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Locally Owned Ace Hardware Stores Across The Country Plan To Hire More Than 30,000 Employees Collectively To Support Local Communities

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 1:32pm

With 75% of people in the United States living within 15 minutes of an Ace Hardware, we are a trusted, local resource embedded in communities across the country.

Key Points: 
  • With 75% of people in the United States living within 15 minutes of an Ace Hardware, we are a trusted, local resource embedded in communities across the country.
  • With increased demand for essentialproducts and services, Ace Hardware and its independent retailers plan to hire more than 30,000 people collectively to further support the communities they serve when they need it most.
  • Full-time, part-time and seasonal positions are available at Ace Hardware's Retail Support Centers (RSCs) and more than 4,300 locally owned stores across the United States.
  • Ace Hardware is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world with more than 5,300 locally owned and operated hardware stores in approximately 70 countries.

Home and Garden Sees Rise in Sales Due to Coronavirus as Consumers Use Time at Home to Complete Improvement Projects - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 5:45pm

DUBLIN, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchAndMarkets.com identifies Home and Garden as one of the key industries seeing increased demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchAndMarkets.com identifies Home and Garden as one of the key industries seeing increased demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Hardware stores are seeing unprecedented demand for tools and hardware supplies as consumers in self-isolation use the time to complete home improvement projects.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic more and more people are staying at home in order to protect themselves.
  • This has created a surge in interest in DIY and gardening as consumers find new ways to improve their living space and keep themselves entertained in self-isolation.

Home and Garden Supplies Witness Unprecedented Demand as COVID-19 Isolation Triggers Creativity - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:15am

ResearchAndMarkets.com identifies Home and Garden as one of the key industries seeing increased demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • ResearchAndMarkets.com identifies Home and Garden as one of the key industries seeing increased demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Hardware stores are seeing unprecedented demand for tools and hardware supplies as consumers in self-isolation use the time to complete home improvement projects.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic more and more people are staying at home in order to protect themselves.
  • This has created a surge in interest in DIY and gardening as consumers find new ways to improve their living space and keep themselves entertained in self-isolation.

True Value Company To Manufacture Hand Sanitizer Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:47pm

In addition to hand sanitizer, the company is also manufacturing essential cleaning and sanitizing products such as hand soap, all-purpose cleansers with and without bleach, and degreasing cleanser.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to hand sanitizer, the company is also manufacturing essential cleaning and sanitizing products such as hand soap, all-purpose cleansers with and without bleach, and degreasing cleanser.
  • "In state after state, hardware stores have been declared 'essential' and permitted to stay open," said John Hartmann, president and CEO of True Value Company.
  • During these unprecedented times, we're proud to do our part to help make a difference and get the much-coveted hand sanitizer onto True Value store shelves as quickly as we can."
  • With 13 regional distribution centers, and approximately 2,500 associates serving over 4,500 stores, True Value Company celebrates independence and drives retail excellence across the U.S. and internationally.

DGAP-News: Hornbach Holding AG & Co. KGaA: Hornbach increases net sales by 8.4 % to Euro 4.7 billion in 2019/20 financial year - corona crisis looms large

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 7:00am

DGAP-News: Hornbach Holding AG & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Development of Sales

Key Points: 
  • DGAP-News: Hornbach Holding AG & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Development of Sales
    Hornbach Holding AG & Co. KGaA: Hornbach increases net sales by 8.4 % to Euro 4.7 billion in 2019/20 financial year - corona crisis looms large
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Based on preliminary figures, the Hornbach Holding AG & Co. KGaA Group increased its net sales by 8.4 % to more than Euro 4.7 billion.
  • On a like-for-like basis and net of currency items, group-wide sales at the DIY stores with garden centers (DIY) grew by 7.7 %.
  • Albrecht Hornbach, CEO of Hornbach Management AG, nevertheless expects the crisis to have a noticeable impact on the 2020/21 financial year.

Epicor and Ace Hardware Extend Strategic Partnership

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:00pm

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced the expansion of an exclusive partnership with Ace Hardware, the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative.

Key Points: 
  • Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced the expansion of an exclusive partnership with Ace Hardware, the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative.
  • Ace Hardware has officially selected Epicor Eagle as its designated point-of-sale (POS) solution, currently installed at more than 3,400 Ace Hardware stores.
  • Based on the success of the Epicor Eagle POS partnership that kicked off more than two decades ago, Ace Hardware has expanded the venture to include a 5-year commitment to exclusively use Epicor Eagle.
  • Ace Hardware is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world with more than 5,300 locally owned and operated hardware stores in approximately 70 countries.

TOUGHBUILT™ ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH DISTRIBUTION AMERICA

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

Lake Forest, CA, March 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ToughBuilt Industries, Inc. (ToughBuilt) (NASDAQ: TBLT; TBLTW), today announced a distribution agreement with Distribution America a hardware store retailers' cooperative with 15,000 affiliated retail locations.

Key Points: 
  • Lake Forest, CA, March 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ToughBuilt Industries, Inc. (ToughBuilt) (NASDAQ: TBLT; TBLTW), today announced a distribution agreement with Distribution America a hardware store retailers' cooperative with 15,000 affiliated retail locations.
  • Michael Panosian, Chief Executive Officer of ToughBuilt, commented, We believe this partnership with Distribution America is a logical next step in the expansion of distribution of our products nationwide.
  • Distribution America is one of the most respected distributor and service providers in the United States.
  • Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Distribution America is the nations largest regional network of independent hardware, hardlines, and paint sundries wholesale distributors.

Retailers Across the US Will PULVERIZE® the Competition in 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

WASHINGTON, N.J., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Building on a successful product launch, Messinas' Pulverize Weed & Grass Killers will be expanding its availability nationwide this year with listings in major retailers from coast to coast offering consumers an alternative to products like Monsanto's Roundup and other products containing the highly publicized chemical active ingredient, glyphosate.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, N.J., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Building on a successful product launch, Messinas' Pulverize Weed & Grass Killers will be expanding its availability nationwide this year with listings in major retailers from coast to coast offering consumers an alternative to products like Monsanto's Roundup and other products containing the highly publicized chemical active ingredient, glyphosate.
  • Including chain wide roll outs at more than 4,000 Walmart and Menards locations, consumers will be able to find the Pulverize line of products at various Home Depot, Target, Whole Foods, Ace Hardware, True Value, Meijer, HEB and thousands of local brick and mortar garden centers, hardware stores and online retailers including Amazon.
  • "We launched Pulverize in 2016 because we could see the writing on the wall," said company founder James Messina.
  • 'Now it's up to us, as the first brand ambassadors of Pulverize, to get the consumer engaged and put Pulverize Weed & Grass Killers in their hands."

Home Decorating for Christmas is Much Easier with the New ExacTac Picture Hanging Tool

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 12:00pm

Dillon Bruno, an inventor/entrepreneur took his home hardware product idea, the ExacTac picture hanging gadget and brought it to market.

Key Points: 
  • Dillon Bruno, an inventor/entrepreneur took his home hardware product idea, the ExacTac picture hanging gadget and brought it to market.
  • Home decorating is much easier with the ExacTac picture hanging tool.
  • Recently, CBS News reporter Crystal Cruz came to T2 Design and interviewed Dillon Bruno and president Paul Berman about Bruno's new invention, the ExacTac picture hanging tool.
  • Bruno is now in discussion with hardware stores about carrying the ExacTac picture hanging hardware, as his Amazon sales grow.

Ace Hardware Announces Acquisition of Handyman Matters Franchise

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 3:00pm

Handyman Matters will become Ace Handyman Services and operate as a new stand-alone, subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corporation.

Key Points: 
  • Handyman Matters will become Ace Handyman Services and operate as a new stand-alone, subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corporation.
  • Andy Bell, the founder and CEO of Handyman Matters will continue to lead the day-to-day business operations for Ace Handyman Services from its headquarters in Denver.
  • In addition to supporting locally owned and operated businesses, Ace and Handyman Matters also share a commitment to quality and outstanding service," said Andy Bell, founder and CEO of Handyman Matters.
  • Ace Hardware is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world with more than 5,200 locally owned and operated hardware stores in approximately 70 countries.