This is the story of how Tractor Supply became America's farm and ranch store.
Tractor Supply Company is the largest operator of rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States. The company operates over 1,600 retail stores in 49 states, employs more than 26,000 team members and is headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn. Its stock is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol "TSCO".
The company was founded in 1938 as a mail order catalog business offering tractor parts to America's family farmers. Today Tractor Supply is a leading edge retailer with annual revenues of approximately $7.2 billion.
Tractor Supply stores are located primarily in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The typical Tractor Supply store has about 16,000 square feet of selling space inside, with a similar amount of outside space.
Stores supply the unique products to support their customers' rural lifestyle, from welders and generators to animal care products and men and women's workwear. You can also find pet supplies, animal feed, power tools, riding mowers, lawn and garden products and more. Each store team includes welders, farmers and horse owners who collectively provide an exceptional depth of knowledge and resources.
Tractor Supply is continuing to grow with new stores and improved product offerings. The Tractor Supply mission and values motivate and inspire team members and give the organization a unified focus for the future. – less