• Spring show General Session gets down to businessOn Thursday morning, March 16, Ace kicked off its 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits General Session in Atlanta, Georgia. Singer and former Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospital patient Angelica Hale delivered a stunning rendition of the national anthem, receiving several minutes of applause from the audience of over 3,500 retailers. Read More
  • Innovation, opportunities and ongoing dealsThousands of retailers, vendors and employees gathered last week for the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits. Of note this year were exciting Level 3 resets, debut products, department deals and choice conveniences. Get a recap of the show here and provide feedback by completing our survey. Read More
  • Trim and seasonal décor on full displayRetailers kicked off their 2017 holiday shopping by navigating the massive Trim exhibit at the convention. They experienced a wide range of festive trends. Read More
  • DIY’s Nicole Curtis heats up HotlantaTV host and DIY personality Nicole Curtis held an exclusive meet-and-greet at the 2017 Spring show. The self-taught rehabber, designer and author engaged Ace retailers on Friday, March 17, during a demo of the new Bernzomatic torch kit. Read More
  • Experience autumn with Ace in ChicagoSave the date for the Ace 2017 Fall Convention & Exhibits August 17–19 in Chicago, Illinois! Get ahead of the game and register now for your badge and housing. Read More

March 6

  • There’s no time like the present!The countdown to the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits is winding down. Friday, March 10, is the deadline to order badges and pick them up onsite. Register now to secure your spot. Read More
  • Get ready to hit the show floor runningEven though the Atlanta Spring show is a few weeks away, don’t wait until then to get the Ace Ordering mobile app. We have new features that will make your convention experience top notch! In a few simple steps, you can install the update or download the app on your smartphone. Read More
  • Watch your mailbox for convention catalogsPreparation is everything! Ace has made it easier than ever to preview and plan for all the great deals and programs you’ll see at the Spring show in Atlanta. Read More
  • TV’s Nicole Curtis lights up Spring showAce is excited to announce an exclusive meet-and-greet at the 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits in Atlanta. Bernzomatic, the industry leader in handheld torches, will host DIY personality Nicole Curtis on Friday, March 17. Read More
  • Put fashion forward with Lolita glasswareLolita® is a one-of-a-kind brand of glassware with a fashionably artistic flair. The popular designs are quickly becoming the hottest gifts in America! We’re making Lolita wine glasses available to Ace retailers for the first time through our RSCs to give you another way to differentiate your store from the competition. Read More

February 20

  • Cash in with Passport for PrizesWhen you head out to the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits, don’t forget your Passport for Prizes. Collect all of our Ace passport stamps, and try your luck at a share of $25,000 in prizes! Read More
  • Ace’s Best Brands offer big rewardsNeed another reason to attend the Best Brands Pre-Show Training? How about three big incentives! Not only will you learn about the Best Brands and exciting programs available (see full course description below), but you also will have a chance to win one of three great items. Read More
  • Get Discovery Edge deals this springAre you interested in enriching your assortment? Ace has bargains to help with that at our Spring show in Atlanta. Earn 50 to 75 percent off products, plus free signage, racking and more! Read More
  • Top your list with Retail Training TheaterThe Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits is your one-stop shop to get it all! We understand how valuable your time is at the show, and this year, based on your feedback, we’ve brought back our Retail Training Theater. Read More
  • High-powered buys boost your bottom lineThis spring in Atlanta, Ace once again will have the best-of-the-best, show-only deals that nobody else can offer! Don’t miss out on these amazing deals and be sure to register for the show and book housing. The deadline to register and pick up your badge(s) on site is Friday, March 10. Read More

February 10

February 6

  • Only 5 more days!The Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits is just around the corner! Ace retailers will take to Atlanta, Georgia March 16–18. Register today for the show and housing. Friday, February 10, is the last day to sign up and have your badge mailed to you.   Read More
  • The early bird gets Winter Goods savingsIt might still be cold outside, but now is the time to start planning for the next winter season. Customers gear up early for cold temperatures, so make sure your store is outfitted with all the latest Winter Goods. Read More
  • SAVINGSource balances scale and costHere at SAVINGSource, our goal is to leverage scale and crush costs to boost your bottom line. Each and every day, we strive to do more for our retailers and we’re constantly expanding our program’s value. Read More
  • Optimize your Store Systems and OperationsWelcome to the Ace Way of Retailing (AWOR)! Our Store Systems and Operations team partners with all departments, including Ace technology vendors, internal organizations and industry experts, to assess retail trends and deliver solutions that improve sales, lower costs and enhance the customer experience. Read More
  • Don’t miss out on hot deals in AtlantaWe’ve got Georgia on our minds! Join us in Atlanta at the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits. You’ll be amazed at all we have to offer — from booths and training opportunities to networking and entertainment. Register today and get excited for what we have in store! Read More

January 9

  • Party southern style at Ace After HoursThe Ace 2017 Spring show in Atlanta will feature an after-party you don’t want to miss! Darius Rucker, the rock star turned country crooner, will headline Ace After Hours on March 16. Read More
  • Deck the halls with deals you can’t resistYou might have just rang in the New Year, but in Atlanta this spring, Ace has everything you’ll need to make the 2017 holiday season even better! Give yourself an early gift with spectacular sales on a variety of Trim offerings. Read More
  • Get fired up with Stump Chunks and furnace filtersIt’s cold outside, but Ace can help customers stay warm, while also heating up your cash registers! Gear up early with these two cold-weather trends. Read More
  • Take advantage of 2017 Pre-Show TrainingStores that train more, sell more — we can prove it! Ace Pre-Show Training is a great opportunity for you to learn valuable tools that will help you elevate your store’s performance and have continued success. Read More
  • You’re invited to Ace Mart Day in AtlantaWhile you’re in Atlanta for the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits, we invite you to preview and shop all that AmericasMart Atlanta has to offer. Join in the fun at this No. 1 Product Destination on March 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at AmericasMart Atlanta, Buildings 1, 2 and 3. Read More

December 19

  • New Retail Training offerings at the Atlanta showAce is pleased to announce new learning and development opportunities at the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits in Atlanta. Our goal is to provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to make your store more successful! Read More
  • Get hot deals on top-selling Winter GoodsWhen sleigh bells are ringing, make sure your cash registers are too! Visit Booth #3133 this spring in Atlanta to see our revamped assortment of Winter Goods, featuring all the key items your customers are demanding. You’ll find fantastic deals for our 10 hottest-selling categories, and more. Read More
  • Plug in with cutting-edge Connected Home productsMake sure your store is on trend with our newest assortment of Connected Home products. This $10.1 billion category is expected to reach an incredible $20 billion by 2020 — that’s a huge growth opportunity for your business! Read More
  • New home décor trend coming down the pipelineLDR Pipe Décor is one of the hottest new trends on Pinterest and social media. This innovative line of pipe fittings is specially made for a wide range of home projects. Consumers can build paper towel holders, coat hooks, wine racks and so much more. Read More
  • Make a splash with Aquamira Geigerrig backpacksAce is very excited to introduce Aquamira’s all-new Geigerrig pressurized hydration backpack program — the ONLY one on the market! It’s perfect for consumers who hike, bike or play outdoor sports and want unbeatable features and performance. Read More

December 5

  • Atlanta offers Ace a warm, southern welcomeAce is proud to offer one of the largest and fastest growing shows in the country. We think you’ll be delighted by all that Atlanta has to offer, as well as wowed by everything that awaits you March 16-18 at the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits. Read More
  • Join us at Ace After Hours with Darius RuckerRaise a ruckus in Atlanta this March with country music star Darius Rucker, in an exclusive concert just for Ace. The Grammy award-winning music artist will take center stage at our after-hours event for the Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits. Read More
  • Santa delivers holiday décor early in 2017The Ace 2017 Spring Convention & Exhibits will feature the must-have merchandise and newest technology you need for the holidays. You’ll be festive and merry with all-new collections of hot-selling lights, trees and décor that customers can’t resist. Read More