What is Open Buying Days?
An opportunity for potential vendor partners (merchandise, fixtures, P-O-P, signage) to have an audience with a Tractor Supply Merchant
When is the next Open Buying Days?
The next event will occur on Thursday, November 2nd, for approved applications.
Where will it be held?
This event will be held virtually using the RangeMe/ECRM platform.
How does the process work?
The Application Process opens on August 21st.
Potential Vendor Partners will submit their application via the following link:
Approved submissions will be contacted to schedule an appointment with the appropriate Buyer on Thursday, November 2nd.
During each 20-minute meeting, Potential Vendor Partners will present why their product fits with Tractor Supply Company. The Tractor Supply Merchant will determine next steps upon the conclusion of the meeting.
What are the key dates I should know?
August 21, 2023 – Application opens
September 5, 2023 – Deadline to submit applications
On or around September 18th – You will be notified of your application status
September 29th - If you received an invitation to meet with a Buyer, this is the deadline to accept or decline
November 2, 2023 – Date of Open Buying Days Event Who is invited to participate?
Any new vendor partner (merchandise, fixtures, P-O-P, signage) who desires to become a vendor to TSC.
Tractor Supply Company enjoys a direct relationship with our vendors.
Are there any prerequisites?
Do your homework! Vendor products must (broadly) fit the categories that fit TSC’s niche. Spend time on TSC’s website (www.tractorsupply.com)
Visit a TSC store
Tractor Supply Co. Open Buying Days Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I send samples?
Samples should not be sent and will not be accepted before the event. Samples should only be sent if the Buyer requests samples during an approved meeting. If a Buyer requests samples, follow-up details will be provided to the vendor.
How do I schedule an appointment?
You can apply at the following link: www.rangeme.com/growinglifeouthere If your application is approved, you will be contacted to schedule a meeting.