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Blain's Farm and Fleet

(Private)  
Retail
2,500 - 5,000 employees  |  
Overview



Founded in 1955 by brothers W.C. (Claude) Blain and N.B. (Bert) Blain, Blain's Farm & Fleet stores are specialty discount retailers with 35 locations throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. Receiving management, merchandising and distribution services from Blain Supply, Inc., each retail store is a division of one of the Farm and Fleet Corporations, as shown in our store locator. They are not owned by or a subsidiary of Blain Supply, Inc. Following the vision of their father, Robert Blain and Jane Blain Gilbertson (N.B. Blain’s children) remain steadfast in offering customers high-quality products, competitive prices, reliable service and providing you with a family shopping experience. Blain’s Farm & Fleet stores have 150,000 items available for sale so that everything you need for your family or for a project are found under one roof. Major Brands Offered: Carhartt, Levi's, Sag Harbor, Hamilton Beach, Chicago Cutlery, Rubbermaid, CharBroil, Huffy, Purina, Toro, Black & Decker, Moen, Michelin, John Lyons, Science Diet, Milwaukee, Delta, MTD, Healthtex, Columbia Sportswear, Farnam, Fram, Lee, KitchenAid, Cuisinart, Coleman, Cooper Tire and many more!

Culture

We want to make a difference to you by offering you an environment that is conducive to making your career and personal life thrive. You’ll find that our family owned status allows us to make strategic and long-term decisions that are in the best interest of the company and our family of associates. This, combined with our top of the line training programs, career opportunities and comprehensive benefits package, make Blain’s Farm and Fleet a company you’ll be proud to work with. At Blain Supply and Blain's Farm & Fleet, you have our commitment that we will do everything possible to ensure that your experience with us will be challenging, enjoyable and rewarding. You’ll receive everything you need in order to succeed, from on-the-job training, a mentoring and coaching atmosphere, financial stability and benefits you just won’t find in any other company. Take a closer look at our companies today. Thank you for considering a career with Blain Supply and Blain’s Farm & Fleet.

Benefits

You need a benefits package that will truly make a difference in your life. In addition to:

  • Major medical
  • Hospitalization
  • Dental
  • Optical
  • 401K
  • Company funded profit-sharing program
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Home mortgage options through GMAC
You’ll find that we have benefits you just won’t find at any other retailer. Things like:
  • Our stores close on all major holidays, including Memorial Day, July Fourth and Labor Day, so that our employees can spend time with their families and friends.
  • Numerous opportunities for growth and advancement because of our commitment to continuous training, consistent and measured growth and financial stability.
  • We keep our hours of operation at a manageable level for our associates. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 9:00pm, Saturdays from 8:30am to 8:00pm and Sundays from 9:00am to 6:00pm.
  • Paid vacation
  • Non smoking & drug free environment
  • Relocation packages - Within the United States
  • Special pricing on GM cars and trucks
  • Discounts on Dell Computer products
And, most important, all of this is nicely packaged in a family environment dedicated to making your career flourish.
Vision

Following the vision of their father, Robert Blain and Jane Blain Gilbertson (N.B. Blain’s children) remain steadfast in offering customers high-quality products, competitive prices, reliable service and providing you with a family shopping experience.

Our Philosophy: Offer customers good, honest value by providing the best brands available at the lowest price possible.

People

Quality people have always been at the heart of our success because Blain Supply and Blain’s Farm & Fleet take pride in their commitment to family, customer service, quality products and servicing what we sell. In addition, Blain Supply, Inc. and Blain’s Farm & Fleet are dedicated to giving back to the community through the Bert and Claude Blain Memorial Scholarships, the Kids Helping Kids program, 4-H Sponsorships and various other local donations.

Products

Blain’s Farm & Fleet stores have 150,000 items available for sale so that everything you need for your family or for a project are found under one roof.

  • Auto service center
  • Automotive batteries
  • Candy
  • Children’s clothing
  • Electrical supplies
  • Electronics
  • Farm supplies
  • Fencing supplies
  • Footwear
  • Furniture
  • Giftware - Hand tools
  • Hardware
  • Housewares
  • Lawn & garden supplies
  • Men’s clothing
  • Nature centers
  • Oil/chemicals
    (automotive)
  • Paint
  • Pet supplies
  • Plumbing materials - Power tools
  • Replacement auto
    parts
  • Sporting goods
  • Tires
  • Toys
  • Truck accessories
  • Women’s clothing
  • Workwear
  • And...TOYLAND!!
Contact

Blain Supply, Inc.
PO Box 391
Janesville, WI
53547-0391
608.754.2821
info@farmandfleet.com