on-time and for a steal. Head to RetailMeNot blog, The Real Deal, for more info and RetailMeNot to save up to 65% off on Father’s Day gifts including fitness, tools, golf, clothing and more.

According to RetailMeNot research:

Shoppers plan to spend $89 this Father’s Day

Men are more likely to splurge on Father’s Day planning to spend $114, while women plan to spend $62

The top choices for Father’s Day gifts include:

40% prefer a gift card

32% would like dinner from a restaurant

27% would like an at-home prepared meal

27% prefer clothing

And 18% would like an alcohol purchase

Buy Online, Pick up Curbside:

For shoppers who missed their online ordering deadline, look to retailers who are offering the option to buy online, pick up curbside. Prior to COVID-19, curbside offers were only available with a handful of restaurants and retailers. Now, RetailMeNot is seeing more retailers offering this making it a safe and easy solution for gift givers in a hurry. A couple of retailers that have this option include Home Depot, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy and more.

Top Father’s Day Deals:

Dick’s Sporting Goods is offering up to 50% off apparel, footwear, team sports, outdoor, golf and hunting equipment

Golf Galaxy has up to 50% off Father’s Day deals

Both Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops are offering 12% cash back in-store

DoorDash is offering $15 off and free delivery

And Shutterfly is having 40% off sitewide

RetailMeNot brings online and in-store coupon codes, cash back offers, and the RetailMeNot Deal Finder browser extension. Savings are also provided in consumers’ mailboxes through the RetailMeNot Everyday direct mail package, and at the pharmacy with RxSaver by RetailMeNot.

Find out more at www.retailmenot.com.

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