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Onward and Upward
By Kate Klein, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ace Hardware Corp. is on a growth path that maintains its retailer-owned cooperative model, continues to pursue its core values and finds new, adaptive ways to support its retailers.
The co-op is celebrating its 95th anniversary in 2019. The company is also rolling out next-day product delivery to 70 percent of Ace stores nationwide, leveraging its expanded supply chain more than ever and building on recent, rapid e-commerce growth.
Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, Ace serves more than 5,200 retailers worldwide, including nearly 4,500 stores in the U.S.
By clicking the following links, you’ll find Hardware Retailing’s interviews with four top Ace executives, including president and CEO John Venhuizen, and a profile of the brothers who own Desert Foothills Ace Hardware in Phoenix.