SIOUX CITY – Bomgaars Supply, Inc., a farm and ranch retail chain based in Sioux City recently purchased the former Shopko building in Chariton, Iowa

The 30,000 sq. ft. store is located at 1901 Court Ave. in Chariton. Approximately 10-15 employees from the local area will be hired for a variety of positions. A hiring Fair will be held at the Chariton City Hall Feb. 20 from 12 noon – 7 p.m. and Feb. 21 8 a.m.–12 noon. The store is scheduled to open for business in May 2020.

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 20 years Bomgaars has reinvested in the company to construct new buildings, enlarge or renovate existing ones and add locations as opportunities present themselves. With 92 stores currently in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, Idaho and Wyoming, 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, Footwear and Clothing, Farm, Pet, Automotive, Electrical, Plumbing, Hardware, Housewares, and Toys. Some of the brand names that the company offers in clothing include, Wrangler, Carhartt, Under Armour, Columbia, Dickies, Ariat and Noble.

Read the February 11, 2020 edition of the Chariton Leader for the rest of the story.

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