Father's Day is almost here, which means it's time to start thinking about the perfect gift for dear old dad. But, what do you get for the dad that has everything? Another tie? A bottle of cologne? That novelty beer holster?
Instead of a gimmicky t-shirt or hat that he'll wear once and then stash in the back of his closet until next year, why not give him something he can really use?
Whether he's into gadgets, grilling or fly fishing, subscription boxes are a gift-giving strategy for people who have a hard time shopping for pop.
These boxes are filled with an assortment of themed products and arrive by mail once a month for three, six, or 12 months, depending on the company.
If you only want to purchase a one-month gift or don't want to commit to a full year of deliveries, subscriptions can be canceled at any time.
—By Sarah Whitten, CNBC News Associate
Posted 2015, June 16