Ace Hardware Corporation has grown to become one of the nation's leading retailer owned cooperatives with more than 4,500 domestic and international stores and 14 U.S. distribution centers. Our annual retail sales of $13 billion rank Ace in the top 25 of all U.S. retailers.
If you're passionate about your career and want to contribute to a company you can believe in, consider sharing your talent with us. Join us in continuing our legacy of making Ace "the helpful place."
Ace corporate headquarters, located in Oak Brook, Illinois (just 30 minutes west of Chicago), is home to more than 800 team members in a variety of departments. Working out of their homes and on the road, our Field Team Members work directly with our retailers every day, helping them shape the future growth and success of their store.
Collaboratively, the Ace Corporate Team provides our retailers high quality products and consultative services, enabling them to continue increasing their market share in the convenience niche within the home improvement industry.
Ace's retail distribution network is one of the cornerstones of the corporation's success. More than 75 percent of Ace team members work at Ace's Retail Support Centers. By utilizing advanced technology and an integrated team approach at our 14 retail support centers and six freight consolidation centers (cross docks) nationwide, we're able to consistently deliver one of the highest service levels in the industry to our retailers.
What began as a small chain of stores established by a group of Chicago-area hardware dealers in 1924 has evolved into a leader in the convenience hardware market. Ace stores are independently owned and operated by people just like you.
At Ace, we pride ourselves on being the helpful place. We believe in giving back to the communities we do business in and helping those in need. Since 1991, Ace has been a proud partner of Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals and the American Red Cross. Through our Ace stores, collaborating with vendor partners and employee giving, we have raised over $72 million for CMN Hospitals and have continued to support the American Red Cross through product donation when a disaster strikes.