Father’s Day

Mom vs Dad: Who Gets More Love?

Image from: Mother’s Day Image / Shutterstock Spring is filled with many special days.  Earth Day, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day…and most importantly, Mother’s and Father’s Day.  In the battle between Mom and Dad, I am out to show which parent gets more love on their special day. Mom’s Get More Gifts 2 out 3 consumers planned to buy a Mother’s Day gift, but just half will buy by dad

Gifts.com: Helping Gift Givers and Retail Sites Alike

Image from: Gifts Image / Shutterstock With Mother’s Day in the not-so-distant past, and Father’s day on the near horizon, there is no shortage of places to search for, and buy gifts online.  For those of us who are a bit “gifting challenged” there are also a few services out there that will help us find something for the guy or girl who has everything. The “Gift Gurus” over at

Mandles?! Can Yankee Candle Get More Men to Burn Candles?

Image from: Yankee Candle Looking to get a jump on Father’s Day Shopping? Why not get Dad a candle? Yes, a candle. Yankee Candle has recently launched a new line of candles specifically for men, appropriately named “Man Candles” or as Boston Innovation put it, “Mandles.” Yankee Candle’s new “Man Candles” line with include 4 limited edition scents: Man Town, a “masculine blend of spices, woods and musk,” First Down,

How to Reach Dad on Father’s Day

Every June, sons and daughters say thanks to dad by showering him with love, affection, and of course, gifts. The weeks leading up to Father’s Day are spent searching for the perfect tie, power tool, or “World’s Best Dad” coffee mug. Using Compete’s panel of 2 million consumers and the results of the Spring 2011 Online Shopper Intelligence™ study, I was able to shed some light on consumer spending this