Newsroom: John Venhuizen—Differentiating Yourself From the Competition

February 1, 2017

Ace Hardware’s CEO and President John Venhuizen joins this week’s episode of the Entrepreneur Podcast to share his company’s story of successfully reinventing itself to fight against ever-increasing competition from big box stores.

Featured Stories

Ace announces 2017 Coolest Hardware Stores

Ace honors Garrett Ace Hardware and Harleysville Ace Hardware with prestigious award Ace Hardware is proud to recognize two local Ace Hardware stores with the company’s sixth annual “Coolest Hardware…
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Ace Hardware announces an “Extra Mile Promise”

Extension of Ace’s Brand Promise pledges to provide customers with everything they need to tackle paint projects in one trip Ace Hardware announces the first-ever Extra Mile Promise™, a guarantee…
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Ace Hardware ranks highest in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power 11 years in a row

The J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction StudySM ranked Ace Hardware “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Retail Stores” for the eleventh year in a row. Ace…
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Archived Stories

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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