Westlake Hardware to Open New Ace Hardware in Turlock, California
The new Ace Hardware of Turlock will officially open December 11, 2019. The new store is in the former Orchard Supply Hardware location at 3051 Geer Road. A grand opening is scheduled for February 14-16, 2020.
The store is anticipated to eventually employ approximately 50 people from the area. Michelle Martinez, the store’s general manager, is among the many familiar faces customers will recognize from when the store was Orchard Supply Hardware. “We look forward to becoming a supportive, active, and helpful part of the Turlock community,” she said.
Martinez added, “Turlock consumers will soon have a neighborhood hardware store choice again. We are going to feature an exciting blend of products. But more importantly, it gives us an opportunity to show Turlock how we live the Ace Helpful Promise every day by delivering reliable service, helpful advice, and products to help customers get their projects done right.”
The 33,681 sq. ft. store will sell traditional hardware products such as fasteners, tools, plumbing and electrical supplies. Additionally, it will feature several “store-in-a-store” concepts and departments:
– The Garden Center will feature a full range of seasonal live goods and gardening supplies, as well as a wide assortment of patio furniture and other outdoor living products.
– The Backyard BBQ department will feature a full range of grills and BBQ accessories from such leading brands as Weber, Traeger, and Big Green Egg.
– In the Outdoor Power Equipment department, the store will sell a full range of gas-, electric-, and battery-powered blowers, chain saws, mowers, and string trimmers from manufacturers such as Stihl, EGO, Craftsman, and Toro.
– The Tool Shop will feature power and hand tools from leading brands like Milwaukee, DeWalt, Craftsman, and Makita.
– The Paint Studio will feature a wide range of paints and painting supplies from Benjamin Moore, Magnolia Home, Clark + Kensington, Purdy, and Kilz.
– Pet Supply will carry an extensive array of pet food, toys, grooming products, health supplies, pre-packed and bulk treats. Featured premium brands will include Blue Buffalo, Science Diet, Nutro, Taste of The Wild and Merrick.
– Kitchen Essentials will offer the latest kitchen gadgets and tools, trendy cookware from brands like Starfrit, specialty coffee items from brands including Bodum, eco-friendly bowls and cutting boards from EcoSmart, sparkling water makers and accessories from SodaStream, as well as specialty foods from local companies.
Interested job applicants can view all open positions here. The store is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corporation.
Source: Westlake Hardware, Inc.