Northern Tool + Equipment
Northern Tool + Equipment is truly a multi-channel retailer offering a wide selection of products ”” from consumer goods to industrial and construction equipment ”” to do-it-yourselfers, contractors and professional shops via catalog, internet (northerntool.com), mobile and retail locations. Our headquarters are in Burnsville, MN, along with warehouses in Savage, MN/Faribault, MN/Fort Mill, SC/Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. We manufacture North Star, Powerhorse, and several other brands at our facilities in Faribault, MN and Ningbo, China. As of November 8, 2012, Northern Tool + Equipment agreed to acquire The Sportsman’s Guide and The Golf Warehouse from Redcats USA, a division of French company PPR, for $215 million. This deal transformed Northern Tool + Equipment into a company nearing $1.5 billion in sales. The Sportsman’s Guide is a South St. Paul, Minn.-based supplier of top-quality outdoor goods sold via catalogs as well as SportsmansGuide.com, BoatingSavings.com and WorkWearSavings.com. The Golf Warehouse is a Wichita, Kan.-based online golf equipment retailer. Both companies will continue to operate as stand-alone brands to take advantage of their considerable brand equity.