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Business Incentives – The Ace Facts


When financing a new business, you’re investing in something you can build on for long-term growth and profitability.

The following is a summary look of the initial investment, affiliation process, and currently available business incentives. At Ace, we don’t charge you royalty fees. Instead, we provide qualified individuals a FREE opening stock order* to assist you in opening your nationally recognized business.

When opening a new business with Ace, our exclusive business incentives set you up for successful ownership and have the potential to reduce your total investment over 15 percent.

Estimated Costs:
Total Investment*:
$650,000 – $1,000,000 (depending on store size)
Minimum Requirements:
$250,000 liquid cash
$400,000 Net worth

* Total Investment will vary based on store size. Items included in this figure are store fixtures, inventory, office equipment, computer system, decor, signage and operating capital. These costs do not include such things as land and building costs or rent and leasehold improvements. All financing is done through a third party. Ace Hardware doesn’t offer any financing.

–Business Incentive Benefits

Qualified individuals will receive Ace’s exclusive business incentives of a Free opening stock order to assist in opening your store. This cuts the costs of opening a new store up to 15%.

*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.