DELRAY BEACH, Fla. and OAK BROOK, Ill., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ProLogic Retail Services, the largest third party provider of loyalty marketing solutions to independent grocers, and Ace Hardware Corporation are jointly announcing Ace Hardware's adoption of ProLogic's technology for enabling the Ace Rewards loyalty program in retail grocery stores that are also Ace retail stores. Using ProLogic's technology, the Ace Rewards program can now deliver discounts to shoppers through the grocer's point-of-sale (POS) system.
Retail grocery has become an important channel for Ace Hardware, the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative. Ace Hardware operates both "store-within-a-store" configurations and adjacent storefronts with participating retail grocers to provide one-stop shopping for consumers. Now with ProLogic's help, Ace Hardware can deliver discounts on its hardware products through the grocer's POS system.
"We are pleased to add this capability to the Ace Rewards program in Ace Hardware retail grocery stores," said Rick Williams, Vice President of IT. "ProLogic's long history in the grocery industry and deep expertise in grocery POS systems makes them a great collaborator for Ace Hardware in this market. Using ProLogic technology, we can now offer a wide range of discounts and promotions delivered in the grocery checkout lane."
"ProLogic is delighted to team up with Ace Hardware to bring this capability to their grocery retailers," said Ross Ely, president and CEO of ProLogic Retail Services. "Enabling promotions and discounts on Ace Hardware products at the grocery checkout benefits both consumers and grocery retailers."
About ProLogic Retail Services
ProLogic Retail Services is the largest third-party provider of loyalty marketing services to independent grocers. Headquartered in Delray Beach, FL, ProLogic has been providing independent grocers with loyalty marketing solutions for over 15 years. ProLogic's loyalty marketing solutions are currently in use at over 1,500 stores in the US and over 300 stores in Japan. Over ten million US households are actively enrolled in ProLogic programs through our retail partners. For more information on ProLogic, visit www.prologicretail.com.
About Ace Hardware
For more than 90 years, Ace Hardware has been known as the place with the helpful hardware folks in thousands of neighborhoods across America, providing customers with a more personal kind of helpful. In 2015, Ace ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Retail Stores, Nine Years in a Row," according to J.D. Power. With more than 4,800 hardware stores locally owned and operated across the globe, Ace is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries currently operate 17 distribution centers in the U.S. and also have distribution capabilities in Shanghai, China; Panama City, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its retailers' stores are located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and approximately 60 countries. For more information on Ace, visit www.acehardware.com.
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