Description of franchise system
ACE HARDWARE is a locally embraced, globally trusted company that is, according to the Gallup Organization, at the forefront of the home improvement industry! For 4 years in a row J.D. Power and Associates listed Ace Hardware as the “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Stores”.
For nearly a full century, Ace Hardware has been consistently devoted to the cooperative, privately owned and operated business model. Ace Hardware offers there franchisees an incredible no royalties and no franchise fee model. When you franchise with Ace, you are the boss. Ace is different from any other franchise opportunity or business in the world, because the profits that the company brings in are redistributed to their retailers every year.
At Ace Hardware, they want you to work according to your strengths. Usually, Ace Hardware franchise owners enjoy helping people and solving problems for the neighborhood "do-it-yourself enthusiasts." While, some of the franchise’s owners choose to work in the "back office," others own a chain of stores instead of regulating their time to only one location. Yet, regardless of where Ace storeowners spend their time, they all have a common responsibility as ambassadors of the trusted Ace Hardware brand.
Ace Hardware also has an incentive package for qualified individuals that help prepare you for business ownership and can significantly minimize the total franchise cost by close to 20%! In addition, a further enhanced incentive package is offered if the franchisee decides to open more that one store.
When you start your own business, you do not want to do it on your own. As an Ace Hardware franchisee, you will benefit from the support of an experienced and dedicated staff of industry professionals. Ace Hardware’s franchisee training program gives you comprehensive training that will help you to make a successful start in the industry and give you the significant advantage of support, programs and systems that allow you to maintain your Ace Hardware location operating at top efficiency for many years!
Ace Hardware’s full training program includes strategies for Inventory & purchasing, Efficient management, Back-office procedures & financial management, Managing all profit centers, Realizing advanced customer service, Hiring, Effective marketing techniques, and Managing & training employees.
In addition, the valuable on-site support that you receive will include Visits from the company’s skilled retail support team, On-site, practical support at your Grand Opening, and Tools for constant business improvement, such as customer comment programs, mystery shopper programs, and client surveys.
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If you think you have the drive, passion and skill to lead an Ace hardware franchise to success, just fill out the information below and see if Ace Hardware is the right franchise opportunity for you!