Menards home improvement stores are well known throughout the Midwest for a complete selection of high-quality, name-brand merchandise; tools for any job; and state-of-the-art in-store computers to help guests design their special projects.
- Headquarters: Eau Claire, Wis.
- Founding year: 1960
- Number of locations as of January 2011: 255
Menards home improvement stores are well known throughout the Midwest for a complete selection of high-quality, name-brand merchandise; tools for any job; and state-of-the-art in-store computers to help guests design their special projects. Whether a light bulb, a can of pain, or the tools to build a deck or even a new home, Menards carries the products its customers need.
Most Menards stores also carry name brand appliances, pet products, lawn and garden supplies, and even a line of convenience groceries. For these reasons, Menards has become known for its customer service and as the place to “Save Big Money,” which has become its famous slogan.
With home improvement at the forefront of today’s do-it-yourself market, Menards provides a valuable resource for the entire community. Menards creates employment opportunities and economic growth while fulfilling the various home improvement needs of local homeowners, tenants, and business owners. A family-owned company started in 1960, Menards operates 255 home improvement stores with locations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Today, it is recognized as the retail home center leader in these states.
Menards is also known throughout the home improvement industry as the low price leader. Menards does things right—the company’s strength and success can be seen in the well-stocked and maintained stores, the lowest prices in town, and the way guests are always treated like family in a hometown hardware store atmosphere.