Bomgaars acquires Afton, WY store
Bomgaars Acquires Afton, WY Store
Sioux City – Bomgaars Supply, a farm and ranch chain based in Sioux City, Iowa recently purchased the former Shopko building in Afton, WY.
The 36,000 sq. ft. store is located at 679 Washington St. in Afton. Approximately 15-20 employees from the local area will be hired for a variety of positions. The store is currently scheduled to open for business in early November.
Bomgaars is a fourth-generation company, privately owned by Roger and Jane Bomgaars. The corporate office and distribution center is headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa, where the company originated in 1952. Over the past 68 years Bomgaars has reinvested in the company to construct new buildings, enlarge or renovate existing ones and add locations as opportunities present themselves. With 94 stores currently in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho, the company has approximately 2,500 employees.
Bomgaars has an excellent reputation throughout the area for its high-quality merchandise and first-rate service, along with competitive pricing on name brands chosen for reliability and value. Major departments at all stores include Lawn and Garden plus Nursery, Work and Family Clothing, Farm, Pet, Automotive, Electrical, Plumbing, Hardware, Housewares, and Toys. Some of the brand names that the company offers in clothing include Lee, Wrangler, Carhartt, Under Armour, Columbia, Dickies, Ariat and Georgia. Pet foods include Iams, Purina, Blue Buffalo, Diamond and Science Diet. Tool suppliers include DeWalt, Milwaukee, Irwin, Porter-Cable and Stanley. Automotive accessories, fluids and lubricants are well represented, along with a broad selection of Hutchison-Western gates, panels and wire. In lawn and garden, items from Stihl, Troy-Bilt, Honda, Bonide, Scotts and Ortho are featured. With over 80,000 items for Farm, Home, Auto and Family, the Bomgaars mission is to provide what you need, when you need it.