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The front window of an Ace Hardware franchise. photo/bmm

OAK BROOK, Ill. – Ace Hardware Corporation reported that 3,000 retailers, which share POS data, increased customer count as well as average transaction size. The result was that Ace owners had a same-store sales increase of 3.7 percent in the past quarter. For the first nine months of 2014, same-store-sales at these stores were up even higher, 4.1 percent.

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