OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 30, 2015 – Ace Hardware Corporation, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, could not be more proud of its locally owned retailers and the impressive number of awards and accolades they received in 2015. These small business owners continue to advance Ace Hardware as a globally trusted, locally embraced brand.
Outlined below are highlights of the awards and rankings Ace Hardware received across the industry in 2015.
- Ace ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores, Nine Years in a Row,” according to J.D. Power*
- Ace ranked No. 2 on CareerBliss’ list of “happiest retailers to work for in 2015”
- Ace ranked No. 24 on the National Retail Federation’s STORES Magazine’s Hot 100 List, ranking the nation’s fastest-growing retailers by year-over-year domestic sales growth
- Ace ranked No. 6 on the Franchise Times Top 200 List, ranking the fastest-growing franchise opportunities in the nation
- Ace was named “America’s Favorite Home Improvement Store” by a Market Force study
- Ace Hardware ranked No. 3 in a customer survey by RetailCustomerExperience.com, outpacing all other home improvement stores
Looking forward to 2016 and all that the Ace team will accomplish together. Happy New Year!