In an age of big-box home improvement centers (Home Depot, Lowes), wholesaler Ace makes the case for the local hardware store. By sales it is the leading hardware cooperative in the US. Ace dealer-owners operate more than 95% of the 5,200 Ace Hardware-branded stores, home centers, and lumber and building materials locations, selling more than 115,000 products across the US and about 70 other countries. Ace also provides value-added services such as advertising, market research, merchandising assistance, site location, store format design, retail training, insurance, and technology assistance. From about 25 warehouses, Ace distributes such products as electrical and plumbing supplies, garden equipment, hand tools, housewares, and power tools. Ace was founded in 1924 by a group of Chicago hardware store owners.
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- Incorporated 1964
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John VenhuizenChief Executive Officer and President
WILLIAM GUZIKExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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