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AMES Tools: Exclusive deals for garden centres


Garden retailers will not want to miss out on the exclusive spring deals from AMES Tools, which offer up to 33% off RRP. 


These exclusive deals – launched ahead of the spring rush – are designed to help retailers take advantage of the potential of this exciting new tool brand without having to commit to large product displays in-store, whilst also providing customers with access to must-have product lines.  


Interested parties can access three promotional deals, covering the full range of Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel or Hand Tool ranges. What’s more, any retailer that secures one of the AMES Tools promotional deals before 30th April 2024, will also receive a free hanging point-of-sale rack. With a minimal footprint, these HDU’s are perfect for repositioning throughout the store with ease to maximise impulse sale and cross-category sales throughout the season. Each display comes complete with an AMES Tools branded header board to increase brand awareness within the retail environment.


In detail: AMES Tools spring promotion

  • Carbon Steel Tools – offering 33% off RRP, this deal includes 72 core pick-up lines: 12 x Digging Spade, 6 x Digging Fork, 24 x Trowel, 24 x Fork and 6 x Lawn Edger.

The AMES Tools Carbon Steel offering features multiple market-firsts, including Comfort Step™ manufacturing on all spades, plus protective lacquered finishes and ash wood shafts topped with ergonomic handles for the ultimate in comfort and ease of use. All products also come complete with a 15-year guarantee.

  • Stainless Steel Tools – offering 29% off RRP, this deal will include 44 of the best gardening ‘must haves’, covering both cultivation and hand tool essentials. The deal bundle comprises 6 x Digging Spade, 6 x Digging Fork, 10 x Trowel, 10 x Fork, 6 x Lawn Edger and 6 x Lawn Aerator.

All products come complete with a 15-year guarantee.

  • Stainless Steel Hand Tools – offering 24% off RRP, this deal enables shoppers to select from eight core hand tools. Each promotional bundle boasts 112 products in total: 20 x Hand Trowel, 20 x Hand Fork, 12 x Potting Scoop, 12 x Weeding Knife, 12 x Small Bulb Planters, 12 x 3-Prong Cultivator, 12 x Dibber and 12 x Daisy Grubber.

Retailers interested in optimising the AMES Tools latest sales promotion are invited to contact their sales agent to find out more. 


Find out more

To stay up to date with all things AMES Tools, including accessing the dedicated trade portal where you will find a comprehensive image library, POS guide and Product Database alongside the 2024 

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