Ace promises “new strategy” for Canada

WINNIPEG — At the TruServ Canada Fall Market earlier this week, TRU and RONA dealers, along with more than 20 prospects, had the opportunity to learn about the company’s new alliance with Ace Hardware. Bob Moschorak, president of Ace International, explained that a full assortment of private-label and controlled brand products will be available to Canadian dealers who wish to carry the Ace brand.
Moschorak noted that Ace has 4,200 stores in the U.S., plus more than 650 locations worldwide through its International division. He said the company’s approach to Canada, where it has had various partners through the years, would be different this time round. (Full story in next Monday’s edition of our weekly HARDLINES newsletter! Not getting the weekly HARDLINES newsletter? Click here for a free trial subscription!)