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Westlake Ace Brookside Store Set to Open January 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 30, 2020) – The new Westlake Ace Hardware store at 104 West 63rd St. in Kansas City – in the heart of the historic Brookside neighborhood – will officially open for business on Saturday, January 2.

Located in the former site of Tuesday Morning, the new Westlake Ace Brookside store will sell traditional hardware products such as lawn and garden supplies, fasteners, tools, plumbing, and electrical supplies. Services will include convenient curbside pickup, carpet cleaner rental, screen repair, and glass and key cutting.

The store will also feature specialty product departments that area residents will need to maintain and enjoy their historic homes:

  • 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 EGO and Toro.
  • The Tool Shop will feature power and hand tools from leading brands like Milwaukee, DeWalt, and Craftsman.
  • The Paint Studio will feature a wide range of paints and painting supplies from Benjamin Moore, Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines, Clark + Kensington, Purdy, and Kilz.

About Westlake Ace Hardware

Headquartered in the Kansas City area, 115-year-old Westlake Ace Hardware has been the helpful neighborhood hardware store countless generations have shopped at for power and hand tools, fasteners, paint, plumbing, lawn care, pet, electrical supplies, and BBQ grills and accessories. It has been part of the Ace Hardware Cooperative since 1959, and a wholly owned Ace subsidiary since 2012.

With access to more than 70,000 products, Westlake lives the Ace Helpful Promise every day by delivering reliable service, helpful advice, and products so its customers and neighbors get their projects done right every time. Westlake Commercial offers a wide array of HVAC equipment, plumbing supplies, safety products, commercial lighting, paint, and other hard-to-find products to business and trade customers.

Long-time Westlake associate Amber Murfin named general manager

Amber Murfin was named general manager of the Westlake Ace Brookside store. Amber joined Westlake in 2006 and has managed four different locations in the Kansas City metro area before taking over the helm of the Brookside store. She loves the outdoors, learning, and teaching others.

“I look forward to welcoming our new friends and neighbors to the Westlake Ace Brookside store. We’re thrilled to be part of this community and are excited to deliver the Ace Helpful Promise every day through reliable service, helpful advice, and the products our new neighbors need to preserve and maintain their beautiful homes,” said Murfin.

IN THE PRESS

From the Kansas City Business Journal:

“Westlake Ace Hardware plans to debut its new store in Kansas City’s Brookside neighborhood on Jan. 2. The Lenexa-based company took over a 6,600-square-foot space at 104 W. 63rd St. formerly occupied by Tuesday Morning, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May. Tuesday Morning’s Brookside location was included in a plan to shutter more than 130 stores throughout the U.S. The Brookside store will be led by General Manager Amber Murfin, who joined the company in 2006.”  Read more.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Tom Mentzer
Mentzer PR Group (for Westlake Ace Hardware)
(913) 626-9066
tmentzer@mprg.biz

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