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ACE Bucket Contest

Askew’s Ace Hardware Wins Ace Bucket Display Contest For the third time in four years, Askew’s Ace Hardware in New Bern, North Carolina, was a top finisher in the Ace Bucket Display Contest, which benefits Children’s Miracle Network hospitals across the country. Associate Debby …

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Local Hardware Store Brings the Joy of the Holidays to Alaskan Town

Giving Gifts

Giving Gifts In the small Alaskan town of Nikiski, Nikiski Hardware & Supply serves local residents with a selection of home improvement products, clothing, housewares and more. The store also serves as a community gathering place and hosts events throughout …

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Retailers Make the Holidays Bright for Their Communities

holidays bright

In the December edition of Checkouts, retailers shared how they bring holiday joy to their customers and communities. Here, we share several more examples of the different ways retailers are making the holidays bright. Happy Helpers Decorate Hardware Store Lee …

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Beloved Store Cat Returned to Granby Ace Hardware

Every morning at Granby Ace Hardware in Granby, Colorado, Morris the cat takes on pest duty, ridding the hardware store and the neighboring buildings of mice and other vermin. Morris is more than just an employee serving the customers of …

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Fired Up to Help: Retailer Supports Fire Department in a Big Way

October Checkouts

Each year, the Sugar Creek Fire Department hosts a Fire Protection and Life Safety Open House. And every year since 2007, Rob Walker, owner of New Palestine Hardware in New Palestine, Indiana, serves as a major backer for the event. …

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Hanging Up His Helpful Hat: Miner’s Ace Hardware Employee Retires After 66 Years

It was 1956 when brothers Lee and Glen Miner opened Miner’s Ace Hardware and Wally Lewis became their first employee. After 66 years of loyal service to the company, Lewis retired at 95 years old. Miner’s Ace Hardware now has …

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