Epicor extends agreement as Ace Hardware’s only recommended POS provider

Dublin, Calif. -- Epicor Software Corp., a global provider of business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, and Ace Hardware Corp., the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry, announced an extended three-year agreement.

Under the arrangement, Epicor serves as Ace Hardware’s only recommended point of sale solution provider, with Epicor Eagle business management software offered to Ace’s retailer owners.

The extended partnership with Epicor will continue Ace’s trend of supporting individual stores by providing a fully integrated technology solution to its 14 distribution centers in the United States and 4,600 stores around the globe.

“We look forward to continuing our relationship with Epicor the next three years to enhance Ace store operations by further simplifying processes in the store, and tightening integration between the Epicor store system and Ace business systems,” said Mike Elmore, CIO for Ace Hardware Corp.