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Ace Hardware Ranked Among Forbes’ Most Reputable Companies in America for 2019

Ace Hardware Corporation, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, is proud to announce it has been named one of America’s Most Reputable Companies in America for 2019. Conducted by reputation measurement and management services firm Reputation Institute in conjunction with Forbes, the report places Ace Hardware at number 35 for its balance of corporate responsibility and product innovation.

“Ace Hardware is thrilled to be ranked as one of America’s Most Reputable Companies,” said John Venhuizen, president and CEO, Ace Hardware Corporation. “We genuinely believe that we’ve been blessed to be in the business of serving others. I’m not aware of any business who does that better than our local Ace owners, through whom recognition for a great reputation is earned.”

The Forbes’ report ranked the top 100 most reputable companies in America, and Ace Hardware ranked in the top 40 among some of the world’s most well-loved brands. According to the Reputation Institute, companies in the ranking were scrutinized on all aspects of their organization’s ethics, leadership, values, and more.

Reputation Institute surveyed more than 167,000 individuals to determine the rankings, and companies included in the list typically saw revenues in excess of $1 billion and brand familiarity with at least 30% of the U.S. general population.

To read more about the report and America’s Most Reputable Companies visit Forbes.com.

For more information about retail ownership opportunities at Ace Hardware, please visit myace.com.

About Ace Hardware

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. 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; Colon, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 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