Blain's Farm and Fleet

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Not to be confused with Mills Fleet Farm.
Blain's Farm & Fleet
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 38 retail stores in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. The stores sell tires, agricultural supplies and equipment, hunting and fishing equipment and licenses, 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. "Claude" Blain and N. B. "Bert" Blain. Each retail store is part of Farm and Fleet Stores which operate in four divisions by region, while the distribution is handled by a separate entity, Blain Supply.[1] The business is a private closely held corporation primarily owned by CEO/President Jane Blain Gilbertson since her brother, Robert, retired in 2014. The chain has one distribution center in Janesville.

Locations[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company info". Retrieved 2007-09-11. 

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