Tractor Supply Company(NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, recognized its top vendor partners at the Company’s annual partnership conference held virtually on August 13, 2020. Each company was selected for their exceptional dedication, collaboration and commitment to offer products that resonate with the differentiated lifestyle of Tractor Supply’s customers.
MTD Products, the manufacturer of Cub Cadet and Troy-Bilt brands of outdoor power and lawn care equipment, was named Vendor Partner of the Year for sales growth, innovation and overall support of Tractor Supply and its customers.
“Every year, Tractor Supply selects our Vendor Partner of the Year based on their commitment to growing our mutual business and providing quality products, innovation, value and legendary customer service. We celebrate the accomplishments of MTD Products and our divisional award winners and extend our appreciation to all of our vendors for their support and commitment to our shared customers,” said Seth Estep, Tractor Supply’s Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer.
In addition to the Vendor Partner of the Year Award, Tractor Supply recognized the following Partners of the Year for each of its merchandising divisions and other areas:
Merchandising Division Vendor Partner of the Year:
- Clothing & Gift: Castlewood
- Companion Animal: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
- Large Animal & Fencing: Woodstream Corporation
- OmniChannel: Husqvarna
- Seasonal & Agricultural: Burpee Seed Company
- Truck, Tool & Hardware: Hillman Group
- Exclusive Brand Partner of the Year: Animal Comfort Group
- Innovation Partner of the Year: The Toro Company
- Rookie of the Year: Triple Crown Nutrition, Inc.
- Service Provider of the Year: HiTouch Business Services
- Supply Chain Partner of the Year: Cargill Corporation
About Tractor Supply Company
Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, has been passionate about serving its unique niche, as a one-stop shop for recreational farmers, ranchers and all those who enjoy living the rural lifestyle, for more than 80 years. Tractor Supply offers an extensive mix of products necessary to care for home, land, pets and animals with a focus on product localization, exclusive brands and legendary customer service that addresses the needs of the Out Here lifestyle. With more than 38,000 Team Members, the Company leverages its physical store assets with digital capabilities to offer customers the convenience of purchasing products they need anytime, anywhere and any way they choose at the everyday low prices they deserve. At June 27, 2020, the Company operated 1,881 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states and an e-commerce website at www.TractorSupply.com.
Tractor Supply Company also owns and operates Petsense, a small-box pet specialty supply retailer focused on meeting the needs of pet owners, primarily in small and mid-size communities, and offering a variety of pet products and services. At June 27, 2020, the Company operated 180 Petsense stores in 25 states. For more information on Petsense, visit www.Petsense.com.