share franchise news, to prosper and amuse

Log In / Register | Nov 27, 2014
Ace Hardware retailer front window
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.

Investigative News

Retail Sales Post 5% Gain in October

Holiday Jobs to Hit 14-Year High

7-Eleven COO over Franchisee Relations Leaves amid Turmoil

Contract Waiver Dismisses 7-Eleven Oral Earnings Claims to Franchisee

NADA Weighs in on Why America Needs Franchise Laws

Auto Dealers See Sturdy Profits, Hire a Million Employees

Ace Hardware Turns 90

Ace Hardware Has Best First Quarter Ever; Reshuffles Board

Franchise Hiring Accelerates in Robust June Report

July 4th Provides Fireworks for Retailers

Syndicate content

Headlines from the 'Net

Squeezing More Profit per Square Foot from Restaurant and Retail Locations

RadioShack Loses CFO as It Grapples with Solvency

Stocks Soar for Four Car-Part Suppliers; Two Franchised

Franchisees Claim 7-Eleven Seizing Stores for Bogus Reasons

The UPS Store Franchise System Is Massive Fraud, Say Former Franchisees

Great Article On Marketing Grand Openings

7-Eleven Warns Franchisee after Criticizing Company in Press

Lenders Stall Radio Shack Plan to Close 1,100 Retail Stores

Radio Shack Closing 1,100 U.S. Stores after 20% Drop in Sales

Syndicate content

Expert Advice

The Holiday Season, Pressure and Respectful Dissent

Black Friday is a Season to Itself for Retailers But It Already Started November 1

Retailers Send Mixed Signals to Customers on Mobile Payment

Syndicate content