Conversion Stories: Boston’s Ace Hardware

“2017 sales were up $229,000 from 2016. 2017 gross margin was 39.4% higher even with January and February closeouts and the remodel. Average sale was $28.75. The Ace name, additional inventory and the store remodel all contributed to the success of 2017. The remodel was very quick and well organized. The Ace team knew exactly what to do and wasted no time. Excellent process!”

-Doug Boston, Owner

Featured Stories

Heartware Story – Hurricane Harvey

  On August 25th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey torn through Rockport, TX leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. This was the strongest hurricane in the US since 2015. Towns…
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Ace Hardware Reports Record First Quarter 2020 Results

• Record first quarter revenues of $1.43 billion, an increase of 3.8 percent from last year • U.S. same-store-sales up 4.2 percent; Acehardware.com revenues up 63 percent • Record first…
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Improving Home Improvement: Home Depot & Lowe’s Lead In Volume But Trail In Customer Satisfaction

To paraphrase Bob Dylan (formerly Robert Zimmerman, of Hibbing MN.) “the times, they are a-changin’” – and fast! The coronavirus has led to previously unimaginable changes in lifestyle. In a…
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Archived Stories

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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