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How To Kick Off Your Sales On Father’s Day

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By Becca - May 26, 2020- in Go-Getter Blog

Father’s Day is right around the corner (yet again). CustomCat has a lot of great gifts for dads.
Whether the dad loves to spend time outside or prefers to relax on the couch, CustomCat has a wide variety of items that you can customize for every type of dad.
Although Father’s Day isn’t as popular as Mother’s Day you certainly don’t want to miss out on the 15 billion dollar holiday spending spree.

Source: NRF’s Annual 2019 Father’s Day Spending Survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics

Father’s Day in Different Countries

June 5th  – Denmark
Second Sunday in June – Belgium, Austria
Third Sunday of June – Albania, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Slovakia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam
June 21st – Egypt, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Syria, United Arab Emirates
August 9th – Brazil
September 6th  – Australia, Fiji, and New Zealand
November 8th – Finland, Norway, and Sweden
December 5th – Thailand

2020 Father’s Day Trends

Take a look at some of these Father’s Day trends.

  • Art therapy activities
  • Work from home outfits
  • Home brewing
  • Coffee
  • Pet fashion
  • Lake fishing
  • Bushcraft camping
  • Hiking fashion (designs)
  • NASA themed logos
  • Galaxy paintings (posters, blankets, and canvas)
  • 90s

Target Audiences

  • Fathers themselves
  • Step Dads
  • Fathers-In-Law
  • New Dads
  • Grandfathers
  • Single Dads
  • Uncles
  • Husbands
  • Brothers
  • Partners
  • Sons
  • Friends
  • Godfathers

Suggested Gifts For Dad

Shipping Deadlines

To keep your customers satisfied, make sure to keep Father’s Day cut-off dates in mind. Orders must be placed by 10:30 AM EST on deadline dates.

Father’s Day Inspiration

#1 New Dads

New fathers can be quiet emotional and very protective. They are more likely to appreciate sentimental gifts while they are getting used to a new role.
What’s better than tiny hand and foot prints? Prints are the perfect way to keep baby footprints forever in mind. They make for a great home decor.
New dads spend a lot more time around the house, check out some of our joggers that are comfortable for tackling all things-baby related.
Every new dad could use one of our color-changing mugs to chug coffee that will get him out of zombie mode after another sleepless night.
New Dad Baby Onesie

#2 Beer-loving Dad

Beer consumption continues to grow. Just take a look at the image below, we can practically can get beer anywhere. Long are the days when beer was only available in bars and taverns.

beer continues to expand
Image Source NBWA by Lester Jones, Chief Economist

When you are deciding on designs, take a look at this graph below to get a better idea what designs will sell.
Pro Tip: Every beer-loving dad can use a cooler. Check out our product catalog. CustomCat’s 12-pack cooler is equipped with heat-sealed water resistant lining to keeps the beer nice and cold.

leading beer brands worldwide
Leading Beer Brands Worldwide in 2018 (Image Source

Father's Day Beer Mug

Hipster Dad

Hipsters don’t usually follow traditional rules of the society. They are individuals with strong desire to be themselves no matter what others may say. Hipsters are well-educated and they generally continue to expand their knowledge further. Here’s an idea for a poster that you can implement to your Father’s Day collection.

Mainstream Hipster Essentials (Image Source: The Monday Heretic)

sister dad mug

#4 Poker Dad

Poker dads have a variety of skills that can translate into great set of dad traits.
Intelligence – dads who are intelligent will less likely be outsmarted by their kids
Focus – dads with this skill have the ability to see the bigger picture and focus their energy and attention on the child to bring the child up to his/hers potential Patience – dad with a sense of patience are more likely to handle kids’ tan-trums and teen-years
Dedication – dads who are dedicated have the willingness to push through any obstacles while raising a child
Ability to control emotions (emotional stability) – dads with this skill can tackle any problem in calm manner
Adaptability – dads with this trait are more likely to handle lifestyle changes

#5 Lone Dad

Nowadays fathers are taking on a role of caring for their children more than ever before. The ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers has grown in recent decades.
For dad who…

  • has single dad superpowers
  • takes care of everything
  • knows how to muti-task
  • is a great cook
  • is a neat freak

lone wolf poster

#6 Fitness Dad

Parents are the number one source of influence of child’s future. Both mom and dads are educators from very young age. Children mirror parents’ every move. Design tshirts that speak to fitness families who are installing healthy lifestyles from very early age.
For dad who…

  • is a gym rat
  • loves yoga and restorative exersises
  • works out at this home/garage gym
  • gets into the boxing ring
  • is a smartwatch geek

print on demand fitness gear

#7 Chill-out Dad

For dad who…

  • gardens
  • enjoys fishing
  • enjoys some classical music
  • is considered by-the-pool guy
  • is a yogi


#8 Golf Dad

For dad who…

  • is always swinging in front of golf stimulator
  • is into wearable gagets
  • is techie orianted
  • likes to jam out with his golfing pals
  • is always on par
  • always loses his golf balls

golf dad baseball hat
No matter what Father’s Day theme you decide to go with this year, make sure you create designs from the heart. It’s simple, provide us with a choice of product, add design and CustomCat takes care of the rest.

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