Ace Hardware Honors 2022 Vendors of the Year
March 15, 2023 // Franchising.com // Oak Brook, IL - Ace Hardware is proud to announce its 2022 Vendor of the Year honorees. This year, 7 vendor partners were recognized for showing demonstrative and measurable efforts to help Ace retailers differentiate through service, convenience and quality – all key pillars of the company’s long-term growth strategy.
“At Ace, we’re fortunate to have a vendor community that is committed to ensuring the success of Ace stores around the country,” said Brian Wiborg, Senior Vice President of Merchandising. “Our Vendors of Year are the best of the best, supporting our record-breaking growth through exclusive products, significant marketing investments and amazing charitable contributions. I extend my heartfelt thanks and sincere congratulations to this year’s winners.”
The following companies were recognized as Ace Hardware 2022 Vendors of the Year:
- Benjamin Moore
- Compass Minerals
Craftsman was also recognized as the Ace Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Vendor of the Year in recognition of its donations and sponsorship of the Ace Hardware Foundation and CMN events.
About Ace Hardware
Ace Hardware is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world with over 5,700 locally owned and operated hardware stores in approximately 65 countries. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries operate an expansive network of distribution centers in the U.S. and have distribution capabilities in Ningbo, China; and Santa Catarina, Mexico. Since 1924, Ace has become a part of local communities around the world and known as the place with the helpful hardware folks. For more information, visit acehardware.com or newsroom.acehardware.com.
In 2022, Ace ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores” according to J.D. Power, fifteen out of the last sixteen years.
SOURCE Ace Hardware
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