BRENTWOOD, TN--(Marketwired - October 28, 2014) - Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced the opening of its first store in the State of Utah, as the Company continues to execute upon its western expansion strategy.

"Utah represents the 49th state of operation for Tractor Supply and we believe this new market will be a great addition to our expanding store base," said Greg Sandfort, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We remain pleased with the performance of our western stores and are confident in our ability to continue to strategically grow in this region."

The Perry City store, located at 1635 West 1100 South, officially opened for business on October 25, 2014 and will hold its grand opening event this Saturday, November 1, 2014. The new store is 21,930 square-feet in size and employs approximately 15 team members.

"Our store team members are ready and able to provide Tractor Supply customers in the Perry City and surrounding communities with seasoned advice and exceptional service," said Lee Downing, Executive Vice President, Store Operations and Real Estate. "We look forward to operating in Utah and providing a great one-stop shopping experience that our customers can depend on for the care and maintenance of their home, land, pets and animals."

Tractor Supply Company now operates over 1,360 stores in 49 states and employs more than 19,000 team members across the country. 

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About Tractor Supply Company
At September 27, 2014, Tractor Supply Company operated 1,361 stores in 48 states. The Company's stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers and others who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. Stores are located primarily in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The Company offers the following comprehensive selection of merchandise: (1) equine, livestock, 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) work/recreational clothing and footwear; and (5) maintenance products for agricultural and rural use.

Contact Information:

Alecia Pulman/Brittany Rae Fraser
(203) 682-8200