Farm, pet, & ranch spur True Value’s Q1 growth

CHICAGO — True Value had revenue of $331.5 million for the quarter ending March 29, an increase of 6.0% or $18.9 million over the same period a year ago. Strong sales in the farm, ranch, auto and pet, seasonal, plumbing, and paint categories drove growth for the quarter. Same-store sales were up 7.3% in the quarter.