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06/18/2021

Three more big retailers enter Prime Day competition

Dan Berthiaume
Senior Editor, Technology
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As Prime Day nears, an increasing number of major retailers are deciding to join in the fray.

With Adobe predicting that Amazon’s upcoming Prime Day megasale (June 21-22) will be the biggest U.S. shopping event of all time, it is not surprising that retailers including Walmart, Target, and Kohl’s have all scheduled online sales extravaganzas that overlap Prime Day. Now Ace Hardware, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and Office Depot are also rolling out promotions that just happen to coincide with Prime Day. Following is an overview of each event.

Ace Hardware
For the third straight year, retailer-owned hardware cooperative Ace Hardware Corp., is hosting Ace Rewards Day. The two-day event—June 21-22, 2021—offers exclusive online deals and special bonus offers for Ace Rewards loyalty program members.

The event kicks off at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, June 21 and runs through Tuesday, June 22. Ace Rewards members can save 15% with code ARDAY on select regular priced items and earn double bonus points. In addition, grills and grill accessories purchased online totaling $399 and up are eligible for free assembly and delivery. 

"Ace Rewards Day is a great way for us to give back to our loyal customers by offering valuable discounts on tens of thousands of products," said Bill Kiss, head of digital, Ace Hardware Corp. "With home preservation projects and summer grilling in full swing, we are excited to say 'thank you' to our customers with these exclusive online deals and discounts."

Customers can sign-up to become an Ace Rewards Member for free at acehardware.com. As an Ace Rewards Member, customers gain access to these exclusive deals, earn points on purchases, and are eligible for free delivery.

Bed Bath & Beyond
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is running its annual Beyond Big Savings Event from June 20-22. The promotion will include free same-day delivery for orders $39 or more, and a rewards offer that will give customers up to $100 for future purchases. This is in addition thousands of other deals, both online or in-store, without any membership required.

“We’re always innovating to provide our customers with inspiration, value and ease, but we’re taking things to a whole new level with this year’s Beyond Big Savings Event,” said Cindy Davis, executive VP and chief brand officer of Bed Bath & Beyond and president of Decorist. “We’re offering free same-day delivery because we want Bed Bath & Beyond and buybuy BABY customers to enjoy their selections that very day, no matter how they choose to shop with us. We’re proud to offer these tremendous deals and inspire customers with a leading product assortment that enable customers to home, happier.”

Whether shopping online or in-store, customers shopping the Beyond Big Savings Event will get $50 in MyFunds rewards credit for spending $200, and $100 for spending $400, for a future purchase at Bed Bath &Beyond.

Office Depot
Specialty office products retailer Office Depot is running Depot Discount Days, Monday, June 21 – Wednesday, June 23. Customers who shop online and in Office Depot and OfficeMax stores during the event can save up to 50% on furniture and chairs, plus get deals on PCs, tech accessories and other accessories.
 
Office Depot customers have a variety of convenient pickup and delivery options, including free in-store and curbside pickup in one hour or less. Most stores also offer contactless curbside pickup. Qualifying online orders are available for same-day delivery. Customers who spend $45 or more on qualifying orders and get free next business-day delivery.