Dad's don't leave gifts to chance—like to "self-gift" for Father's Day
June 15, 2012—Mississauga, Ontario—Walmart Canada announced today that it is ready to help last minute Father's Day shoppers find the right gift for the special dads in their lives with a Top Ten Father's Day gift list. Whether dad is a sportsman, a handyman or an aspiring chef, it's easy to find the right gift before celebrations this Sunday.
Top Father's Day gifts include cameras, gaming systems, video games, golf equipment, BBQs and utensils and summer clothes, according to Walmart Canada. The retailer announced its list of top ten Father's Day gifts today to help last minute shoppers get ready for Sunday.
"We are delighted to help make it easier for Canadians to celebrate Father's Day with our top ten gifts list. Dads make a real difference in our lives, and this is the time of year we all have a chance to say thank you," says Lee Tappenden, chief merchandising officer for Walmart Canada.
Top Ten Gifts for Father's Day
- Telus INQ Cloud Touch Phone $98.83 (exclusive to Walmart)
- Acer Iconia A200 Tablet $288
- Samsung 1000-Watt DVD Home Theatre--$178.00
- Tom Tom Start 55 GPS -- $119
- Terratek 18 Volt Drill with Accessories -- $29.98
- Ultimate-X 1,500-PSI Power Washer--$58.00
- Value Bag of 60 recycled golf balls--$18.00
- Men's Dr. Scholl's Golf Shoes--$39.00
- Brinkmann Glennwood Propane Barbecue--$248.00
- Deluxe Zero Gravity Reclining Chair--$46.00
Through research and customer conversations, Walmart Canada found that lots of dads like to treat themselves for Father's Day. "Lots of dads don't want to leave anything to chance when it comes to Father's Day gifts," says Tappenden. "They make sure they get the treat they are hoping for by simply buying it themselves." Top gifts dad buys for himself include large screen TVs, golf clubs and gaming systems. For more great gift ideas, customers can also visit walmart.ca.
Established in 1994 and headquartered in Mississauga Ontario, Walmart Canada operates 333 stores and serves more than 1 million customers each day. Walmart is one of Canada's largest employers with almost 90,000 associates, and is recognized by Waterstone Human Capital as having one of Canada's top 10 corporate cultures. Since 1994, Walmart has raised and donated more than $150 million to Canadian charities and not-for-profit organizations. Additional company information can be found at www.walmartcanada.ca and at www.twitter.com/@walmartcanada. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.ca.
Susan Schutta, Director of Corporate Affairs, Walmart Canada at 905-821-2111, x78012