MT. ANGEL, Ore., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Wilco, a
farmer-owned cooperative, is announcing plans to open a new store
in Lake Oswego, Oregon in early
2020. The new location will expand the specialty retailer's
footprint to over 20 locations across Oregon and Washington.
Committed to nurturing the passions of small-town living, Wilco
carries a wide range of lawn and garden goods, pet products and
services, hardware and livestock and farm supplies. The retailer
hopes to employ a staff of 40 from the local community.
"We look for locations that our research shows have an unmet
need for our top-quality products and services," said Tim Ramsey, Wilco CEO. "As a former Lake Oswego resident, I'm excited to be
revitalizing the vacant building and supporting the local economy.
This is a great opportunity to extend Wilco's love of the land and
commitment to fostering community to my former neighbors."
Wilco builds community by supporting programs such as 4H, FFA,
equestrian teams and events, sports facilities and dog parks and
community gardens. The cooperative also continues to add
sustainability programs such as their annual battery roundup, feed
bag recycling and a new recycling program for denim jeans.
The Lake Oswego Wilco store will offer extensive hardware,
garden and lawn departments alongside a deep pet care offering
including a full-service dog grooming operation.
"Our goal is to supply top-rated, farm-proven brands across all
our departments, bringing the best these industries have to offer
to customers," said Sam Bugarsky,
Wilco Stores President. "We're also
focused on delivering friendly, hands-on customer service and
supporting the passions of the local communities where we operate.
We can't wait to contribute to the Lake
The Lake Oswego store will be
located in the former Wild Oats building at the Gateway to
Lake Oswego at 17711 Jean Way,
convenient to travelers on I-5 traveling to and from Portland.
To learn more about the Wilco Cooperative, visit
http://www.wilco.coop or browse products online at
ABOUT WILCO COOPERATIVE
Wilco is a farmer-owned cooperative headquartered in Mt. Angel, Oregon, with roots that go back to
the 1930's. Since then, Wilco has evolved into one of the
Northwest's largest and most sophisticated ag-based cooperatives,
and today serves the unique needs of over 500,000 customers with a
member base of over 3,000 strong. Wilco delivers three main service
lines to support these customers and members: hazelnut processing
and marketing, bulk fuels and the farm stores, which are open to
the public. Wilco is also part of the Valley Agronomics joint
venture and is committed to delivering on its core values and
supporting communities, with a focus on growth and innovation to
strengthen agriculture and rural lifestyles. To learn more, visit
the website at http://www.wilco.coop.
SOURCE Wilco Farmers