Tractor Supply Company is the largest operator of rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States. The company operates over 1,400 retail stores in 49 states, employs more than 21,000 team members and is headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn. Its stock is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol "TSCO". The company was founded in 1938 as a mail order catalog business offering tractor parts to America's family farmers. Today Tractor Supply is a leading edge retailer with annual revenues of approximately $5.7 billion. Tractor Supply stores are located primarily in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The typical Tractor Supply store has about 15,500 square feet of selling space inside, with a similar amount of outside space.