Conversion Stories: Champion Ace Hardware

“After 30 years with a different co-op, I was surprised to learn how much more I could improve my store by converting to Ace. The name alone is something everyone recognizes and associates with excellence. The switch allowed us to present our customers with a new, clean, modern store with improved retail
assortments. We not only kept our current clientele but also gained loyal Ace customers through Ace Rewards. More happy customers lead to more sales and higher profits. The switch allowed us to lower our product costs by about 10% and re-energized my passion for retail. The payoffs are well worth the effort!”

-Mike Kolovich, Owner

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