Jane Blain Gilbertson
What is the history of Blain’s Farm & Fleet?
Our History. Blain’s Farm Fleet was founded in 1955 by brothers Claude and Bert Blain. Bert’s daughter, Jane Blain Gilbertson is the current CEO and President after working with the organization for over 30 years herself. The company now has 40 stores throughout Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Along with Blain Supply Inc.
Is farm and fleet going out of business?
The retail chain Quality Farm Fleet and Central Tractor Farm Country is having liquidation sales at all its 153 stores in 10 states, including three in the Twin Tiers. Thursday afternoon the staff was preparing to place a liquidation-sale sign in its window. … Herein, Is Farm and Fleet still in business? Your local family business.
How do I use the Farm & Fleet app?
Download the Farm Fleet app so you can shop our website and access your Blain’s account from the touch of your fingertips. Additional features include creating a gift registry, accessing your Blain’s Rewards account, among others.
How do I earn points at Blain’s Farm & Fleet?
Enjoy exclusive savings, members only events, and earn 1 point for every $1 spent. At 2,500 points, the customer receives a $25 eGift card in their inbox. Apply for Blain’s Farm Fleet Mastercard and earn 3 Rewards points on every purchase you make at Blain’s!
Who founded Blain’s Farm and Fleet?
William Claude Blain and Norman Albert "Bert" Blain founded Blain’s Farm & Fleet back in June of 1955. During this time period, legislation only allowed the sale of discounted goods to other businesses. The law also said that someone who owned 5 or more engines was considered a fleet operator and therefore a business.
Who invented the discount store?
The original discount retailer. Claude and Bert Blain pioneered the idea of a discount supply store open to the public in order to fulfill their mission of providing quality products to the hardworking and rural farmers of Wisconsin at an affordable price.
Is Blain’s Farm and Fleet a song?
Blain’s Farm & Fleet has been passed down several generations to our current President and CEO. This is an updated 2020 version of the original 1994 song by Eddie Rabbitt’s Band , performed by an artist from a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum, world-toured band.