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Shopping Tips for Getting Dad the Right Gift for Father’s Day!

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With Father’s Day quickly approaching, Americans are looking to find the right gift for Dad- something he can use and enjoy. If you’re tempted to gift him another tie this year or tool for his growing collection, reconsider. According to TopCashback.com, the US’s most generous cashback site, 46% of American dads really want a gift card on his special day. TopCashback also found 74% of Americans plan to purchase a Father’s Day gift and 84% aim to spend between $1 and $100 on the paternal figure(s) in their lives.

 
The survey polled a cross section of 1,480 adults, aged 18 and over, on their purchasing habits for June 17. Below, is some additional insight from the survey:
 
What Dad Really Wants on His Special Day:
  • Gift card (46%)
  • Spending quality time with the kids (29%)
  • Breakfast, lunch and/or dinner (26%)
  • Electronics (25%)
  • Participating in a family activity (19%)
Least Favorite Gifts, Voted by Dad:
  • Jewelry (2%)
  • Appliances (4%)
  • Music (5%)
  • Movies (6%)
  • Books (7%)
Americans Plan to Gift Dad:
  • Breakfast, lunch and/or dinner (33%)
  • Gift card (30%)
  • Greeting card (27%)
  • Spending quality time with Dad (26%)
  • Clothing (22%)
TopCashback.com also found 64% of Americans will purchase Dad’s gift at an online retailer such as Amazon or Jet.com.
 
Top 2 Ways To Avoid Financial Frustration on Father’s Day:
  • Shop via a cashback site (67%)
  • Shop sales and deals (67%) 

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