Ace Hardware may compete in the same general home improvement market as Home Depot and Lowe’s, but CEO and president John Venhuizen says there are a few major differences between his company and the big boxes.

Business Insider spoke to Venhuizen about the Oak Brook, Illinois-based business, which opened 900 new stores in the last five years alone, bringing its total count to 5,300 globally. The majority of those locations — 4,600, to be exact — are in the United States. As Venhuizen says, that’s more locations than the store count of Home Depot and Lowe’s combined.

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