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Ace Hardware Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

– Record fourth quarter revenues of $1.3 billion, an increase of 6.8 percent from last year – U.S. same-store-sales up 3.1 percent during the quarter – Record full year revenues…
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Lanier’s switches to Ace Hardware

Lanier’s Hardware has experienced a positive relationship with True Value since 1965, according to the Lanier family. But as systems manager Greg Taylor and vice president No. 2 Stewart Lanier…
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Ace Hardware reports third quarter 2017 results

– Record revenues of $1.34 billion, an increase of 9.1 percent from last year – Third quarter net income of $53.8 million, a $3.6 million increase from last year –…
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Ace Hardware retailers’ philanthropy strengthens neighborhoods across the country

Biannual Community Involvement Survey shows how Ace retailers support youth and local organizations. Ace Hardware Corporation, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, is pleased to share the results…
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Ace Hardware ranks No. 6 for third consecutive year on Franchise Times’ esteemed Top 200

Ace Hardware Corporation, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, is pleased to announce it was ranked No. 6 on the 2017 Franchise Times Top 200, for the third…
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Ace Hardware acquires majority stake in e-commerce startup, The Grommet

Ace Hardware Corporation and The Grommet, today announced that Ace Hardware has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in e-commerce startup, The Grommet. The Grommet operates an e-commerce website…
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Ace Hardware acquires majority stake in e-commerce startup, The Grommet

Ace Hardware Corporation and The Grommet, today announced that Ace Hardware has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in e-commerce startup, The Grommet.

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Ace Hardware opens door for product pitches from small businesses

Linda Wachter had visions of the past, present and future Wednesday when she was one of 61 attendees invited to pitch her product to an Ace Hardware panel in hopes…
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Belgrade True Value to change affiliates to Ace Hardware

After 21 years, the True Value hardware store located on Jackrabbit Lane will be switching its affiliation company to Ace Hardware, and will be adopting the Ace Super Store setup, which is the company’s largest store size.

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The 5 Best Retail Franchises You Can Buy Right Now

Many of the best entrepreneurs — people like Sam Walton or Steve Jobs — aren’t necessarily tech geniuses, engineers or marketers. They’re salespeople first. They know how to convince others to give their product or service a chance, and then they make the most of that chance.

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PLMA salute’s Ace’s holiday lights

Ace Hardware announced its private label brand Celebrations has been named a 2016 award winner by the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA). Read More.

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Now playing at Ace Hardware: Makers and Grommets

Oak Brook, Illinois-based Ace Hardware has a new relationship with The Grommet, allowing local Makers to promote their products in Ace stores. Read More.

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Ace Hardware reports second quarter 2017 results

– Record revenues of $1.5 billion, an increase of 4.6 percent from last year – Net income, including one-time pre-tax charges of $7.8 million for our warehouse reconfiguration to support…
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Backed by Visa, Ace steps up its rewards

October 3, 2010 | By Ken Clark The ability to bring instant credit to the sales floor of Ace Hardware stores is seen as a powerful new sales tool for…
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Boulder’s McGuckin dropping ties to True Value for Ace

McGuckin Hardware is ending its 30-year partnership with the True Value co-op as of Dec. 31, 2016, and will start buying from the Ace Hardware co-op as of Jan. 1,…
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Survey points to hardware optimism

How optimistic are 765 Ace Hardware retailers surveyed in the recent biennial Retailer Satisfaction Survey? Almost 90% say they “intend to grow and expand operations in the near term,” the…
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Hardware store steps up for the kids

Brooklyn, New York-based retailer Matt Mazzone’s idea to sell chocolate for charity has been a huge hit. It started out local, and sweetened into a national program whereby Ace stores…
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