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WHO'S WHO IN HARDWARE/HOME CENTERS

ACE HARDWARE

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ce Hardware stores buy as a
cooperative, leveraging volume purchases while maintaining their individuality to choose
which products to buy. Ace's cooperative strength, therefore, is said
to be its ability to sell the key items
that most appeal to local shoppers.
Field team members and category
experts make recommendations to
store owners to localize the product

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assortment, placement and pricing based on
market needs. Many stores supplement products they purchase through Ace with items
from other suppliers, filling niches specific to
their market. At Ace, vendors must first get into
the Ace network and then convince store owners individually to buy their products.
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Open Buying Days. An opportunity for vendors to introduce their company and products to Ace's merchant team. Suppliers meet
with the appropriate buyer for no more than
20 minutes during which they explain their
products in an effort to join the Ace network.
Helpful 101. A web-based customer-experience training program that culminates with
certification for a store after the location collects a number of positive shopper surveys.
The Paint Studio. A boutique-style paint department launched jointly with Valspar Corp.
Ace Rewards. The retailer's loyalty program,
which offers instant as well as points-based
discounts.
ACENET Direct. An intranet site that serves as
the primary communication platform between Ace and its stores. Product catalogs
and special ordering functions are accessed
through this program.



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