Del's Feed & Farm Supply was founded in 1972 in the Seattle area of Washington. Del's has 21 stores located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Hawaii. Del's is owned and operated by Tractor Supply Company, which is the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States. The company operates more than 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 revenues surpassing $5 billion. Tractor Supply and Del's stores are primarily located in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The typical Del's store has 4,000-6,000 square feet of inside selling space with an outside feed barn to warehouse bulk feed and hay. Stores have small outside lots used to display agricultural fencing, livestock equipment and horse stalls. The typical Tractor Supply store has approximately 15,500 square feet of inside selling space with a similar amount of outside space. The Company offers the following comprehensive selection of merchandise: (1) equine, livestock, pet and small animal products, including items necessary for their health, care, growth and containment; (2) hardware, truck, towing and tool products; (3) seasonal products, including heating, lawn and garden items, power equipment, gifts and toys; (4) work/recreational clothing and footwear; and (5) maintenance products for agricultural and rural use.