Blain's Farm and Fleet

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Not to be confused with Mills Fleet Farm.
Blain's Farm & Fleet
Type Family Owned
Industry Retail
Founded 1955 by brothers W.C. (Claude) Blain and N.B. (Bert) Blain
Headquarters Janesville, Wisconsin, USA
Products Clothing, footwear, housewares, lawn & garden, farm equipment, automotive, sporting goods, hunting fishing, toys.

Blain's Farm & Fleet is a regional chain of 35 retail stores in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. The stores sell tires, agricultural supplies and equipment, hunting and fishing equipment, kitchen appliances, housewares, automotive goods, men's & women's clothing, household hardware, lawn and garden supplies, outdoor power tools, pumps and generators, paint, pet supplies, candy, sporting goods, tools and toys.


The company was founded in Janesville, Wisconsin in 1955 by brothers W. C. (William Charles) Blain and N. B. (Bert) Blain. The stores are owned by separate companies in a franchise arrangement, while the distribution is handled by the separate entity, Blain Supply Company.[1] The Blain family still owns the business.


Blain's Farm and Fleet motto is:

"The hardest working people in America find value at Farm and Fleet."

A song containing this motto was recorded in Nashville in 1991 by the Eddie Rabbitt band.[2]






  1. ^ "Company info". Retrieved 2007-09-11. 
  2. ^ "Farm & Fleet Motto". Retrieved 2007-09-11. 

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