None of the communications made through this website should be construed as an offer to sell or buy an Ace Hardware franchise in, nor is any such communication directed to, the residents of any jurisdiction requiring registration of the franchise before it is offered and sold in that jurisdiction. No Ace Hardware franchise will be sold to any resident of any such jurisdiction until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required disclosure document has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with applicable law. If you have any questions concerning the registration status of Ace Hardware franchises in your state, please contact our business development team at 630-990-6900. THE RESULTS DESCRIBED ON THIS WEBSITE ABOVE SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS THE ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL RESULTS THAT YOU CAN REALIZE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT THAT YOU CAN ATTAIN THESE RESULTS AND YOUR FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IS LIKELY TO DIFFER. YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH YOUR OWN ACCOUNTING, LEGAL AND BUSINESS ADVISORS ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY.