Rocky Mountain Ace Hardware Stores Unveil Interactive New Web Site

May 10, 2011

DENVER, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — There’s a new “Helpful Place” for Ace Hardware consumers in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico. Today, Ace Hardware storeowners across the four states unveiled an interactive new web site, myhelpfulace.com designed to put even more Ace-helpful advice at the fingertips of Rocky Mountain do-it-yourselfers.

The new site features several ways for consumers to more easily interact with their local Ace Hardware store, as well as access information about current promotions, sales, new products, and helpful tips for home improvement projects. The site includes a new and improved Ace Hardware store locator to help consumers find their local Ace Hardware store in just two clicks and is fully integrated with the group’s social media tools, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. With the launch of the new site, consumers can also subscribe to multiple RSS feeds to be the first to know about sales and solutions to everyday home improvement needs.

“Our stores are all designed and laid out to help consumers get in, get out and get on with their lives and we wanted to replicate that fast, easy, helpful experience on our web site,” said Bill Moore, chairman of the board of directors for the Rocky Mountain Ace Stores dealer group and owner of two Colorado stores. “This new site will provide a wealth of information about products, tips and news on home improvement projects from painting to plumbing to planting, and we’re excited to provide the helpful advice we’re known for online.”

Visitors to the new site can expect to find information about products, promotions, recent news stories, videos and more pertaining to all categories of home improvement, including paint, lawn and garden, hardware, electrical, plumbing, home d©cor, automotive and more. The site will also include direct links to the web sites of individual Ace Hardware stores throughout Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico for even more localized tips and advice.

To find the new site or follow Rocky Mountain Ace Hardware stores’ various social media sites, please visit:
Web site: www.myhelpfulace.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RockyMountainAceHardwareStores
Twitter: www.twitter.com/myhelpfulace
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/RockyMtnAceHardware

About Ace Hardware

For more than 85 years, Ace Hardware has been known as the helpful hardware store by both customers and communities. In 2010, Ace ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Home Improvement Stores for the Fourth Consecutive Year,” according to J.D. Power and Associates. With 4,500 locally owned and operated hardware, home center and building materials stores, Ace is the largest hardware cooperative in the industry. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill., Ace currently operates 14 distribution centers in the U.S. and one in Shanghai, China, and its retailers’ stores are located in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. There are approximately 150 Ace Hardware stores throughout Colorado and Wyoming. More information about Ace can be found at www.acehardware.com.

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SOURCE Rocky Mountain Ace Stores

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