The Midwestern retailer has named a permanent successor to Wayne Sales, who has been serving as interim chief since January 2017.
The new CFO is a 10+-year veteran of Central Garden & Pet.
The retailer reported a net sales boost that was largely driven by its Pet segment.
The retailer has acquired K&H Manufacturing, a producer of branded pet products.
During the Q1 earnings call, Tractor Supply executives discussed the impact of seasonality, BOPIS, and the rapidly changing retail landscape.
Weather played a big role in the retailer's first quarter performance, says CEO Greg Sandfort.
With a business update on the first quarter, the company believes there are good things ahead further into the spring selling season.
The retailer has completed the national roll-out of its Neighbor's Club loyalty program.
Barton was recently promoted to senior VP and controller earlier this year.
The 93-unit retailer known as "America's farm and home store" has its sights set on another Michigan store in a former Walmart location. (Source: M Live)