September 21, 2017
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 of having the Oak Brook-based company make it available in its supply chain.
The past for Wachter, a Glen Ellyn resident who grew up in Elk Grove Village, is fond childhood memories of going with her father to the local Ace Hardware store.
• Record second quarter revenues of $2.28 billion, an increase of 35.1 percent from last year • U.S. same-store-sales up 35.3 percent; Acehardware.com revenues up 493 percent • Record second…
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,…