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.
Website www.farmandfleet.com

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.

History[edit]

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.

Motto[edit]

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]

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References[edit]

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

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