Dad is the NO. 1 man this Fathers's Day and deserves a great gift. But that doesn't mean you have to break the bank to find one.
With Father's Day falling on Sunday, June 18, 2017 this year, anticipate great deals being touted in TV commercials, online, or in sales circulars several weeks before the big day.
Why so early? In recent years, Father's Day sales have been combined with Memorial Day sales -- and that means a two-for-one sales blowout to kick off the summer.
What you're likely to find? It all begins with tons of money-saving offers from the big retailers with great bargains on men's clothing at Macy's, JC Penny, Kmart, Target and Sears, along with traditional savings of up to 50% on power tools at stores like Lowe's and Home Depot.
Also look for sales on computer laptops, digital cameras, and GPS systems ("for Dads and grads") at Best Buy and other electronics stores as graduation season also kicks off in June.
Does Dad like to barbecue? The department stores and supermarkets will be ready with special sales on barbecue tools and equipment as well as hot dogs, hamburger, cheese, pickles, and chips! Since June is also wedding month, gifts for the home cook will likely include deep discounts on dishes and kitchen cookware.
And if dad likes nothing better than to just laze around in a comfy leather recliner - surprise - every guy's favorite piece of furniture will on sale at department stores throughout the month of June.
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the home cook in June.
Of course, online retailers will also be in the thick of Father's Day deals. Look especially for special offers from Amazon along with other online shops selling Father's Day gift baskets, men's jewelry, cologne, and watches.
While you're searching online, don't forget to look for on-time and free shipping along with discount codes and coupons for additional savings off already ridiculous prices.
If you're still stuck for ideas, there are more deals to be had at sporting good stores on golf clubs and equipment and fishing gear just for Dads on Father's day.
Meanwhile, as everyone makes plans for fun-in-the-sun this summer, sport retailers would love to move their indoor exercise equipment out the door -- beginning with the cheapest prices of the year on treadmills this June.
Keep a lookout on all that's going on sale this Father's Day weekend and you'll not only get a great bargain -- but you'll make Dad proud knowing that you shopped smart -- and saved a buck!