True Value gives you the flexibility to build your business your way, from converting a store to rental services.


When you open a True Value hardware store, we work with you to make the process easy.

Our New Store Program offers the following benefits:

Base Program

  • 100% opening stock order inventory credit
  • Floor Plans and planograms
  • Merchandise coordination
  • Suggested pricing plan
  • Grand opening support

Optional Add-Ons

  • Project manager
  • Professional merchandisers
  • New store onboarding


When you convert a hardware store to True Value, our dedicated conversion team works with you to make the process seamless.

Converting your store to a new brand requires a great deal of thought and consideration. Our conversion team wants to provide you with the information and resources you need to make an informed business decision. We’re confident that True Value is the wholesaler of choice for independent retailers that value strong relationships and sustained growth. We invite you to contact us for more details. At True Value, you have the freedom to choose the resources you need to make your business successful. Our philosophy is simple:

  • Programs to fund store remodeling
  • Competitive rebate programs

True Value is the wholesaler of choice for independent hardware retailers who value the freedom to grow on their own terms. Whether you’re with Ace Hardware, Do It Best, or any other franchise or wholesaler, let us show you the true value behind True Value.


Home & Garden Showplace is the garden center business unit of True Value Company. Since 1989, we have become one of the premier buying and business services providers in the garden center industry. We have developed programs that work for any size independent garden center. Not only do we provide excellent support to traditional brick-and-mortar garden centers, but we also provide the same retail and business support to professional landscapers and retail growers. Our partnerships with leading garden center vendors allow our customers to stock their landscape supply or growing facility with the tools and equipment to be successful.


  • Extensive warehouse assortment of lawn and garden, seasonal and outdoor living products.
  • Over 85,000 items can be ordered from 13 centrally located warehouses in convenient regional locations.
  • Nursery growers offer outstanding specials, pricing and terms.
  • Drop Ship programs – including lifestyle living, foodstuffs, home décor, personal care and accessories.
  • Business services to keep your business running smoothly – including competitive credit card rates, Member Insurance, educational training and much more.
  • Retail-ready planograms designed specifically for lawn and garden and seasonal departments.


What do Saudi Arabia, Bolivia and Thailand all have in common? They are just a few of the over 60 countries around the world that True Value stores call home. Beginning with our first international retailer in 1973, our business has expanded to include over 400 different locations. Our members are interested in all facets of the hardware business, including those that are outside the typical categories, like lumber, building materials and housewares.


  • Assistance with determining products needed to efficiently fill a container to best utilize the space and container size needed.
  • Coordinate the shipment of product from factory to either port of entry or port of discharge.
  • Perform a pre-ship inspection on all orders to ensure product quality prior to leaving factory at no additional charge to the retailer.


With the acquisition of our rental division in 1984, True Value became the first national co-op to focus on the profit potential of the rental industry. We offered rental dealers substantial buying power and as an independent owner a licensed program with more benefits than were offered by existing groups within the industry. Today, Taylor Rental Center and Grand Rental Station are registered trademarks of True Value Company. Both of these freestanding rental operations offer unique merchandising concepts. Their programs are progressive and have been developed using industry best practices that set the benchmark for excellence.

As a leader in the general equipment rental industry, True Value Rental has a positive vision of the future. We strive to expand and enhance the value of each rental location by establishing an operational system and culture committed to outstanding customer service and offering superior products.