TRACTOR SUPPLY CO. ENTERS PET RETAIL STORE BUSINESS
Nov. 24, 2014
Source: Tractor Supply Company news release
HomeTown Pet, a new pet supply retail store operated by Tractor Supply Company, today announced the planned opening of two stores in the Nashville, Tenn., area. The stores will be located in Franklin and Fairview, and are scheduled to open in mid-November, 2014.
HomeTown Pet is a new pet supply store that will provide high-quality products, knowledge and service to pet owners in the Franklin and Fairview surrounding areas. The stores will offer products for a wide variety of pets and animals, including cats, dogs, poultry, birds and horses as well as grooming and mobile vet services.
CJ Prichard, HomeTown Pet Store Manager commented, "We are very excited to be opening HomeTown Pet stores serving the Franklin and Fairview areas. Our friendly and knowledgeable team members are ready to provide a unique shopping experience that meets the needs of pet and animal owners."
Steve Barbarick, Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing for Tractor Supply Company added, "The opening of two HomeTown Pet stores near our Store Support Center in Brentwood, Tennessee, will be an ideal way for us to gain better insight into the pet and animal supply category.
"We are a 'test-and-learn' company, and these stores will provide valuable information that can help us better understand the unique needs of our pet customers."
The HomeTown Pet store in Franklin will be located at 1203 Murfreesboro Road, and the HomeTown Pet store in Fairview will be located at 7034 City Center Way. Each store is expected to employ 12 - 15 team members, including full and part-time positions.
For more information, please visit www.hometownpet.com.