Posted on Yahoo Finance | September 7, 2019
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Sept. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail chain in the United States, today announced the opening of its 1,800th store by hosting a grand opening celebration at the new store in Berkshire Township (Sunbury), Ohio.
“It continues to be an exciting time for Tractor Supply as we celebrate the opening of our 1,800th store. For more than 80 years, Tractor Supply has worked to be the most dependable supplier of basic maintenance products to all those who live the rural lifestyle, and we look forward to serving our new customers in Berkshire Township, Ohio,” said Greg Sandfort, Tractor Supply’s Chief Executive Officer. “This milestone opening not only reaffirms our long-term growth plans but also how our ONETractor strategy of providing customers the convenience of shopping anytime, anywhere and anyway they choose is resonating and paving the way for future growth.”
The grand opening celebration for the Company’s 1,800th store began today with a ribbon cutting by Tractor Supply management, local officials and the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce. Customers then were able to take part in a variety of festivities, including a pet adoption event with the Delaware County Humane Society, antique trailer viewings with the Delaware County Antique Farm Machinery Association and a bake sale with the Big Walnut FFA, before heading into the store to browse the extensive mix of products available to care for homes, lands, pets and animals.
The store is located at 9945 US 36 and East SR 37 in Berkshire Township (Sunbury), Ohio, and it is the 93rd Tractor Supply store to open in Ohio.
Tractor Supply was founded over 80 years ago and has grown from its early days as a tractor parts catalog company to become the largest retail store chain of rural lifestyle products, with 1,800 stores in 49 states, a robust e-commerce website and nearly 30,000 team members across the country. The Company opened 80 new Tractor Supply stores in 2018 and expects to continue its strategic expansion plans with 80 new store openings in 2019.
About Tractor Supply Company
Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, has been passionate about serving its unique niche, as a one-stop shop for recreational farmers, ranchers and all those who enjoy living the rural lifestyle, for more than 80 years. Tractor Supply offers an extensive mix of products necessary to care for home, land, pets and animals with a focus on product localization, exclusive brands and legendary customer service that addresses the needs of the Out Here lifestyle. With nearly 30,000 team members, the Company leverages its physical store assets with digital capabilities to offer customers the convenience of purchasing products they need anytime, anywhere and any way they choose at the everyday low prices they deserve. At June 29, 2019, the Company operated 1,790 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states and an e-commerce website at www.TractorSupply.com.
Tractor Supply Company also owns and operates Petsense, a small-box pet specialty supply retailer focused on meeting the needs of pet owners, primarily in small and mid-size communities, and offering a variety of pet products and services. At June 29, 2019, the Company operated 177 Petsense stores in 26 states. For more information on Petsense, visit www.Petsense.com.