New Ace Hardware to Open in Livermore, California
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 18, 2020) – Westlake Ace Hardware announced today that it will open Ace Hardware of Livermore in April 2021. The store is located in the former Orchard Supply Hardware location at 1450 First Street in Livermore, Ca. Remodeling will begin in early January 2021 with a soft opening in April.
Westlake Ace has steadily expanded in California since 2019, moving into former Orchard Supply Hardware locations and providing a local retail hardware option to many communities. The company currently owns and operates 11 stores in California under the Ace brand: Chico, Fresno, La Crescenta, Mountain View, Pinole, South Pasadena, Thousand Oaks, Turlock, Van Nuys, West LA, and Woodland.
The 31,961 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, Big Green Egg, and Napoleon.
- 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 and EGO.
- The Tool Shop will feature power and hand tools from leading brands like Milwaukee, DeWalt, Craftsman, and Makita, and work clothing from Carhartt and Dickies.
- The Paint Studio will feature a wide range of paints and painting supplies from Benjamin Moore, Magnolia Home, Clark + Kensington, Purdy, and Kilz.
- Westlake 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, Taste of The Wild and Merrick.
- Kitchen Essentials will offer the latest kitchen gadgets and tools, trendy cookware and specialty foods from local companies.
“We are excited to continue our expansion in California and look forward to becoming a supportive, active and helpful part of the Livermore community,” said Joe Jeffries, president and CEO of Westlake Ace Hardware. “Most of all, we are excited to show our new neighbors how we live the Ace Helpful Promise every day by delivering reliable service, helpful advice, and products to help them get their projects done right.”
Ace Hardware of Livermore will eventually employ approximately 50 people from the area. Interested applicants can visit www.Snagajob.com, search for “Westlake Ace Hardware” and use zip code 94550.