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June 7, 2011

“Buy from the merchants who are your next-door neighbors. They are the folks who go to church with you, buy from other local firms and keep the money flowing within the community. Your local independent retailer is a longtime resident of the area who actively participates in and generously supports the community.”


That passage was written by a retail store owner, who worried about large competitors encroaching on his turf. The year wasn’t 2011, 2001 or even 1991. 


January 20, 2011

Houston-based Leslie Doggett Industries will be moving its Houston John Deere Construction Equipment dealership to a new location on the site of a historic Chevrolet dealership, according to the Houston Business Journal. 

According to the article, it is estimated that Leslie Doggett paid $8.4 million for the 23.5-acre site.

December 13, 2010

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. announced it has completed the sale of its wind energy business, John Deere Renewables, to Chicago-based Exelon Generation Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Exelon Corporation.

The sale was completed Dec. 10 and consisted of 36 wind projects in eight states- generating 735 operating megawatts of clean, renewable energy- enough to power 160,000 to 220,000 households.
 

November 23, 2010

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co., the 173-year old manufacturer of yard, farm and forestry equipment,...

October 24, 2010

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. renamed its credit and financial services division to John Deere...

August 31, 2010

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. has signed an agreement to sell John Deere Renewables, its...

August 4, 2008

Existing John Deere branded handheld power equipment will soon be substituted with Stihl brand products...

June 4, 2008

Nathan Jones retired from John Deere in December 2007 after serving 28 years with the manufacturer....

February 14, 2008

According to Robert W. Lane, chairman and CEO of Deere, favorable conditions throughout the global...