Even as employees were told the JCP Store in Thief River Falls was closing, the same workers were being recruited last week by a National Retailer with plans to open in Thief River Falls.
In an interview with Thief River Falls Radio, Tractor Supply Representatives said they expect the new store to be open this Fall, as early as September.
Tractor Supply Company is a leading US Retailer offering products that include: home improvement, agriculture, lawn and garden maintenance, and livestock, equine and pet care.
The company was established as a mail order tractor supply business with its first retail store in Minot, North Dakota in 1938. Their headquarters is in Brentwood, Tennessee.
Tractor Supply Company operates more than 1,400 stores in 49 states as well as an on-line store; TractorSupply.com.
The company mission statement; “To work hard, have fun and make money by providing legendary service and great products at everyday low prices.”
Officials said yesterday those who wish to apply to be “part of the team” can visit their website at tractorsupply.jobs.