Tractor Supply Company: For Life Out Here

Last Updated on June 20, 2021

June 12, 2021

We fulfill our brand promise of being the most dependable supplier with an infrastructure that supports our customers’ unique needs.

Tractor Supply Company’s 1,950 Retail Store Locations Across the United States.

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) stores offer products for both farm and home. From agriculture, livestock, equine and pet care to lawn and garden and home improvement, Tractor Supply Company has it all.  

The first Tractor Supply Company first opened in 1938 as a mail order tractor parts business. It wasn’t until 1939 that the first store was opened in Minot, North Dakota. The company is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville.

The typical Tractor Supply store has about 15,500 square feet of selling space inside, with a similar amount of outside space.

In 2004, Fortune magazine named Tractor Supply Company one of the 100 fastest growing businesses. At that time, the company had revenues of more than US$1.7billion.  

October 10, 2013, was the 75th anniversary of Tractor Supply Company. The occasion was celebrated when the company rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York.

Today, there are 1,950 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states.

The company’s 1,900th store opened in September 2020.

So, can I buy a tractor at Tractor Supply Company?
Nope! You can buy pretty much everything else, but no tractors. You can buy what you need to repair your tractor or truck, though. And, as everyone who lives on a farm knows, you have to be a jack-of-all-trades, from repairing wells and building fences to taking care of your home, outbuildings and animals, and you can get everything you need for these chores at Tractor Supply Company.

In 2020, 47 percent of the company’s sales were related to livestock and pet products; 21 percent of sales were in the hardware, tools, truck and towing category of products; seasonal products such as lawn and garden equipment, gifts and toys were 21 percent of sales.

In September 2016, Tractor Supply Company acquired Petsense, LLC, a specialty retailer of pet supplies.

Tractor Supply’s mission statement is: “To work hard, have fun and make money by providing legendary service and great products at everyday low prices.”

Interesting facts about Tractor Supply Company

Sales in 2020: $10.62 billion
Years of service: 83
Number of stores: 1,950
Number of team members: 42,000+

Gloria Sauvé
Communications and Marketing

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