Ace’s HardwareStoresForSale.com is designed to facilitate the buying and selling of hardware stores, and now related equipment.
The Oak Brook, Ill.-based co-op says it intends to spread the word about the growth of Craftsman products in Ace stores.
John Hartmann has been appointed as the company’s new president and CEO, following the retirement of Heidemann, effective May 31
Industry vendors have a unique opportunity to introduce their products to Ace Hardware’s merchandise buyers during its Buying Days event on June 7 in Oak Brook, Ill.
The Chicago-based co-op has recognized its 2012 Supplier of the Year, among others.
Thomas E. Markert brings to the board a background that includes roles at Office Depot, Citicorp and Procter & Gamble.
CEO Lyle Heidemann describes 2012 as “one of the most profitable years in the company’s history.”
The Chicago-based co-op tapped Brent Burger, owner of hardware stores in Maine.
The co-op’s Retail Support Center has earned an award for outstanding achievement in operations and inventory management.
According to an article in the Record Searchlight of Redding, Calif., Weaver Lumber plans to take on the True Value brand.