Tractor Supply Company

  1. Department: Nonfood
Petsense by Tractor Supply and pet food brand Canidae are joining forces to offer relief to animal shelters affected by Kentucky’s flash flooding in July. Local Kentucky animal shelters and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will benefit from the partnership, which will deliver 1,560 pounds of dog food to these […]
  1. Channel: Specialty & Other
BRENTWOOD, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #4H–Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, the Tractor Supply Company Foundation and Carhartt, America’s premium workwear brand, today announced the second year of the “Support the Trades” line to further help close the country’s skilled trades gap. Support the Trades merchandise is exclusively available […]
  1. Retail Operations
NAPCO Research, in conjunction with Blackhawk Network, recently executed a comprehensive review of the state of U.S.-based merchants’ gift card offerings. The 2022 report included an assessment of retailers’ e-commerce/digital, mobile, and in-store gift card offerings, providing an omnicommerce view into the consumer gift card purchase and recipient experience. The subsequent report, the fifth annual version, features data […]
  1. Data & Insights
RETHINK Retail’s Solution Spotlight shines a light on industry vendors and what makes them distinct. This vendor spotlight is on Microsoft and Theatro. Microsoft is an international technology corporation producing innovative computer software solutions to businesses and consumers. Theatro offers communication solutions for frontline workers so they can stay connected with each other, experts, managers, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In our Season 4 finale, we peer into Steve’s crystal ball to review his annual predictions as we approach the half way point of the year. In addition to unpacking what they are all about, we go for radical accountability, assessing each of them hits, misses or, perhaps, a bit too soon to tell. But […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RETHINK Retail’s Solution Spotlight shines a light on industry vendors and what makes them distinct. This vendor spotlight is on RELEX Solutions, the world’s largest provider of guaranteed fraud protection. RELEX Solutions is a leading provider of cutting-edge retail optimization software helping retailers adapt to every future, faster. Its cloud-native Living Retail Platform delivers pragmatic […]
  1. Channel: Specialty & Other
Tractor Supply has increased the size of its indirect procurement group, which negotiates purchases of goods not sold in stores, in an effort to reduce costs. The retailer expects inflationary pressures to continue into the first half of 2022 before slowing later in the year.
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dollar General is expanding its pOpshelf offering into a store-in-a-store format at two DG Markets in the Nashville, Tenn. area. The concept, which launched in October 2020 and has since expanded to 16 stores, offers a rotating selection of items at price points of $5 or less. “Through this combined format, we aim to deliver […]
  1. Media & Marketing
In a session during the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) inaugural Retail Converge event last month, Hal Lawton, president and CEO of Tractor Supply Company (TSC), discussed how the company is planning to be an even more integral part of its customers’ lives through its Life Out Here strategy. In addition, Lawton addressed TSC’s recently relaunched loyalty program, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The second installment of NRF 2021, NRF Converge, came at a time when the new normal has given us a clearer look into the world of post-pandemic retail. The virtual event served as a mid-year check in for the retail community and featured over 160 different sessions on topics including: customer experience, cybersecurity, ecommerce, data […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
My cat woke me at 5:15 this morning because he wanted to go and play outside. I have to admit, I was a tad grumpy, but he has been a source of amusement (not comfort: he’s not that kind of cat) over the past year when we’ve been stuck at home. And my family is […]
  1. Channel: Specialty & Other
In 2020, home improvement sales in the United States amounted to some 400 billion U.S. dollars. By 2024, this amount is expected to reach over 500 billion U.S. dollars. Home improvement chains With sales exceeding the 110 billion U.S. dollar mark, The Home Depot was the leading home improvement chain in the United States in […]
  1. Media & Marketing
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  1. Data & Insights
MPB Careers: UNFI – Brand Manager United States of America, Rhode Island, Providence Purpose: The Brand Manager will play a significant role in the development and execution of multiple brand marketing plans, strategies and innovation to achieve the brand’s short and long-term business objectives. This role will collaborate with Sales, Supply Chain, Insights and Creative […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Millennials departing major cities to adopt suburban and rural lifestyles have emerged as a key customer base for farming supplies retailer Tractor Supply, CEO Hal Lawton said. “We’ve been gaining market share with our core customer, but also with the new customer: the millennial customer,” Lawton told CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “We saw a 4 point […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Three years after it created its CSR and Food Transition index, french retailer Carrefour is raising its targets and setting itself some new ones. Henceforth, it will be incorporated into the pay structure and bonuses of the retailers employees, as well as into the remuneration of integrated country managers. In 2018, Carrefour introduced a CSR […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Image source: Getty Images. The cause of the so-called retail apocalypse often gets attributed to the efforts of one major company: Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). The $1.7 trillion behemoth has upended numerous shopping categories with its e-commerce excellence, from apparel to electronics and even groceries. But one sizable segment the Seattle-based company hasn’t really hurt is home improvement. The largest such retailer in the world, Home […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Macy’s Backstage, Lids and Carhartt all have announced expansions of shop-in-shop formats with parent and partner retailers. Macy’s plans to eventually add Backstage-branded spaces at 270 locations across the U.S.; Lids has partnered with DSW and The Shoe Company for in-store shops at locations in Canada; and Carhartt and Tractor Supply Company are expanding their […]

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Axios reports that “Walmart+ members in some U.S. markets will be able to schedule to have returns picked up from their doorsteps starting the first week in October … ‘Return Pickup from Home’ is scheduled by app.” Walmart says that “members won’t need to provide a box or a label – simply hand off the […]

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