Hardware marketers and cooperatives
alike aren’t expecting their success to
slow down any time soon. Globally, sales
of hand tools and accessories are estimat-
ed to reach $19.4 billion by 2015, making
it one of the most dependably profitable
sectors in the industry. And if there is
anything more consistent than DR’s
success rate, it just might be the never-
ending list of to-do’s every homeowner
can attest to, ensuring continued growth
for the hardware market.
The Ace Hardware “Get Your Weekend
Back” campaign features television spots
encouraging consumers to take home-maintenance projects into their own
hands, but not at the expense of their
A Better Breed of Fulfillment:
It’s in our DNA.
“Each door hanger received by a
consumer has the address and contact
information of the nearest Ace location
to the recipient’s home,” De Witt says.
“Strategically, this means that the door
hanger designs are unique to each store
and that extra care is given to making
sure that there isn’t any crossover with
consumers receiving a door hanger for the
At 3PL Worldwide, it’s like we were born to be
order fulfillment leaders. It’s a big responsibility,
but our customers tell us we’ve got the right stuff:
Multi-Channel Experience: DRTV, radio, web,
catalog, direct mail and more!
Proactive Account Management: we look out
for our clients’ best interests
Pricing You Can Trust: honest rates, no surprises
Freight Expertise: we know how to save you
and your customers money
Real-Time Reporting: track every order with
our exclusive “Mission Control” platform
Innovative WMS: gets you configured
and up and running fast
Bi-Coastal Warehouses: efficient fulfillment
wherever your customer is located
Fast Shipping: 65% of orders are shipped the
same day, 95% within 24 hours
Is it genetic, or simply a better approach
to order fulfillment? Try 3PL Worldwide,
and decide for yourself!
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Ace Hardware targets consumers on a
more-localized scale with door hangers,
which drive foot traffic to its stores and
digital traffic to sites such as Twitter.