BRENTWOOD, TN--(Marketwired - February 17, 2015) - Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today announced the opening of its 1,400th store. The store is located in Eunice, LA and will hold its grand opening on February 21, 2015.

"We are thrilled to be celebrating another milestone in Tractor Supply's growth story, with the opening of our 1,400th store," said Greg Sandfort, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We believe there is still tremendous expansion potential ahead, and we are excited for the opportunity to serve the rural lifestyle in new markets." 

Tractor Supply operates stores in every state with the exception of Alaska and employs more than 21,000 team members. The Company opened a total of 107 stores in 31 states this past year and continues to expand its presence in rural communities across the country. 

"We continue to be very pleased with the performance of Tractor Supply's new stores," said Lee Downing, Executive Vice President, Store Operations and Real Estate. "We look forward to supporting the community of Eunice, LA by providing a one-stop shop and legendary service to ensure that customers have everything they need to care for their home, land, pets and animals."

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 in 49 states, with annual sales in excess of $5 billion. 

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About Tractor Supply Company
At December 27, 2014, Tractor Supply Company operated 1,382 stores in 49 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 heating, 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