ACE Hardware opens its first branch in Jordan at Mecca Mall
- Jordan: Thursday, October 21 - 2010 at 13:21
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Under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Industry and Trade, Engineer Amer Al-Hadidi, Al Haif for Trade & Investment - one of the Kurdi Group's companies - announced the opening of the first ACE branch, entitled ACE-Jordan, in the Kingdom.
The ACE brand is ranked amongst the 100 most famous commercial brands in the world, and is also classified as the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry. ACE provides its products through over 5,000 stores operating in more than 70 countries worldwide.
ACE-Jordan offers a selection of over 15,000 home improvement and general maintenance products that cater to a variety of different uses and ages. The branch will provide the Jordanian consumer with building, paint, cleaning and maintenance materials and supplies, as well as home electronics and electrical supplies, kitchen appliances and utensils, and heating and cooling equipment. The store also provides health products, home goods, outdoor furniture, lawn and garden tools, and various plumbing supplies, car accessories, sports equipment, children's toys, pet supplies, office stationary and accessories, and camping gear, in addition to other products.
Commenting on ACE's launch into the Jordanian market, Mr. Shukri Salfiti, CEO of ACE-Jordan, said: "We are enthusiastic about expanding our operations in the Jordanian market and dedicating our long-established retail expertise to meeting Jordanian citizens' needs by providing the highest quality of products possible. Our work teams, which comprise over 50 employees, strive to deliver a unique shopping experience in order to build a long-term relationship based on trust and customer satisfaction."
It is worth noting that in 2009, ACE Hardware ranked highest in customer satisfaction among home improvement stores for the second consecutive year according to J.D. Power and Associates.
Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, ACE Hardware was established in 1924 and steadily grew its operations over the years to reach its current estimated sales of $3.3bn. ACE Hardware currently operates 14 distribution centers with stores located in all 50 states in the USA, in addition to stores in over 62 countries.
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