As of 2015, there are over 516 Rona stores located throughout Canada. Rona Incorporated is considered Canada's leading distributor and retailer of hardware, construction, home improvement and garden products.
Rona has been around since 1939, when a group of hardware stores joined forces to become The Hardware Merchants. The company's mission is to provide the best advice and products to Canadians, so they can feel confident about building and renovating their homes, according to Rona. Throughout all Rona stores combined, the company makes around $6 billion worth of retail sales a year and employs roughly 28,000 people as of 2015.