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FTC Approves Acquisition of Orscheln by Tractor Supply

By Gordon HopkinsWhile a deal has been in the works for well over a year, Tractor Supply Company announced on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, that it received clearance from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to close on its previously announced acquisition of Orscheln Farm and Home.

Tractor Supply Company, which describes itself as “the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States,” will not be taking over every Orscheln store. The company will acquire a net 81 stores and divest the remaining 85 stores to two other buyers, Buchheit and Bomgaars, approved by the FTC. The net purchase price of the 81 stores acquired and retained is app...


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