SPOONER, WI — The Tractor Supply Company (TSC) is planning on coming to Spooner, WI in the spring of 2020 and will reside in the former ShopKo building.

The store will provide about 15 new jobs to the area, with at least half of those being full-time positions.

Executive Director of the Washburn County Economic Development Corporation, Joel Zimmerman, said “I applaud TSC's excitement about coming to Washburn County, and I appreciate their vision for growing Washburn County as well.  There's a lot that goes into expanding their brand, and a trust that the future is bright here says a lot about what is happening here, now.”

Tractor Supply currently has over 1800 stores in 49 states.

“With 1800 stores, Tractor Supply is always seeking the right opportunity to grow the retailer’s footprint nationwide, “said a representative from the Tractor Supply Company in a phone conversation with DrydenWire.com on Monday. “The brand is passionate about serving its unique niche and has identified an opportunity to offer exceptional service and one-of-a-kind products to those living the Out Here lifestyle in the Spooner community.”

The Spooner location will be one of more than 60 stores that will open in 2020.

Executive Director of the The Spooner Chamber, Addie Erdmann, said “The Spooner Chamber is always happy to welcome new businesses in the area, and we are especially excited to see a great company go into a prime retail space in town. We think Tractor Supply Co. will be a fantastic fit to the area and are excited to see the partnerships and opportunities that will come when they open their doors this Spring.”

TSC has posted a Store Manager job position for the Spooner location which can be found here.

What is Tractor Supply Company?

Tractor Supply Company is the largest operator of rural lifestyle retail stores in America. Founded in 1938 as a mail order tractor parts business, Tractor Supply Company (also referred to as TSC) owns and operates over 1,800 stores in 49 states supplying basic maintenance products to home, land, pet and animal owners. Based in Brentwood, Tenn., Tractor Supply is a public company whose stock is traded on The NASDAQ National Market 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 $7.91 billion.

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.

Who are Tractor Supply Company's customers?

A niche market of farmers, horse owners, ranchers, part-time and hobby farmers, and suburban and rural homeowners, as well as contractors and tradesmen.

Where are Tractor Supply Company stores located?

TSC stores are located primarily in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The typical Tractor Supply store has about 15,500 square feet of selling space inside, with a similar amount of outside space.

What can you buy at Tractor Supply Company?

Everything except tractors. At TSC, customers find everything they need to maintain their farms, ranches, homes and animals. As the inventors of the “do it yourself” trend, our customers handle practically every chore themselves, from repairing wells to building fences, welding gates together, constructing feed bins, taking care of livestock and pets, repairing tractors and trucks and building trailers for hauling.

TSC's products include: clothing, equine and pet supplies, tractor/trailer parts and accessories, lawn and garden supplies, sprinkler/irrigation parts, power tools, fencing, welding and pump supplies, riding mowers and more.

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