Ace Hardware Franchise Analysis (Updated 2019)

Franchisor Name

Ace Hardware

Year Founded

1964

Minimum Liquid Cash Required

$250,000

Renewal Term

Unknown

Minimum Investment

$272,500

Initial Term

Unknown

CEO

John Venhuizen

Parent Company

Ace Hardware Corporation

Number of Franchise Units

Unknown

Minimum Initial Franchise Fee Payable

$5,000

Royalty Fees (typically as % of revenue)

Maximum Investment

$1,574,230

Industry

Hardware Products/Tool Stores

Number of Franchisor Lawsuits

11

Number of Director Bankruptcies

0

Maximum Initial Franchise Fee Payable

$5,000

Advertising Fees (typically as % of revenue)

Minimum Net Worth Required

$400,000

Distribution of Ace Hardware Franchisees

Ace Hardware Franchise System Development in 2017