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Ace – Your Ultimate Power Tool for Business Success

Deciding on a business investment is a big decision, but choosing which business and which company to join is even more important. As one of the fastest growing franchises in America (National Retail Federation, 2015) successful individuals like you choose Ace Hardware for business ownership everyday because:

  1. We offer a FREE opening stock order*
  2. No royalty fees
  3. Rock solid foundation and a fad proof future.
  4. Independent ownership is backed by dedicated training and support
  5. #1 Brand in convenience hardware (Millward Brown, 2014)
  6. Ace is globally recognized and locally embraced

Attractive Business Incentives
Ace Hardware offers qualified individuals a FREE opening stock order as our new store incentive to cut the costs of opening a new store. There are thousands of options when determining which business investment is best for you. Not many businesses offer new store incentives to help new stores get started.

Together, We Are Ace, Brand Anthem

Together, we are Ace, Brand Anthem

A Premier Brand
Nationally recognized and locally embraced, Ace is one of the oldest and most recognized brands in the world. Known as”The Helpful Place”, Ace Hardware was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Home Improvement Stores Nine Years in a Row” by J.D. Power and Associates 2007-2015 Home Improvement Retail Store Studies.**

Training and Support
As an Ace Hardware owner, you gain the support and knowledge of a dedicated and experienced team of experts who provide extensive training to help you make an effective entry into the “do-it-yourself” consumer market.

Ace Hardware Owners powered by strength in numbers

With Ace you’re not just making a business investment, you’re joining the Ace family and all the advantages that come with it: Including owners, store personnel, retail support and corporate employees, there are more than 80,000 members in the Ace Hardware team. Their combined talents strengthen the Ace name while their vision propels the future of the corporation, and their dedication and expertise works to help all Ace Hardware owners run their business efficiently.

*Incentives vary by store format/size and are based on Discovery recommended products and quantities. Incentive given as a credit, not as cash or a loan.

**Ace Hardware received the highest numerical score among retail stores in the proprietary J.D. Power 2007-2015 Home Improvement Retail Store StudiesSM. The 2015 study is based on responses from 2,994 consumers measuring six stores and opinions of consumers who purchased a home improvement product or service within the previous 12 months. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed January-February 2015. Your experiences may vary.  Visit jdpower.com.