Father's Day Feature Package

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NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Father's Day topics and issues and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2014 are features on:


Package Name

Slug

Distribution Date

Tech

Tech

June 12

Personal Finance

Finance

June 18

Fashion, Beauty & Bridal, Proms

Fashion

June 19

Summer Outdoors & Entertaining, 4th of July

Summer

June 25

Social Responsibility, CSR

CSR

June 26


Father's Day Feature Package

1. Vacation Spending Survey: 6 in 10 of Americans Will Go On Vacation
BELOIT, Wis., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FatWallet.com, the one-stop resource for online coupons and deals with cash back savings, announced results from its Vacation Spending Survey* (TNS Global). Of 1,000 American adults surveyed online, 83% said they regularly go on vacations and 6 in 10 go on vacation every year, with 3 in 10 saying they go on two or more vacations per year. Surprisingly, 17% said they never go on vacations, jumping to 21% for 40-somethings and 35% for those that earn less than $30k/year.

2. Make An Angling Ace Out Of Dad In 2014 With Father's Day Gifts From Rapala®
MINNETONKA, Minn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A welcome change from the cliched necktie or bottle of cologne, this Father's Day, help dear old dad satisfy his thirst for aquatic adventure with the gift of best-in-class gear from Rapala® and Respected Rapala Brands.

3. For Father's Day, Give Dad a Touchup, Not a Tie 
NEW ORLEANS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a thoughtful and unique gift for Father's Day? For a guy who wants his car or truck to look good now and for years to come, give him custom-formulated AutomotiveTouchup paint. Working with the most comprehensive library of OEM colors in the industry to create an exact color match, paints are created per order using each vehicle's specific make, model and year. Available in paint pens, bottles or aerosol cans, AutomotiveTouchup products are a convenient and cost-effective way to take years off the look of his vehicle.

4. One Of A Kind, Father's Day/Summertime Gift 
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Our lives are marked by special places: favorite cities we've visited and lived, cities our children were born in and where we fell in love. Mark those places with JourneyMarkers, a unique personalized mile marker that visually tells the story of your life's journey.

5. Survey Of U.S. Dads Reveals: 32 Percent Forgotten On Father's Day; 53 Percent Would Return Gifts; And One Even Received A Santa Necktie 
MILWAUKEE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Father's Day is meant to celebrate fatherhood and family, new data shows most American dads aren't feeling the love. This year, Harley-Davidson rides to the rescue with a list of fresh ideas for unique Father's Day gifts to let dad know how cool we think he really is.

6. Give Gifts That Give Back This Father's Day And All Year Long
TAMPA, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children® announces the launch of Shop for LOVE , an online portal that enables shoppers to support the life-saving and life-changing mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children when shopping online.

7. Poor Dad! Fewer Consumers Buy Gifts for Pops on Father's Day than for Mom on Mother's Day
AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't let another year go by without giving dad his due! RetailMeNot (www.retailmenot.com), the largest digital offers destination in the United States, conducted a survey with The Omnibus Company (www.omnibus.com) that finds dads may continue to get the short end of the stick this year, as more people buy Mother's Day gifts for mom than Father's Day gifts for dad (86%* vs. 77%). This gift buying behavior is consistent with findings from the 2013 Father's Day Shoppers Trend Report, which revealed more than half (58%) of dads feel they spend more money on their partners for Mother's Day than their significant others typically spend on them for Father's Day.

8. Olympia® High Performance LED Flashlights – the Perfect Father's Day Gift for Outdoor Enthusiasts 
ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Father's Day, Olympia offers the perfect gift for adventurous dads – a reliable high performance LED flashlight to provide him with the best lighting solution for every outdoor adventure. Whether Dad is an avid hiker, hunter, fisherman or simply a backyard camping warrior, the Olympia RG850 flashlight combines powerful lighting with a rugged waterproof design and convenient emergency settings, making it the go to flashlight for every outing.

9. Find The Perfect Gift For Father's Day With Bestselling Fragrances From Coty 
NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THINK: Help dad discover his signature scent

WHAT THEY ARE: Fragrances for dad. Say thank you to the man who has been on your team since day one and celebrate what makes him unique by choosing a fragrance perfectly suited to his personality. Whether he's modern day rugged, an adventure-seeking sportsman, or an urban sophisticate, find the one that's best for him from this popular trio of masculine scents.

10. Residence Inn Tees Up With PGA Pro Golfer Michael Putnam In Celebration Of Father's Day 
BETHESDA, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Residence Inn by Marriott is showing love for dads this Father's Day by giving them a chance to improve their game with a lesson from PGA Pro Michael Putnam. The winner of the Residence Inn Adores Dads Hole-in-One Challenge will enjoy sporting their new golf clubs in an exclusive experience during the PGA tour with the Pro himself, while staying in a spacious Residence Inn suite.

11. New Study From Wahl Shows More Dads Teaching Sons To Groom 
STERLING, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Father's Day is about giving, but it's also about celebrating life's special moments with dad. Wahl, the company that invented the world's first hair clipper and battery operated trimmer, conducted research on the importance of one of those special moments on the journey to manhood—grooming. The findings suggest that the rite of passage of fathers teaching their sons to groom is not only alive and well, but growing in numbers and significance.

12. Survey Says Father's Day Sales Offer Best Time To Find Tool Deals 
BELOIT, Wis., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FatWallet.com, the one-stop resource for online coupons and deals with cash back savings, announced results from its Tools Shopping Survey* (TNS Global). Of 1,000 American adults surveyed online, more than 8 in 10 said they buy tools every year, with nearly 4 in 10 saying Father's Day is the best time to find deals on tools (compared to 18% on Black Friday). Lawn and garden tools were most in demand this year (38%) over combination power tool kits (20%), while Craftsman leads the way as most popular tool brand (38%) over Black & Decker (26%) and DeWalt (19%).

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