Dubuque, IA, February 3, 2015 - Theisen’s (pronounced Ty-sens) Home?Farm?Auto, a family-owned, leading mid-west retailer, will be opening their second Wisconsin location in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. The 50,000+ square foot retail store will be accessibly located at 616 State Highway 54, Black River Falls, WI 54615. The building previously housed another retailer.
Plans for updating the existing structure are well underway, and activity on the site should start this month. Theisen’s Home?Farm?Auto of Black River Falls will open in the summer of 2015. Approximately 30-35 associates will be added to the Theisen’s Team.
“We are excited to continue to expand into the Wisconsin market,” notes Jim Theisen, President. “We believe that people buy from people, not from companies. Our associates work with us, not for us. Having worked collectively with communities, and served the state of Iowa since 1927, we look forward to being a valuable part of the Black River Falls community as we continue to grow in Wisconsin!” Theisen’s prides itself on giving back to the communities they serve including community involvement, donations and grant funds to non-profit charitable organizations. In 2014, Theisen’s donated over $208,000 in grants to community organizations.
Theisen’s is also strongly committed to outstanding customer service, aggressive pricing and a broad selection of the most familiar, trusted brands of merchandise. Theisen’s offers, and continually adds, top quality national brands such as Carhartt, Columbia, Under Armour, Levi’s, Red Wing, Scotts, Science Diet, along with many more.
The extensive array of quality, name brand product categories that Theisen’s offers includes farm supplies, hunting & sporting goods, lawn & garden, power equipment, casual clothing, work wear and footwear, pet supplies, automotive, tools & hardware, plumbing & electrical and much more. As a nimble company, Theisen’s is able to cater to the needs of their customer base. They understand that the communities they serve can be diverse, and may have different product requirements. Tony Theisen adds “When we say More For You, we really mean it.”
Theisen’s, started in Dubuque, Iowa in 1927, is led by members of the family including Jim Theisen, President, who joined the Company in 1956, and his sons Chris - VP Operations, and Tony - VP Purchasing, who joined their father in 1987. In 2014, with the addition of Matt Theisen - Commercial Sales Manager, Theisen’s has now added a fourth generation to the company.
Theisen’s has been working closely with the city of Black River Falls creating this exciting venture. There are currently 20 Iowa Theisen’s stores operating in Ames, Anamosa, Cedar Rapids N.E., Cedar Rapids S.W., Charles City, Coralville, Dewitt, Dubuque, Dyersville, Grinnell, Indianola, Iowa Falls, Maquoketa, Marshalltown, Monticello, New Hampton, Newton, Pella, Tipton and Vinton. Our store in Sparta, WI will be opening in April of 2015. The corporate headquarters and distribution center is located in a 220,000 square foot facility in Dubuque.
Ribbon Cutting for Theisen's of Sparta, WI
Sparta, WI,– The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to join in a ribbon cutting at Theisen’s on Tuesday, March 31st starting at 11:00am located at 3100 Black River Street in Sparta, WI.
Lance Wiersema, store manager, and the Theisen’s team of associates, are excited about the new 50,000+ sq. ft. store, and are pleased to have the opportunity to serve Sparta and the surrounding communities.
Theisen’s (pronounced Ty-sens), a family-owned retailer, founded in 1927 by Leo and Kathryn Theisen, started as Theisen Battery & Electric in Dubuque, Iowa selling just tires and batteries. Now with 20 stores in Iowa, and the first in Wisconsin, Theisen’s stands four generations strong and growing. Theisen’s has expanded into farm supplies, hunting & sporting goods, lawn & garden, power equipment, casual clothing, work wear and footwear, pet supplies, tools & hardware, plumbing & electrical and much more, including an Automotive Service Center. Theisen’s prides itself on the best brands of quality products, including Carhartt, Columbia, Under Armour, Levi’s, Red Wing, Scotts, Science Diet, Cooper Tires, and many more. All this backed by outstanding customer service, more selection, more savings, and FREE popcorn while you shop! More For You! And, More For Your Community, with Theisen’s dedication to giving back to the community.
Theisen’s corporate headquarters and distribution center, Theisen Supply Inc, is located in Dubuque IA. Jim Theisen, President & CEO, states, “people buy from people, not companies” and stresses that “our associates work with us, not for us”.
Theisen’s hopes to see you in the store or online soon! Thank You!
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