Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware’s New Ads Remind People Not to Eat Paint or Confuse WD-40 With Motor Oil

Shopping for hardware and home improvement products can be confusing. So Ace Hardware is putting a humorous spin on the process in ads with long-winded addendums to its traditional jingle, "Ace is the place with the helpful hardware folks."

This Chicago Agency Creates Playful Campaigns for Major Brands

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How Roger Ailes Built Fox News Into a Media Powerhouse

Roger Ailes' first moon shot came when he was 29 years old. He was in the Oval Office setting up the first interplanetary split screen. "Eagle" had just landed on the moon.

Ace Hardware Has a Creative Review Underway

Ace Hardware is in the early stages of a creative review, according to sources, who said a request for proposals is likely out to agencies. It is not immediately clear how long the search will take or if the brand is using a consultant.

4 Brands Bet on Social and Mobile to Boost Father’s Day Campaigns

Marketers are gung-ho on playing up photo-sharing and social media this year to tap into the power of dad, as seen in Father’s Day campaigns from Ace Hardware, Craftsman, Dremel and O2X.

Crackle and Spark Ink NewFronts Deal

Crackle has inked an agreement with Publicis-owned media agency Spark in the Web publisher's first NewFronts deal this week. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Media Agencies Are Bullish on Chicago

Lately, a whole string of media agencies are falling in love with Chi-Town.

Spark Wins Ace Hardware’s Media Duties

Ace Hardware has selected Starcom MediaVest Group's Spark agency to handle media planning and buying following a review, Adweek has learned.

Brands Buy Real-Time Mobile Ads Based on the Weather

This past winter, Ace Hardware tested location-based mobile ads before and after snowstorms to pitch items like shovels and de-icers.

Ace Hardware

Agency: GSD&M, Austin, Texas • Ace is bringing 10 colors to life, literally, in over 30 online videos, TV and print ads, to tout its newest 120-color paint line, Clark + Kensington.