Father’s Day is big business

According to the National Retail Federation, Father’s Day spending for 2017 will reach a record $15.5 billion. And if you’re one of the procrastinators, you can join the 33.7% of Americans who will order gifts online. A Father’s Day shopper is expected to spend an average of $134.75 for Dad, an increase of $8.83 over 2016. And retailers are upping their game with attractive gifts, including many clients on the BizCom roster too. While the days of neckties have died with the rise of business casual, there’s nothing casual about some very special gifting options that have Father’s Day front and center this year.

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Let’s hear it for the Dads!

Fathers and franchising are not two topics that are typically put together, but you would be surprised at how many franchisees or people in the franchising industry credit their success to their fathers and families. [Read more…]