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World class in Wholesale. Ace at Retail. #1 Co-op in the Hardware Industry

When you take everything into account, your current suppliers can’t compare to what Ace can provide neighborhood hardware store owners like you looking to convert. Ace Hardware is the best Hardware distributor in the convenience hardware industry. Ace Hardware store sales are over 18% higher than a typical industry hardware store (Ace 2014 Retail Financial Report, Profit Planning Group). Ace Hardware has several programs that are available to our retailers to improve sales and profits. The field team is experienced and able to help consult each retailer in ways to help you grow and improve your business.

Wholesale Excellence

  • Lowest cost of goods
  • Named #1 Distributor according to Home Channel News from 2009-2014. (Home Channel News, September 2014)
  • #1 in wholesale sales at $4.2 billion (Home Channel News, September 2014)
  • No broken carton charges

Together, we are Ace, Brand Anthem

Together, we are Ace, Brand Anthem

Retail Focus

  • In 2016, Ace ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Stores Ten Years in a Row,” according to J.D. Power and Associates. *
  • Dedicated field team that support all retailers
  • Retail programs and training proven to add value to your business

As the largest and #1 distributor in the convenience hardware industry, Ace store owners benefit from collective buying power that helps them stay ahead of the competition (Home Channel News August, 2014). The lower cost of goods offered can help build a successful store with lasting profitability. Ace Hardware is focused on retail and provides wholesale excellence which sets us apart. The Ace Hardware model has led to wholesale sales of more than $4.7 billion, proving that Ace ownership has the tools you need to build a solid foundation and a fad-proof future.

Including owners, store personnel, retail support and corporate employees, there are more than 80,000 members on the Ace Hardware team. Their combined talents strengthen the Ace name. Their vision propels the future of the corporation, and their dedication and expertise work to help you and all Ace Hardware owners run their businesses efficiently.

*Ace Hardware received the highest numerical score in the J.D. Power 2007-2016 Home Improvement Retailer Statisfacation Studies. e 2016 study is based on 2,995 total responses from six stores measuring experiences and perceptions of customers, surveyed January-February 2016. Your experiences may vary.  Visit