Tractor Supply Company recently rang the Nasdaq stock market closing bell in celebration of the company’s 80th anniversary of operations.
“For eight decades, Tractor Supply Company has been committed to serving our unique niche of rural lifestyle customers, and we are honored to be able to commemorate this special milestone at the Nasdaq MarketSite,” said Greg Sandfort, chief executive officer of Tractor Supply Company.
Tractor Supply Company was founded in 1938 by Charles Schmidt as a mail-order business for tractor replacement parts. Today, the rural lifestyle retail chain now has over 1,725 stores in 49 states and an e-commerce website.
Sandfort added, “With 80 years under our belt, we are constantly evolving to move Tractor Supply forward, leveraging our physical store assets with digital capabilities in new ways. Through our OneTractor strategy, we are focused on delivering personalized, convenient shopping experiences anytime, anywhere and in any way our customers choose to shop. We are excited about the opportunities ahead and look forward to continuing to serve this lifestyle that we love.”