This Ace Hardware Promotion Requires That You Go Back In Time To Use It

Ace Hardware marketing meeting
Marketer: I’ve got a great idea for a sales gimmick! You can get a discount on whatever you fit in this bag!
Finance type: Unless that bag is glued shut, no way. We can’t afford it.
Marketer: [gleam in her eye] …oh, I know how we can afford it. [cue evil laughter]

Or maybe it was just a screw up on the email side of things,but it’s still funny. David writes that he received the email below this morning, a full two days after the one-day-only sale. We just hope Macy’s doesn’t read this post.

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