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Tractor Supply Co. history, profile and history video

 Tractor Supply Co. engages in the retail sale of farm and ranch products. It operates retail farm and ranch stores and focuses on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The company operates its retail stores under the names Tractor Supply Company and Del’s Feed & Farm Supply. Its product categories include livestock and pet, hardware, tools, truck and towing, clothing and footwear, agriculture and seasonal, gift and toy products. The company was founded by Charles E. Schmidt, Sr. in 1938 and is headquartered in Brentwood, TN.

“Tractor Supply History

Founded as a mail order tractor parts business in 1938, the first Tractor Supply Co. retail store was founded in 1939 in Minot, North Dakota. TSC is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville.

In 2004, when the company reported revenues of more than US$1.7 billion, Fortune magazine named Tractor Supply to its list of the 100 fastest growing businesses.As of March 29, 2014, Tractor Supply Company operated 1,308 stores in 48 states,as well as a website under the TractorSupply.com name.

On October 10, 2013, the company celebrated its 75th anniversary by ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York.”

*Information from Forbes.com and Wikipedia.org

**Video published on YouTube by “Tractor Supply Company

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Specialty Stores