MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 14 /CNW/ - Is dad too hard to shop for? Recent research conducted by Walmart Canada found that almost half of Canadians do not buy anything for Father's Day, with only 52 percent of Canadians buying a gift for dad. Mothers fare better with 68 percent receiving a gift to mark the occasion.
To help make Father's Day shopping a little easier, Walmart Canada has reduced its prices on items in every department.
"Whether shopping for electronics, fishing gear, golf apparel or tools for the workshop, Walmart Canada customers will find just the right thing for dad and take advantage of excellent price reductions," says Duncan Mac Naughton, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer for Walmart Canada.
Some Father's Day gift ideas from Walmart Canada:
Under $10 Men's organic cotton $25 to $50 Rawlings all leather
T-Shirt: $7 baseball glove: $29.96
$10 to $25 Golf Balls Value Bag $50 to $100 Bushnell binoculars,
60 balls: $20.00 7-21x40: $69.97
Top Flite Golf Shirt
$14.00 (was $20.00)
Under $10 12V portable air $25 to $50 Shakespears 6'6" Ugly
compressor: $7 Stick Spin Combo:
$39.94 (was $44.94)
$10 to $25 2-person inflatable $50 to $100 Humminbird PiranhaMAX
boat: $20 (was $24.97) fish finder: $99.98
Under $10 Sheffield 12-in-one $25 to $50 Black and Decker 18V
folding multi-tool: cordless drill
$8.97 including 75 piece
accessory kit: $49.97
$10 to $25 Fuller full leather $50 to $100 1,500PSI Pressure
tool belt: $19.98 Washer: $65.00
Under $10 DVDs: 2 for $10 $25 to $50 Uniflame portable BBQ:
$44.98 (was $49.67)
36-Qt Xtreme Cooler:
$38.63 (was $42.96)
$10 to $25 8 Piece BBQ Tool Set: $50 to $100 Sirius Satellite Radio
$11.88 (was $16.96) and boom box combo: $99
Summary of Walmart Canada's research findings*:
52 percent of Canadians shop for Father's Day
17 percent will give their dad a gift card
15 percent of Canadians buy tools or sports gear
13 percent buy books or music
* The research noted above was conducted for Walmart Canada using JWT's market research tool, the SONAR consumer Canadian panel.
About Walmart Canada
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Walmart Canada operates 318 retail outlets nationwide and serves more than one million customers daily. The company's vision is to demonstrate environmental leadership by reducing the ecological impact of its operations through company-wide programs focused on waste, energy and products, as well as outreach programs that preserve and enhance local environments. Walmart's global goal is to generate zero waste, to be powered 100 per cent by renewable energy and to sell products that sustain people and the environment.
SOURCE Walmart Canada
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