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Source: Tractor Supply Company news release

Tractor Supply Company, the largest retail store chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, has announced the opening of its 1,700th store. The new store is located in Mocksville, NC at 1029 Yadkinville Road, Suite 101 and will hold its grand opening on Saturday, April 7th beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Greg Sandfort, Tractor Supply's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "The opening of our 1,700th store is an important milestone that we are proud to reach during our 80th year of operations, as we continue to bring Tractor Supply closer to more customers who live the Out Here lifestyle. Through our ONETractor strategy, we are combining our physical and digital assets into one seamless shopping experience that allows our customers to engage with us anytime, anywhere and any way they choose. Whether it be in convenient store locations or online, each day we strive to provide our customers with relevant products and legendary service to support their lifestyle."

In celebration of the Company's 1,700th store opening, the Mocksville, NC Tractor Supply store will be hosting several grand opening events on April 7th with participation from a variety of community groups. Festivities include a pet adoption event with the Davie County Humane Society, antique trailer viewings with the Piedmont Antique Power Association, product and driving demos with Cub Cadet, introductory meetings with the Davie County FFA, and other exciting attractions hosted by Tractor Supply Company.

Tractor Supply Company was founded 80 years ago and has grown from its early days as a tractor parts catalog company to become the largest retail store chain of rural lifestyle products, with 1,700 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states, a robust e-commerce website and 28,000 team members across the country. The Company opened 101 new Tractor Supply stores in 2017 and expects to continue its strategic expansion plans with 80 new store openings in 2018.