|By PR Newswire||
|February 19, 2014 07:30 AM EST||
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, commemorates their 20th anniversary of being listed as a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ. Tractor Supply Company's initial public offering was February 17, 1994.
"NASDAQ has been a trusted partner to Tractor Supply since the company went public in 1994. During this period, Tractor Supply has grown from 165 retail stores in 22 states and revenue of $330 million to a leading retailer with nearly 1,300 stores in 48 states and annual sales exceeding $5 billion," said Greg Sandfort, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Founded by Charles E. Schmidt in 1938, Tractor Supply has evolved from a specialty mail-order tractor parts business to a leading retailer serving the rural lifestyle with more than 1,276 stores in 48 states, annual sales in excess of $5 billion, over 19,000 employees and recently became a member of the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100 Index.
Sandfort concluded, "As we celebrate this important milestone, we are pleased that the company's commitment to its mission and values has not changed. We are driven to be the most dependable supplier of basic maintenance needs to home, land, pet, and animal owners across the United States."
For more information on Tractor Supply Company or to shop their products online, please visit www.tractorsupply.com.
About Tractor Supply Company
At December 28, 2013, Tractor Supply Company operated 1,276 stores in 48 states. The Company's stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The Company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. Stores are located in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The Company offers the following comprehensive selection of merchandise: (1) equine, pet and small animal products, including items necessary for their health, care, growth and containment; (2) hardware, truck, towing and tool products; (3) seasonal products, including lawn and garden items, power equipment, gifts and toys; (4) maintenance products for agricultural and rural use; and (5) work/recreational clothing and footwear.
SOURCE Tractor Supply Company