Posted on | June 17, 2011 | No Comments
The results are in from Ennect’s 2011 Fathers’ Day Survey. We’re predicting a big year for electronics gear for dads this year. Looks like some dads will be surprised or disappointed to not receive a tie on Fathers’ Day. You can check the results out below.
According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), consumers spent $9.8 billion on dads last year. Moms received $16.3 billion in gifts — nearly double! In fact, Mothers’ Day is second only to the winter holiday season in retail value, beating out Valentine’s Day, Easter, Fathers’ Day, and Halloween.
What did fathers receive last year for gifts? According to the NRF, $1.9 billion in restaurant repasts, $1.3 in clothing, $1.2 in electronics, and $578 million in tools/appliances. Can’t wait to see if our Ennect Survey prediction comes to fruition. Sure hope so for dad’s sake: all that food must be doing some damage to the waistline. No wonder dad needed new clothing last year!