ACE Hardware franchises are known world wide as “The Helpful Place”. For more than 85 years Ace Hardware stores have been America’s neighborhood hardware retailer. The home improvement market continues to grow by 3.14% annually, according to Hardware Retailing (December 2010). Worldwide the company’s annual sales are more than $10 Billion. Ace Hardware has more than 400 locations in 60 countries.
A REVIEW OF WHY AN ACE HARDWARE FRANCHISE?
ACE Hardware franchises are currently offering a great opportunity for those wanting to build a very profitable and lasting business, with financial support from a globally trusted brand. They provide numerous tools and services for business success: a world class brand; excellent training; they provide access to over 75,000 nationally known products and services to meet the needs of your neighborhood do-it-yourself customers and friends; and attractive ownership incentives. Eligible candidates may receive an incentive package of up to $330,000, to help assist in opening your store.
Who has not seen the ACE Hardware brand ads, calling their stores, “The Helpful Place”, on national TV? Ace Hardware stores have been ranked as “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Home Improvement Stores Six Years in a Row” by J.D.Powers and Associates (2007-2012). Their stores are much smaller than the “big box stores” and provide much better personal customer service in being able to help the normal do-it-yourself customers with their home improvement projects. They can provide excellent help and tips to their customers for all of those small and large jobs around the home.
A Review of the ACE Hardware Franchise Products
ACE Hardware stores have an excellent selection of hand tools, portable electric tools, hardware nuts, bolts and screws, paints and painting hardware and all equipment required for normal electrical and plumbing repairs around the house. If they do not have what you want in stock, they can normally special order the item and get in with a few days. They provide excellent training and support from a dedicated team of experts to help with the opening and managing of your Ace Hardware Store. The ultimate success can be yours with ACE Hardware Stores.
A REVIEW OF THE ACE HARDWARE FRANCHISE COSTS
The liquid capital needed for the start up of a ACE HARDWARE STORE is $250,000. However, there will be additional costs depending on the location of the store for the rent, utilities, employee salaries, insurance, taxes and other normal business associated costs.