APPLETON, Wis. (Feb. 19, 2019) – Fleet Farm today announced plans to open a new store in Rapid City, South Dakota, as part of the company’s plans to nearly double its store presence by 2023.
The new Rapid City store will be located on Mall Drive, between Lacrosse and North Streets. Construction on the 190,000 square foot store is scheduled to begin this month.
Once complete, customers can expect to find a broad product assortment including apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and kids, an extensive pet care line, select pantry items and snacks, toys, sporting goods, hardware, farm and home items. In addition, the Rapid City Fleet Farm is focused on convenience and will offer automotive services, including oil changes and tire rotations, a gas station and convenience store.
“Fleet Farm is thrilled to announce the construction of our second Fleet Farm in South Dakota,” said Fleet Farm’s Vice President of Real Estate and Construction Tom Carrico. “Beyond bringing our unique product assortment, we are proud to be creating jobs and being part of a compelling retail growth story.”
When the store opens in the Spring of 2020, it will employ more than 200 team members. Hiring for the new store will begin as the store nears completion. In addition to sales floor and cashier teams, the Rapid City Fleet Farm will hire for specialty roles to work in the automotive service center.
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ABOUT FLEET FARM
Fleet Farm has served hardworking Midwestern families since 1955, offering a unique mix of high-quality, value-priced merchandise and services for active, outdoor, suburban and farm communities. Customers can find fishing, hunting and outdoor products, auto parts, farm and pet supplies, home improvement and household goods, clothing and footwear, toys and food, plus services like gas, car wash and auto repair. Fleet Farm has 42 stores located across the Midwest. The company’s headquarters is in Appleton, Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.fleetfarm.com.