The best way to describe True Value, according to John Hartmann, president and CEO, is a group of individual entrepreneurs who own independent hardware stores. True Value provides guidance, retail services, national advertising, buying power, and remodeling support to thousands of independent retailers around the world.
A Leader in the Hardware Business: True Value Company is one of the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives. We've created a compelling shopping experience for consumers, a winning opportunity for entrepreneur-retailers and a rewarding environment for those seeking a career with a company committed to its customers and growth. Our Mission To be a world-class wholesaler with a strong retail focus, growing profitably Our Vision To help every True Value be the best hardware store in town