Topic: Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware Has a Creative Review Underway

Retailer spends over $50 million in media annually

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…

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

Manly marketers home in on digital

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…

Crackle and Spark Ink NewFronts Deal

Media shop gets first look at Bryan Cranston's new series

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. Spark services clients such as ConAgra brands…

Media Agencies Are Bullish on Chicago

Marketers see the Windy City as more in touch with consumers

Lately, a whole string of media agencies are falling in love with Chi-Town. As some marketers, especially heartland brands, see Chicagoans as more representative of the American consumer than those who…

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Spark Wins Ace Hardware's Media Duties

SMG shop beats out 3 for $44 million account

Ace Hardware has selected Starcom MediaVest Group's Spark agency to handle media planning and buying following a review, Adweek has learned. The assignment includes both traditional and digital work. The incumbent,…

Brands Buy Real-Time Mobile Ads Based on the Weather

Ace Hardware, Taco Bell, Seamless

This past winter, Ace Hardware tested location-based mobile ads before and after snowstorms to pitch items like shovels and de-icers. Buoyed by the results—and underscoring how brands have begun using…

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GSD&M urges you to find your soul paint

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…