Oak Brook, Ill.,
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CareerBliss ranks Ace Hardware No. 2 on list of Happiest Retailers to Work for in 2015

Ace Hardware Corporation, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, is pleased to announce it has been recognized by CareerBliss as a happiest retail employer in 2015. Ace Hardware ranked No. 2 on their list of The 10 Happiest Retailers to Work for This Year, outpacing all other retailers in the home improvement industry.

“Ace Hardware is delighted to be recognized as a happiest retail employer by CareerBliss,” said Kane Calamari, Vice President of Human Resources, Organizational Development and Communications, Ace Hardware Corporation. “With nearly 100,000 retail store associates and more than 6,500 employees in our corporate offices, field and distribution centers, this recognition is a testament to the satisfaction Ace team members receive from delivering the most helpful, amazing customer service.”

CareerBliss evaluates the key factors that impact happiness including one’s relationship with management and company CEO, compensation, workplace environment, growth opportunities, satisfaction with job role, and one’s overall workplace setting. The results are generated from CareerBliss.com review submissions.

About Ace Hardware

For more than 90 years, Ace Hardware has been known as the place with the helpful hardware folks in thousands of neighborhoods across America, providing customers with a more personal kind of helpful. In 2015, Ace ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Retail Stores, Nine Years in a Row," according to J.D. Power. With more than 4,800 hardware stores locally owned and operated across the globe, Ace is the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace and its subsidiaries currently operate 17 distribution centers in the U.S. and also have distribution capabilities in Shanghai, China; Panama City, Panama; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its retailers' stores are located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and approximately 60 countries. For more information on Ace, visit www.acehardware.com.