Farm & Home Supply acquires Big R stores in Springfield, Illinois


Farm & Home Supply recently acquired three Big R stores, including 2804 N. Dirksen Parkway.

The other stores are in Lincoln and Taylorville. The name Farm & Home Supply will appear in these stores.

The Springfield Big R will be temporarily closed and will eventually reopen as a new eastern location for Farm & Home Supply.

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Farm & Home Supply currently has a store one block north at 2900 N. Dirksen Parkway. He also has a store at 3030 Wabash Ave.

The three stores acquired will be renovated and enlarged.

Farm & Home Supply was founded as a one-stop shop in 1960, under the name Quincy Farm Supply. It now has 16 stores in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.

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In addition to farm and household items, stores stock sporting and hunting items, farm / farm equipment, automobiles, clothing, footwear, pet supplies, and garden tools. The new stores will include full-service small engine repair centers and in-store / curbside pickup areas.

“We are grateful that we can extend the Farm & Home Supply name to these wonderful communities,” said Adam Bowles, owner of Farm & Home Supply. “We are delighted to provide a wide selection of products and services that customers in the regions rely on us for.

Contact Steven Spearie: 217-622-1788, sspearie@sj-r.com, twitter.com/@StevenSpearie.



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