RONA inc. is a distributor and retailer of hardware, building materials and home renovation products. The Company operates through two segments: retail and distribution. Its retail segment offers a national network of multiple store formats operated under various banners targeting various customer profiles. It consists of over four types of stores: big-box stores, Reno-Depot, proximity stores and contractor specialist stores. It operates its stores under two types of ownership: corporate and affiliated. Its stores are supplied by over two means, such as direct deliveries from suppliers and deliveries through its distribution centers. Its distribution network consists of over nine distribution centers, including lumber yards, in Eastern, Central and Western Canada. It operates a network of over 500 corporate, franchise and independent affiliate stores. It serves its own network, as well as various independent dealers operating under various banners, including Ace.